Category Archives: Tanzania Campgrounds

Camping for Kids and Adults

Even if you are trying your best to pamper your children and keep them inside your home they would always want to break free from your grip. One of the greater manifestations that they wanted to break free from your chains is attending sleep away camps especially during summer breaks. For you to be a little relaxed when they do ask for your permission, you should check these top ten summer camps to make sure that your kids would be safe and sound even if they are away from home:

Top 1: The Appalachian Mountain Club’s Teen Wilderness Adventures

The Teen Wilderness Adventures have different spectacular locations such as the White Mountain National Forest, where your teens could get to experience some of the above-tree line panoramas found in the Northeast which is a part of the hiking and wilderness adventures. There are also other outdoor activities such as hiking, rock climbing, canoeing, mountain biking, kayaking and service and conservation adventures.

Top 2: Forest Acres Camp for Girls and Indian Acres Camp for Boys, Maine

The two camps offer the best of the single gender camp experience and the co-ed camp experience. The two camps are a brothers/sisters camp that are located two miles from each other.

Top 3: Westcoast Connection

This is also known as 360° Student Travel which is one of the largest student travel companies in North America. Right now, they are in service for 28 yers and they offer traditional Teen Tours to Community Service, Pre-College Enrichment and Adventure and Language Immersion.

Top 4: Surf Diva’s All-Girls Overnight Surf Camp, California

The all-girls, all-inclusive overnight surf’s main feature is the daily surf lessons for morning and afternoon and there are fun activities in the evening. The camp is located in the beach of La Jolla Shores where warm summer temperature, soft sand line beach and palm trees.

Top 5: Rockin’ C Ranch, Texas

It is located in East Texas and is located on 150 acres that include their own 10-acre private lake situated between Dallas, TX and Shreveport, LA. The rolling hills provide a great stage for ranch life.

Top 6: Thrill Coaster Tours

The thrill for kids ages 12-16 because of the twist, turn and plunge down on the steep hills of some of America’s most awesome “scream machines”. It is headquartered in Woodbridge, N.J.

Top 7: Cheley Colorado Camp, Colorado

Cheley has been committed to introducing children to the outdoors and by providing a challenging and nurturing environment for children to explore.

Top 8:Camp Wicosuta, New Hampshire

The philosophy of the camp is to build the girls confidence and competence in a safe and fun community which is called the “3 C’s”.

Top 9: The French Woods Festival of the Performing Arts, New York

This camp is famous for music, theater and circus programs offered. They also offer individual private lessons in all types of instruments played in symphony orchestra as well as rock and roll instruments.

Top 10: Camp Champions, Texas

This camp was founded by sports legends which include Darrell Royl. Right now the camp provides 45 activities and focus on Youth Development aspects.

Camp at Splendors of the Serengeti

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For those who want a small group (8) departure, with like-minded wildlife enthusiasts.

Trip offered exclusively to the safari goers.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival Arusha, overnight Ngurdoto Mountain Lodge

Day 2: Full day Arusha National Park, overnight Ngurdoto Mountain Lodge

Days 3-4: Drive Ndarakwai, visit local school and village, afternoon walk and game drive, 2 nights Ndarakwai Ranch

Days 5-6: Drive Tarangire, 2 nights Tarangire Mobile Tented Camp

Days 7-8: Drive Lake Manyara, afternoon game drive, cultural activities and walks. 2 nights Gibb’s Farm or Ngorongoro Farm House Lodge.

Day 9: Afternoon decent to Ngorongoro Crater floor, overnight Ngorongoro Serena Lodge

Day 10: Drive to Serengeti, visit to Oldupai Gorge, overnight Serengeti Serena Lodge. Optional balloon safari

Days 11-13: 3 days game viewing in the Serengeti including game drives, 3 nights Serengeti Mobile Tented Camp

Day 14: Fly to Arusha, dayroom at Mountain Village. Onward travel

Best time for this program is June, July, August, September, October and December.


Airfare is not included in the tour price.

– Services of a professional Tanzanian safari guide and 4WD vehicle.
– Bed and breakfast at Ngurdoto Lodge
– Full board on safari days (some picnic lunches)
– Park and camping fees
– Game drives and excursions
– Mineral water, beer and soft drinks in the vehicle
– All drinks except champagne in private tented camps
– Laundry in private mobile luxury camps
– Flight from Seronera to JRO
– Transfers and day use room
– Flying Doctor’s membership


Not Included:
– International flights and departure taxes
– Visas
– Trip cancellation and medical insurance
– Meals not indicated
– Shopping in Arusha
– Items of a personal nature
– Drinks and laundry at lodges
– Gratuities.

Lion House is just a feature in the landscape to the animals passing by. Other than the small cluster of research houses near the airstrip, the Serengeti is wide open grasslands sprawling the size of Connecticut.