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Annual Eco-Club Camp
Dear CITW friends, dear Janet In 2012 and 2013 I was allowed to lead CITW for a short time. “You only protect what you love, and you only love what you know” was the credo of the late Russel Friedman, who encouraged all Wilderness Safaris staff and partners to participate in CITW camps. Rita in...
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2003 – 2006 Children in the Wilderness Malawi was established in 2003. It started with a camp programme, and hosted 10 children from the SOS Village in Lilongwe. A five-night/six-day camp was held at Mvuu Camp in Liwonde National Park, in the southern region of Malawi. It was full of fun, unstructured environmental education, mainly...
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Regular followers of our updates might remember our post about Otto Jensen, an inspiring young Trainee Camp Manager whose love for the wilderness was affirmed when he attended a CITW annual camp at Jacana in 2004. Today we are thrilled to share the news that he has graduated from his Lodge Management Training with flying...
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A graduate of the Children in the Wilderness eco-camp programme, Otto’s association with Wilderness Safaris began on the Jao Reserve, after being invited to attend a CITW annual camp at Jacana, where his mother was working as a Trainee Manager. But let’s start at the beginning… A “child of the Delta”, Otto was born in...
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In 2017 photographer Angelica Mills and CITW Bobirwa had the great good fortune to meet each other! Our Bobirwa Cluster annual camp at Mashatu was her first time volunteering as an Eco-Mentor, and here she shares a few wonderful memories from this watershed experience. “Your destiny is to fulfil those things upon which you focus...
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Photographer and annual camp Eco-Mentor volunteer Angelica Mills shares some standout moments from the Bobirwa Cluster’s 2018 annual camp… “See the world through the eyes of your inner child. The eyes that sparkle in awe and amazement as they see love, magic and mystery in the most ordinary things”. – Henna Sohali      
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Now based in Rwanda as Wilderness Safaris’ Operations Manager, and CITW Programme Co-ordinator for the region, Ingrid shares some happy memories of a CITW annual camp held at Kapinga Camp in Kafue’s Busanga Plains. “The camp was supposed to take place at Shumba,” says Ing, “but due to last minute logistics we shifted it to...
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Regional Programme Coordinator Ingrid Baas, now running our Rwanda programme, recalls her third year of running camps for the CITW Zambia children… After cutting our teeth on our first CITW camps in Zambia in 2007 and in 2008, we now had a good system going, with an amazing team of staff who were all eager...
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Here’s another marvellously nostalgic look back at a CITW annual camp – this one at Kalamu Camp in South Luangwa National Park, Zambia, in 2012. “Kalamu in South Luangwa is such a magical place. For me, it brought back memories of when Rob and I started our hospitality careers, as our first job was assisting...
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Ingrid Baas is Rwanda’s CITW Programme Coordinator and Wilderness Safaris Operations Manager. In 2008 she was Camp Manager at then-Wilderness Safaris Lunga River Lodge in Zambia’s Kafue National Park in Zambia, and coordinated the annual CITW camp that year. “My second CITW camp was pretty intense, I realised it was a bit different to actually...
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