JOURNEYS WILDERNESS CONNECT COURSE

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Special Tour 7 days Availability: 2022-08-08
Camp Hornbill, Kyari (Corbett), Uttarakhand, India Uttarakhand

 

What Is This Course?

We have always heard people say they are interested in doing something in the field of wildlife. We have even bumped into people who walk up to us and say they want to become ‘WILDLIFERS’! Most of the time, these are people who are highly driven but lack direction; trust us, we all have gone through that phase. And that’s why we thought of bringing to you the JOURNEYS WILDERNESS CONNECT course.

This course is designed to suit people of all ages, educational qualifications and interests. It gives you valuable insights into the field of wildlife as well as makes you aware of its various branches and career options. Once empowered with the direction in which you want to head, the course opens windows of opportunities for work. By the end of this course, you can either join our team or be skilled to find work on the field of wildlife with our modest help.

 

Why Should You Participate?

  • To attain a Certification from Journeys
  • To learn on field from some of India’s Best
  • To learn from and interact with Industry Experts
  • To understand the various segments of Wildlife and then explore them
  • To embark an opportunity for a full-time career with Journeys for deserving candidate
  • To attain guidance from us to pursue a career in a particular branch of wildlife

 

Who Can Participate?

  • Anyone who has an interest in the field of wildlife
  • Someone who is looking for clarity about which branch of wildlife to pursue
  • A person wanting to work with us
  • Someone who is exploring career opportunities in the field of wildlife tourism, research, conservation, photography, and cinematography
  • Anyone in the age group between 16 to 65 years

 

Course Sessions:

A total of 11 sessions conducted in combination of indoor and outdoor sessions

  • Indoor sessions:
  • Orientation for the course
  • Introduction to Ornithology
  • Introduction to Herpetology
  • Introduction to Entomology
  • Introduction to Mammalogy
  • Introduction to field Botany and types of ecosystems
  • Understanding Wildlife Policies in India
  • Insights to the Wildlife Travel Industry in India and understanding Journeys Work Model
  • Introduction to Basic Photography and Videography
  • Certified First Aid Course
  • Introduction to Adventure Tourism in India

 

Why Is This Course Any Different From Other Courses in Your Neighborhood?

  • Wildlife has many branches and this course will help you understand which one really interests you
  • For one, you will find work with us
  • If you are good, you will start making money with us while you are doing the course
  • Learn from experts in the field
  • You will get an opportunity to interact with some seniors in different fields of Wildlife Outdoors

 


Closest Airport: New Delhi

Closest Railway Station: Ramnagar


INCLUDES
  • Accommodation on 2/3 sharing for 6 nights in mud cottages at Camp Hornbill in Kyari, Uttarakhand
  • Meals: from lunch on Day 1 to breakfast on Day 7
  • Transfers from Ramnagar, Uttarakhand
  • All indoor sessions
  • All outdoor sessions
  • Expert Guest Lecturer fees
  • Venue cost
  • Course material
  • Park entry permits and local expert.
  • Field Mentor Fees
  • Course Certification

EXCLUDES
  • Travel to/from Ramnagar, Uttarakhand
  • Any meals/mineral water during travel
  • Any drinks (hard/soft) during indoor and outdoor sessions
  • Any kind of insurance/personal expenses, etc.
  • Anything not mentioned in ‘the Package Includes’

 

Course Sessions:

 

Day 1: 8/8/22

Ramnagar- Kyari

Arrive at Ramnagar. Our team will receive you. Transfer to Kyari.

Cottage allotment. Lunch.

Team introduction, orientation to course.

Meet the Faculty over campfire.

Dinner.

 

Day 2: 9/8/22

Kyari

Wakeup call. Breakfast.

Introduction to Ornithology. Indoor session to the insights of bird studies. Learn the basics of bird identification. Later, know field study techniques to understand birds.

Tea break.

Introduction to Mammalogy. Learn about mammals in this indoor session. This session will help you understand Indian Mammals and field methods to study them.

Lunch.

Break in the afternoon.

Late afternoon step-out on field. Get a hands-on experience to try the field study methods for birds and mammals.

Back to camp for campfire.

Dinner.

 

Day 3: 10/8/22

Kyari

Wakeup call. Breakfast.

Introduction to Entomology. Indoor session to the insights of insects and arachnids. Learn the basics of insect and arachnid identification. Later, know field study techniques of entomology.

Tea break.

Introduction to Herpetology. Learn about reptiles and amphibians in this indoor session. This session will help you understand herps and field methods to study them.

Lunch.

Break in the afternoon.

Late afternoon step-out on field. Get a hands-on experience at studying entomology and herpetology.

Back to camp for campfire.

Dinner.

 

Day 4: 11/8/22

Kyari

Wakeup call. Breakfast.

Introduction to field Botany and types of ecosystems. Indoor session to the insights of plant world. Learn the basics of plant identification and various forest types in India. Later, know field study techniques of botany.

Tea break.

Introduction to Forest Policies of India. Learn about evolution of Forest Policies in India into the current policies.

Lunch.

Break in the afternoon.

Late afternoon step-out on field. Get a hands-on experience at field botany.

Back to camp for campfire.

Dinner.

 

Day 5: 12/8/22

Kyari

Breakfast.

Certified First Aid Course.

Insights to the Wildlife & Adventure Travel Industry in India and understanding Journeys Work Model.

Lunch.

Late afternoon introduction to Basic Photography and Videography.

Post high tea step out to try your camera skills for documenting wildlife.

Back to camp for dinner.

 

Day 6: 13/8/22

Kyari

Breakfast.

Full day Field visit to test your skills with our mentors.

You will get to try all the skillsets you learnt over the week. Each of you will also be given a task decided by the faculty for fieldwork.

Back to camp by evening.

Discussion over campfire for career opportunities.

Dinner.

 

Day 7: 14/8/22

Kyari- Ramnagar

Breakfast.

Course conclusion and Certificate distribution.

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