Going to Bali with a few kids in tow ? If you want to spend part of the day on your own and are looking for a place you could leave your kids for a few hours with something to do, you could try enrolling your kids at the Green Camp for a day or two. Green Camp is situated on 20 stunning acres spanning Bali’s Ayung River, just 20 minutes southwest of Ubud, the art and cultural center of Bali.
The Green Camp Bali facilitates inspirational learning adventures for youth. Its programs stem from a passion for environmental education and leadership development and are delivered with an emphasis on Indonesia’s rich cultural and physical landscape. Programs are suitable for children from 5 – 12 years old.
You can enrol your child for a day or an overnight stay at the Green Camp.
Day Program : 8.15 am – 3.15 pm (Mondays to Fridays)
Overnight : 3.30 pm – 8.15 am (Mondays to Thursdays)
5 day 4 night package (start on Monday, depart on Friday)
Here are just some of the activities your children can take part in.
All Natural Wearable Arts: Design and make your own full costume from materials found around campus – learn to weave palm fronds into workable ‘fabrics’ and attach natural ‘accessories’ to bring out colors and styles. Bringing flora to the fashion world and letting creativity take over.
Balinese Amazing Race: Students will be split into teams to complete a set of challenges. Elements will be based on traditional Balinese games and activities. Klangsah weaving, eating krupuk from strings and basket-carrying on heads are just a few!
Bamboo Raft Building: A Green Design teambuilding Challenge on the Subak! Participants are split into two teams that must design and construct a raft from bamboo and bamboo string. Teams will then race each other down the Subak to test raft design, strength and buoyancy. A wet and wild challenge supervised by our highly qualified instructors.
Canang: Explore the Balinese morning ritual of Canang Making and offering. Learn the meaning behind the offerings see all around Bali and the method used to create beauty from all natural materials.
Claymazing: For the younger age groups. Explore your name and what makes you happy through the medium of Clay! Design and make a wall tile that represents you!
Coconut Conversations: Explore the versatility of the coconut tree – for the Balinese and for cultures around the world!
Jamu Making: Children find the ingredients and make their own healthy drinks in the traditional method to kick start their mind, body and souls for the day.
Bugtastic: Catch and study butterflies and lizards in their nature habitats. Explore and speculate on the different designs and colours – A release ceremony concludes this activity.
Fire Building Fun and Fire Lighting: Teach kids the ingredients and facts of lighting a good camp fire with our fire building challenge. Kids must collect their kindling, tinder and logs to feed their fire. They must race against each other to get their flame large enough to burn through a bamboo string hung above their fire pit. Later on they will work together to build the nights camp fire. This is a highly supervised activity.
Kite Making & Flying: An all time camper’s favourite – experience the traditional technique of Balinese kite making from natural ingredients. A kite flying festival concludes this activity, harnessing the winds natural energy to bring smiles to children’s faces.
Mask Making – exploring the ‘self’: Explore the concept of perceptions – of the ‘self’ and of the natural world. The inside of the mask will be painted with words and pictures that describe themselves as individuals, the outside of the mask will reflect the values that they hold of the natural world. This mask will be worn to our masked banquet held that evening.
Different activities are held on different days. Please contact us if you are interested to receive more information.
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