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Advanced Adventure Camp | France | Ardèche

Something very special from Village Camps for our dedicated young adventurers who have previously enjoyed Adventure Camp in the Ardèche!

Summer Camp Programme suitable for ages 13-17

Summer Camp A challenging adventure programme for campers who want to progress their skills – doing what they love best!

Summer Camp Thrilling outdoor activities restricted to campers in the 13-17 age-group – Reds & Blues – with at least one previous experience in the Ardèche Adventure Camp.

Summer Camp Designed especially for campers with confidence who are keen to extend their skills in climbing, swimming and rafting.

Village Camps is one of Europe’s most experienced outdoor adventure operators, organising successful adventure camps since the early 1970s. Today our adventure and activity programmes are more popular than ever. So, to meet the demand from experienced campers who already have the necessary skill base, we have designed our Advanced Adventure camp. New challenges each weekday will enable returning adventure enthusiasts to reach ambitious targets and rapidly develop new skills on this exacting and progressive camp

Everyone at the Advanced Camp will have already enjoyed an introduction to a Village Camps adventure experience, gaining knowledge and skills in each of our main outdoor activities – Paddle Boarding, Canoeing, Climbing, Canyoning, Via Ferrata and Caving. So this will be a great opportunity to move onward and upwards, really benefiting from the intense, targeted expert instruction from professionals. Our team will ensure rapid improvement from each camper – whatever the starting level – opening up an exciting new world for the future.

And, there’s more! Our thrilling activities take place in different, exotic locations than the basic Adventure programme. Advanced campers will enjoy extra full day excursions, longer activity time, exciting new sites – all adding up to lots of FUN! Our dedicated and knowledgeable Outdoor Specialist Team have planned a programme that offers more overnight trips, extensive climbing and ropes courses and bigger, longer water sports excursions.

Look forward to some of these super highlights!

Summer Camp 3 Day Grand Descent (first Day Paddle Board, Second Day Canoe Training, Rapid Set Up and Rescues, Third Day join up with whole Camp.

Summer Camp Canyoning at Le Roujanel or Le Bas Chassezac

Summer Camp Via Ferrata

Summer Camp Extensive outdoor Climbing sessions

Summer Camp Multi-stage Caving

Summer Camp Planning and running activities for the whole camp

Safety Matters - Qualified Staff on all our Adventure Camps

Our trained counsellor team work under the leadership of an experienced Village Camps Course Coordinator who ensures a vital emphasis on safety, high quality equipment and appropriate clothing. The Village Camp team is assisted by fully qualified local specialist staff with first-hand knowledge of the terrain. Back at camp there are fun evenings and a chance to meet up with new-found friends from all over the world.

Accommodation, Excursions and Activities

Our riverside activity centre in the Ardèche accommodates campers in large all-weather tents with spring beds, mattresses and ground cover. The central building houses the dining room as well as modern toilet and shower facilities.

Details on excursions and activities can be found on the "Country France Overview Page". Excursions include the popular one day visit to Aqualand and the Nougat Factory. The highlights of the activity programme are the Indoor Olympics and, of course, the cave exploration and memorable overnight River Descent.

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