Ans: You have to pay for your choice of program from our website www.kshitijworld.com and fill online application form.
Ans: On an average we have one faculty on a group of 7-8 kids. So for a batch size of 25, you can expect 3-4 volunteers from Kshitij. For kids programs, we ensure that female facilitators also accompany groups during each camp.
Ans: At Kshitij, we ensure a child’s Physical, Emotional, Intellectual and Social Safety. The facilitators are trained in terms of their code of conduct and behaviour with kids, making sure that they are vigilant and sensitive about how to deal with a child and also to be observant of peer’s behaviour with each other.
As far as Physical Safety is concerned,
a. The volunteers have a medical kit with them containing the necessary first aid and basic medications approved by a doctor with dosages prescribed for kids.
b. The volunteers are trained in first aid and emergency care.
c. At the campsite, a vehicle is always kept available in case the child has to be taken to a local doctor for further medical intervention.
d. The local doctors are identified beforehand and informed about a camp happening in the vicinity.
Ans: Except for long distance programs, we do not allow cell phones in our programs. The program is designed to be in the wilderness and away from the monotonous comfort zone. Phones can be distracting and become a safety hazard. If carried, phones will be confiscated and have to be taken back from our office at the end of the season.
a.Parents will be provided contact numbers of the facilitators and also a local contact number.
b. Parents are requested to call only on the prior mentioned date and the time. This is observed strictly as the child’s participation and involvement is affected by everyday conversations with parents.
c. All parents will receive updates from our office about the day’s activities along with some pictures.
d. In case of any queries/ emergencies, you can contact our Office and our staff will do the needful.
*For long distance programs we allow cell phones during journey only.
Ans: We serve only simple vegetarian meals during the camps. Jain food is an option that is available at all campsites, but it has to be informed at the time of enrolment. Anyone failing to do so, may have to abide by the options available then during the camp.
Ans: Though the program is not physically demanding, it is a good idea for participants to have some flexibility, agility and stamina to enjoy the activities and challenges. Some stretching & flexing exercises, and jogging for 30 minutes a day, starting 2 weeks before the programs is recommended.
Ans: Kshitij has been conducting camps for kids since 2006!
Ans: We would suggest you to consider enrolling your child for a camp only if he/she is medically fit for engaging in adventure sports, treks and camping activities. In case of an emergency health issue, you can get in touch with our office for the same and request for a batch change / destination change and they will guide you as per the availability of seats. In case of cancellation, the standard cancellation policy will apply.
Ans: Cancellation Policy
Ask for cash refund
Ask for credit note (No Cash)
Ans: We will require a passport sized color photograph, application form duly filled, Copy of Pan card / Aadhar Card and original School Id card.
Ans: We provide Mineral water during journey and internal travel during camps. On campus, filtered water is available 24*7, so kids can refill their bottles regularly. Kindly do not ask for bottled water on the campuses, as it is not available and proper care is taken for the water and food consumed by the kids.
Ans: We customize tours / camps for minimum 10 participants. We also customize tours for families with minimum 5 participants. You can mention the precise age group of the participants and you will be given options accordingly. You may also ask us to customize a tour for your choice of destination.
Ans: Kit List, what and what not to carry: