THE GREAT ADVENTURE FOREVER!
"Great Adventure" is not just an ordinary tour.
This is a unique opportunity to overcome difficulties, to
challenge oneself, and finally to feel proud of all your deeds.
The Program is aimed at developing independent skills. You
will need to make a choice: to travel in catamarans along
a river or to travel on bicycles in the forest. During the
first several days of your stay at the Camp you will learn
how to make a fire, to cook meals, to put tents, to provide
the first-medical aid, to sail on kayaks and catamarans, to
travel on mountain bicycles. You will require this knowledge
and skills during your tours and expeditions. After consulting
your instructors and new friends you can choose the most suitable
variant of your trip.
The Great Adventure Youth Camp in
Karelia started to work all the year round.
In summer the program of the "Great Adventure"
is divided into three levels of complexity: The Level Pioneer
is the first primary Level; it is available for everybody,
who is 13-17 years old. The Level Explorer is available
for those who have been in the Camp at least one time. The
"Masters of Travelling" is the top priority
of the Great Adventure; this program is for those, who had
been in the Camp two times before. After preparation in the
Base Camp the masters" will set out on a 28-day tour
on catamarans along the Kola Peninsular.
During the preparation for the expedition you will have to
get through the Rope Courses - a program of special exercises
helping to develop coordination, adroitness and team's spirit.
These exercises are carried out on logs, fixed at a considerable
distance from the earth; the participants use special mountaineering
insurance devices. They will become a serious test of your
physical fitness, ability to work in the team.
also organize groups during autumn and winter vacations. You
will master our Courses "The North Explorer"
and like legendary polar pioneer explorers will learn how
to drive a dog-team and finally you will be able to take part
in a winter adventurous tour and to feel the thrill of real
The Youth Camp has existed for eight years. During three
summer months in 2007, autumn and winter (beginning of 2008)
the Great Adventure welcomed about three thousand teenagers
from different regions of Russia.
We would like to invite you to spend your holidays in Karelia
together with us!