Discover the real Africa - an Africa beyond the tourist trails, in Hemingway's Chyulu Hills looking across to Mount Kilimanjaro.

A camp where young people from all over the world can experience an unforgettable journey through the savannah, cloud forests, hills and reserves in Kenya’s Chyulu Hills.

Develop and promote ecotourism by understanding the issues facing the ecosystem and learning how wild animals can be best protected.

Exchange ideas with the Maasai and local communities through artistic projects and teaching in local schools.

Leave behind the digital world and step outside your comfort zone to build your leadership and teamwork skills at the heart of an entrepreneurial group.

Enrolment as an individual camper

An adventure designed and led by experts.

Chyulu Wilderness Camp is organised in conjunction with Le Rosey Adventures and The Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust. Rosey Adventures has been leading camps for over 50 years; its organisation is a guarantee of Swiss safety, quality and pastoral care. The Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust works to protect the legendary ecosystems and biodiversity of East Africa through conservation that directly benefits local Maasai communities.

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Four diverse core camp modules for students aged 12-18 years.

The Camp caters for a wide variety of learning outcomes including: engaging with issues of global importance, consideration of ethical implications, developing new skills, working collaboratively with others, undertaking new challenges, showing perseverance and commitment.

A unique opportunity for the International Baccalaureate and A-Level.

For students aged 15 and above preparing their high school diploma, the programme specifically fulfils the requirements of CAS for the International Baccalaureate and the EPQ at A-Level.

Conservation

Conservation

Reconnect with nature on one of our conservation projects or explore the cloud forest of the Chyulu Hills to understand the landscape's unique biodiversity.

Community

Community

Help to promote positive development in education and local enterprise, offering your time to local communities & participating in traditional arts, crafts and community sports.

Mindfulness

Mindfulness

Experience autonomy, meditation, self-realization and African traditions, offering greater understanding and appreciation of the Maasai culture and way of life.

Dedicated to promoting sustainable tourism and inspiring change.

Purpose-built in 2020, Chyulu Wilderness Camp is the first zero-emissions and carbon negative eco-lodge in Kenya. The carbon negative is achieved through an afforestation programme funded by Le Rosey.

Fully-powered by solar energy, the camp uses photovoltaic panels for electricity and hot water. The camp recycles all waste and treats grey and black waters with ecological techniques. All kitchens are powered by induction and all Land Rovers are retrofitted with an electric motor.

The camp is equipped to welcome up to 60 students in tents with en-suite. It boasts an authentic African lounge, dining room, library, conference room, outdoor fireplace and communal café.

Begin your journey to Africa.

Enrolment for Chyulu Wilderness Camp opens in late 2021 for programmes in 2022.

Camp fees: 4,900 US$. Fees are for an individual camper for a one-week stay, including air-transfers between Nairobi* and the camp, full-boarding and all activities. *Return flights to Nairobi from your home country are not included.

If you are interested in participating in a programme at Chyulu Wilderness Camp, please contact us below to receive further information.