Experience of conducting Wildlife Camps, Treks, Kids Camps for last 18 years has taught us one thing. It is the “TEAM” that makes the difference! In our constant endeavor of making Foliage Outdoors camps better, we are happy to announce the Volunteers Training Programme 2018. This programme is aimed at developing better TEAM of Volunteers and Instructors out of enthusiastic Foliagers !!
14 indoor sessions.
One Nature outing (1 Day)
One Trek (1 Day)
One overnight training camp (1 nights 2 days)
Survival Wilderness Camp (1 night 2 days)
One Certified Basic First Aid Program (18 hours spread over 3 days)
One Certified Basic Air Rifle shooting Program
Practical, hands-on experience of conducting excursions.
Basic First Aid & CPR
Personality development and Leadership Abilities
Survival Wilderness Camping
Introduction and application of adventure gear and safety equipment
Presentations on different facets of nature
Introduction to the types of forest and ecosystems
Communication and Presentation skills
Group dynamics and Importance of Teamwork
Administration of Multiple days Outdoor programme (Tour/Camp)
Administration of One day Outdoor Programme (Trek/Nature Outing/Field Trip)
Group games and Group Discussions
Handling Kids Psychology
Basic Rifle Shooting
Highlights of VTP:
Outdoors experts with more than 18 years of field experience as Faculty Members.
Knowledge of equipment and its application in the Great Outdoors through hands on experience.
Personality development, Presentation Skills, Interpersonal skills, knowing group dynamics, polishing administrative skills, how to work in team, testing of leadership abilities, quick response time, etc
Projects and assignments that will enrich your learning.
Participants achieving A+ grade on Course Conclusion to get 100% refund of the course fees.
Opportunities of leading and assisting Foliage Outdoors Kids Camps, Adventure Camps, One Day Excursions and Wildlife Camps.
Participants will get a certificate on completion of the Programme.
How will VTP benefit you?
Opportunity for Full time career with Foliage Outdoors for deserving candidate.
Bright chances of leading and assisting Foliage Outdoors Kids Camps, Adventure Camps, One Day Excursions and Wildlife Camps after the course.
Participants completing the Programme with ‘C’ grade will be eligible for discounts in camp fees.
Participants completing the Programme with ‘B’ grade will be eligible to get included in the team leading Foliage Outdoors camps without incurring any expenditure.
Participants completing the Programme with ‘A’ grade will be invited on Foliage Outdoors camps as Volunteers and will get honorarium for the same.
Personality Development Programme and opportunities of presentations will enhance the skills that will be lifetime assets for participants.
Who can participate?
For Age group between 16 to 25 years.
Charges: Rs. 18000 + 18% GST
(inclusive of everything mentioned under Course Structure - Indoor as well as outdoors sessions, overnight camp and survival camping experience)
These fees are applicable to:
1. Students between 16 to 25 years of age.
2. Those who have completed the Basic Course in Mountaineering.
3. Those who have completed the Basic Course in Ornithology conducted by Ela Foundation.
4. Those who have completed the Basic Course in Field Botany conducted by Nisarg Sevak and ARI.
5. Those who have completed the Postgraduate Diploma Course in Natural Resource Management, Sustainable Development and Ecological Restoration conducted by Ecological Society, Pune.
Duration: 15th July 2018 and will continue till January 2019 (Indoor and Outdoor sessions). Projects and assignments will be during this period or post January.
Timing: Indoor sessions will be conducted at 8.30 am to 11.30 am on every Sunday. Details of the session will be provided by Friday evening or Saturday noon via SMS.