Adventure camps for teenagers in Iceland

Short description:

Lets fight global warming. 12 days Adventure camp for 14 to 17 years old teenagers. Traveling around Iceland's Ring Road while visiting the most beautiful places on the island and one of its best kept secrets: Vestmannaeyjar Islands. With exciting activities: Kayaking, horseback riding, whale watching, geothermal lagoon, discovering glaciers, black sand beaches, lava fields and pure nature. During the camp the young people will give a special focus and have workshops about how to prevent global warming in their daily life.

Dates:

18-06-2021 - 29-06-2021 Book this program

01-07-2021 - 12-07-2021 Book this program

14-07-2021 - 25-07-2021 Book this program

31-07-2021 - 11-08-2021 Book this program

15-08-2021 - 26-08-2021 Book this program

Price: $2,980.00 USD

*Ask for our special price for groups.

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LETS FIGHT GLOBAL WARMING

Program:

This camp will have a special focus on Global warming and how we can fight this danger in our daily life. During the camp our teenagers will also have some photography sessions to learn how to get the most out of the cameras while being creative in the process. The teenagers will get a hands-on instruction and experience with the tools necessary to research, compose, capture, and refine digital photographic projects. We will mostly focus in nature when it comes to topic and we encourage our participants to be creative. Iceland is a magic country for photographers, so we are sure that our group will have a lot of great photos and memories when they return home after the camp.

Day 1: Airport pickups. Meeting with the participants,

Detailed introduction of the program. Getting to know each other.                              

City tour and dinner in Reykjavik

Accommodation: Reykjavik

Day 2: Departure to South – Golden circle

After breakfast we will go for the number one tour in Iceland called the Golden circle. We will see Gullfoss the beautiful double “Golden Falls”; the active geothermal area of Geysir, where we can see Strokkur “the churn” spout up to 25 meters (70 feet) every five to seven minutes. A visit to ancient Viking Parliament area of Þingvellir National Park tops it off before heading to the south where we will take the ferry to the island of Vestmannaeyjar.

Accommodation: Vestmannaeyjar

Day 3: The island of the Volcanos

In Vestmannaeyjar there is a fresh volcano called Eldfell. It errupted in 1973 forcing the evacuation of the inhabitants for the five months that the eruption continued. At the time, there was uncertainty whether the island could ever be repopulated. The eruption caused the destruction of a third of the town, and the massive changes to the landscape of this tiny island made world news. Afterwards, the island became a destination for tourists and scientists alike from all over the world. Now, more than 44 years have passed, and the memories and signs of the spectacular eruption are fading, but lava and ash still cover almost 400 homes and buildings.

We will visit the volcano, play some local games, take a look at the puffins in the island and go for the great swimming pool in the island.

Accommodation: Vestmannaeyjar.

Day 4: south coast of Iceland - Waterfalls and the glacier lagoon

In the morning we will take the ferry to the mainland. We will have a Picnic close to the secret waterfall near to Skogar before going along the south coast of the island discovering waterfalls, the black beach called Reynisfjara and of course the glacier lagoon.

Accommodation: East camp (Stöðvarfjörður)

 

Day 5: Fishing in the fjord and swimming pool

We will take it easy in the morning because of the long travel the day before. In the afternoon the group will get the an introduction about the sustainable goals of the United Nations., after the session we will go fishing in the fjord before enjoying the geothermal swimming pool in Stödvarfjörður.  In the evening we will have international dinner..

Accommodation: East camp (Stöðvarfjörður)

 

Day 6: Kayaking in Eskifjordur

The day will start with a tour from one fjord to another in the East. After lunch we will go kayaking in Eskifjordur and and take a hike to the cave Páskahellir in Nordfjordur.

Accommodation: East camp (Stöðvarfjörður)

 

Day 7: Travel through the highlands 

We will start the day early and travel from the East to Húsavík in the North. On the way we will visit the great waterfall Dettifoss which is most powerful waterfall in Europe. In the afternoon the group will relax in the Geothermal baths called Green lagoon in Mývatn

 Accommodation: Hostel  (near by Húsavík)

Day 8: Whale watching tour and heading to the West

Whale watching tour in Húsavík. This place is the best one to discover the giants of the sea. The tour will take three to four hours and is a great experience. We will also visit Godafoss waterfall and Akureyri the capital of the North before heading to the Northwest to our sustainable centre in Brú.

Accommodation: North West  (Brú)

Day 9 Hike, seal museum and workshop

In the morning we will hike in the area around Brú

In the afternoon the group will have a visit to the Seal museum in Hvammstangi  and d a workshop about global warming

Accommodation: North camp  (Brú)

Day 10: Planting trees and tour to the highlands 

In the morning we will plant trees to offset our carbon footprints for the camp.

In the afternoon the group will go to the highlands for a pick nick 

Accommodation: North West  (Brú)

Day 11: Travel back to Reykjavik

Travelling through the west to Reykjavik. Several stops to enjoy nature on the way. Farewell party

Accommodation: Reykjavik

Day 12: Last day – time to say goodbye

Relaxing in Reykjavik and enjoying the final day together.