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Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival
11:00-12:00 Arrival
Safety Briefing (walking around camp, wildlife, fires, emergency procedures etc)
Camp Briefing (power and generator timetable, water limitations and usage, drinks policy – cash but water included, safe times for collection of valuables)
13:00 Check in
13:30-15:00 Lunch
15:00-16:00 Property walk and orientation of the lodge/ranch
16:00-17:00 Tea
17:00-18:00 Overview on projects and itineraries. Hand out Sagala manuals and go through it
18:30-20:00 Dinner
20:00-20:30 Teacher briefing for following day’s activities
Day 2 Project Day
06:00-08:00 One group of students on Animal husbandry and Tree Nursery duty. Collecting wild foods for resident antelopes and feeding as well as watering seedlings
07:00 Remaining students wake up call
07:30-08:00 One group of students on kitchen duty preparing breakfast under supervision
08:00-09:00 Breakfast
09:00-12:30 Ranch conservation work (e.g. clearing scrub, digging waterhole)
12:30-14:30 Lunch
14:30-15:30 Conservation lecture
15:30-17:30 Local conservation work (Agroforestry – Expanding tree nursery, collecting seed, planting trees and chilli peppers)
18:00-19:00 One group of students on kitchen duty preparing dinner under supervision
17:30-19:00 Remaining students R and R
19:00-20:30 Dinner
20:30-21:00 Teacher briefing
Day 3 Project Day
06:00-08:00 One group of students on Animal husbandry and Tree Nursery duty. Collecting wild foods for resident antelopes and feeding as well as watering seedlings
07:00 Remaining students wake up call
07:30-08:00 One group of students on kitchen duty preparing breakfast under supervision
08:00-09:00 Breakfast
09:00-12:30 Ranch conservation work (e.g. clearing scrub, digging waterhole)
12:30-14:30 Lunch
14:30-15:30 How to conduct a questionnaire and collect data Workshop
15:30-17:30 Local conservation work ( Agroforestry – Expanding tree nursery, collecting seed, planting trees and chilli peppers)
18:00-19:00 One group of students on kitchen duty preparing dinner under supervision
17:30-19:00 Remaining students R and R
19:00-20:30 Dinner
20:30-21:00 Teacher briefing
Day 4 Kajire Village Community day
06:00 Student wake up call and preparation for the day
07:00-08:00 Breakfast
08:00-08:30 Drive to Kajire Village
08:30-09:00 Brief Introduction and Orientation
09:00-11:30 Village activities (harvesting, food preparation, animal husbandry, making dyes, weaving, artisan carpentry – groups will be divided into different activities and rotate)
11:30-13:30 Cooking and Lunch
13:30-16:00 Village activities (harvesting, food preparation, animal husbandry, making dyes, weaving, artisan carpentry – groups will be divided into different activities and rotate)
16:00-17:00 Tree Planting with Community Children
17:00-18:30 Fun activities (boulder walk, football match, painting classroom – students choose a different activity) NB. This hour is a filler depending on how long tree planting takes.
18:30- 19:00 Drive back and R&R
19:00-20:00 Dinner
20:00-21:30 Wildlife quiz night (optional)
21:30-22:00 Teacher briefing
Day 5 Aloe Vera Day
06:00 Student wake up call and preparation for the day
07:00-08:00 Breakfast
08:00-08:30 Travel to Aloe Vera Farm
08:30-09:00 Brief introduction and orientation
09:00-10:30 Harvesting Aloe Vera
10:30 – 11:15 Travel to Kajire Village
11:15 -12:45 Planting Aloe Vera
12:45 – 1400 Lunch at Kajire
14:00-16:00 Various activities (boulder hike, planting trees, football, painting classrooms)
16:00 – 16:30 Tea Break at Kajire ecotourism centre
16:30-17:00 Drive back to Sagala Lodge
17:00 – 18:00 R and R
18:00-19:00 One group of students on kitchen duty preparing dinner under supervision
17:30-19:00 Remaining students R and R
19:00-20:30 Dinner
20:30-21:00 Teacher briefing
Day 6 Project Day
06:00-08:00 One group of students on Animal husbandry and Tree Nursery duty. Collecting wild foods for resident antelopes and feeding as well as watering seedlings
07:00 Remaining students wake up call
07:30-08:00 One group of students on kitchen duty preparing breakfast under supervision
08:00-09:00 Breakfast
09:00-12:30 Ranch conservation work (e.g. clearing scrub, digging waterhole)
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-16:00 Participatory research in Kajire village (focus – human wildlife conflict and bushmeat)
16:00-18:00 Local conservation work (Agroforestry – Expanding tree nursery, collecting seed, planting trees and chilli peppers)
18:00-19:00 One group of students on kitchen duty preparing dinner under supervision
17:30-19:00 Remaining students R and R
19:00-20:30 Dinner
20:30-21:00 Teacher briefing
Day 7 Safari – Tsavo East
06:00 Student wake up call and preparation for the day
07:00-08:00 Breakfast
08:00-09:00 Travel to Tsavo East
09:00-12:30 Game drive
12:30-14:00 Packed lunch
14:00-15:30 Probably R and R (no game around this time of day)
15:30-17:30 Game drive
17:30-18:30 Exit park and return to camp
19:00-20:30 Dinner
20:30-21:00 Teacher briefing
Day 8 Project Day/Optional visit to Voi
06:00-08:00 One group of students on Animal husbandry and Tree Nursery duty. Collecting wild foods for resident antelopes and feeding as well as watering seedlings
07:00 Remaining students wake up call
07:30-08:00 One group of students on kitchen duty preparing breakfast under supervision
08:00-09:00 Breakfast
09:00-17:30 Day trip to Voi. Visit bank, local market etc
12:30-14:30 Lunch
18:00-19:00 One group of students on kitchen duty preparing dinner under supervision
17:30-19:00 Remaining students R and R
19:00-20:30 Dinner
20:30-21:00 Teacher briefing
Day 9 Lake Jipe Camping and Cultural Safari (2 days)
06:00-07:00 Breakfast
07:00 Depart for Tsavo West National Park
08:00 Enter Man-eaters gate
08:30-12:00 Game drive to Mzima Springs and tour
12:00-13:30 Packed lunch
13:30-15:30 Game drive through the valley, lava flows, exit Ziwani gate and enter Maktao gate
15:30-16:30 Travel to Lake Jipe
16:30-18:00 Set up camps with sleeping tents, catering tent, collect firewood and make a fire
18:00-19:00 Everyone helps to prepare dinner
19:00-20:30 Dinner
20:30-21:00 Teacher briefing
Day 10 Lake Jipe Experience
05:30 Student wake up call. Tea/coffee
06:00-07:00 Lake Shore Game drive
07:00-08:00 Breakfast
08:00-09:00 Packing up camp and exit park (campsite next to gate)
09:00-09:30 Drive to Kidong project in Taita
09:30-10:00 Brief Introduction and Orientation
10:00-12:00 Constructing traditional houses and homestead
12:00- 13:00 Lunch Preparation
13:00-14:00 Lunch and talk on the bushmeat problem
Day 11 Departure
06:00 Wake up call
06:30-07:30 Breakfast
07:30-08:00 Project roundup hand out certificates of Achievement
08:00-08:30 Check out and depart for next camp