Camp Kenya Community 2 Weeks

You won’t believe what can be achieved during your two weeks in Kenya. Settle in to your new African home, Camp Muhaka is a charming bush camp set within a small rural community on the lower slopes of the Shimba Hills. This beautiful camp sits in the middle of a forest, rich in palm and mango trees that provide cooling shade from the heat of the sun, where monkeys and bush babies inquisitively watch you from the canopy. Smiles and singing will greet you at the local schools where you’ll get stuck into improving school infrastructure, you certainly won’t be short of new friends.

This trip will leaving you wanting more of Kenya.

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Camp Kenya Community 2 Weeks

$1,570 per traveller


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The impact you will make

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School Improvement & Traditional House Building (Muhaka)

School Improvement (Muhaka)

Muhaka village remains one of the poorest communities in the area and many of its residents cannot afford to repair or rebuild their houses, which have deteriorated over time. The school is also in a constant state of disrepair. You will help by building traditional housing for people and supporting the ongoing renovation of the school.

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What people say

Marz, Larissa
I absolutely loved my time in Kenya - the people I met were amazing, the country is just incredible, and Camps really made my time there unforgettable! Larissa – Kenya
brown michael
I climbed Kilimanjaro, became a qualified scuba diver, met countless incredible people and played a part in some of the amazing ongoing Camps projects. If you're thinking about doing a trip with camps, BOOK IT... Michael – Kenya

Camp Muhaka

Camp Muhaka will quickly become your home away from home. With stylish traditional buildings and a great social scene, there’s plenty to keep you busy. Being in the heart of the village also has its perks; all your project sites are only a short walk away and you can walk with the children to and from school so you’ll be a local in no time!

Location: 1.5-2 hours drive from Mombasa Airport
Accommodation style: Traditional bandas and tents with comfy mattresses and bedding. Modern toilets, showers and sinks
Power: Mains electricity backed up by generator (between 18:00 – 22:00). British 3 pin power sockets
Social area: Based right in the heart of the community, in walking distance to project sites and a short drive to the beach. Chill out zone with camp fire and pool table
Signature dish: Ugali

 

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Camps crew

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Local camps crew

Sammy K

He greets problems with ‘Hakuna Matata’, Swahili for ‘no worries’. Sammy K will always have you smiling and get you energised for project work. Known to chase elephants out of camp and source birthday cakes in the middle of Tsavo National Park, he’s an all round champ.

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Example itinerary

Day 01

Karibu Kenya!

You will arrive into either Mombasa or Nairobi where you will be met by a member of our local team and transferred to our charming Camp Muhaka. Upon arrival you’ll receive a warm welcome from our legendary camp staff. You’ll be shown around your new African home by our camp manager and briefed by our project manager on the work you will be undertaking.

Day 02

Beach chill out day

Before you throw yourself into projects, you have a couple of days to spend relaxing on Kenya’s stunning coast. Diani beach is a little slice of paradise and is home to plenty of great shops, restaurants and beach bars.

Day 03-07

Project work

Let the project work begin. You will spend the next 6 days helping to improve school infrastructure and homes for members of the community who need it the most within the village. You will work in collaboration with local tradesmen on home improvements, building school desks and classrooms.

Day 08-09

Beach chill out day

Two more well earned days off on the beautiful Diani beach.

Day 10-13

Community Projects

Back to project work.

Day 14

Departure day

Today we’ll say our goodbyes and transfer you back to the airport (Mombasa or Nairobi).

Please note:

This itinerary is for example purposes only and is subject to change.

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What's included

Food
Drinking water
Accommodation
Pre-travel support from dedicated UK team
In-country support from dedicated local team
In-country airport & activity transfers
All project costs & materials
Orientation & language lessons
24-hour emergency support
Camps t-shirt

 

Don’t forget… flights, travel insurance, visas and vaccinations. Please note, you must be over 18 years old at time of departure.

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