Rules and Expectations
The residential careers camp provides students with a chance to explore new people and places. For your safety, our collaborative partners have established important rules and guidelines to ensure you get the most benefit and enjoyment from this experience. Adhering to these regulations will not only enhance the enjoyment of your trip, but also ensure the safety of all participants.
All participants are expected to follow and respect all directions and rules which have been established by tour and camp leaders and guides. Student behavior is equally important during travel and actual stay on location. In additions to these policies, participants must also comply with any specific regulations of various governmental, educational or commercial institutions.
- Students must be prepared to follow directions quickly and quietly; common sense, respect and consideration for others and their property must be practiced daily.
- Each student is responsible for his/her personal belongings at all times. Special care must be taken with respect to travel documents and valuables.
- Any student who is not following the rules and guidelines established understands that parents may be contacted and they may be sent home early from the trip and camp.
- All students are expected to participate in every activity unless special circumstances are communicated either in advance or at the time.
Itinerary variations: The specific detailed itinerary is subject change due to bus & airline schedules, weather, acts of God, third party contractors and cooperation by student participants.
Recording devices: Participants are encouraged to come with or purchase digital recording devices such as digital cameras in order to capture memories of the travel. These are key in benchmarking their own progress and learning, for "faintest ink is stronger than strongest memory". These will, however, must be safely stored so that they are not damaged or stolen.
Number of participants: The accommodation facilities are limited to the actual space available for a pre-set minimum & maximum number of participants. The current maximum number at WOL Ukunda is 130 with accommodation in the dormitories. Furhter accommodation is available through tented camping. The accommodation facilities are based on SEPARATE residential dormitories for boys and girls, which may have an adult to supervise the same.
Fee Exclusions: Fees do not include specialised Travel & Health Insurance, Clothing, extra drinks & entertainment, Souvenirs, special cab fare. Accommodation will be at locations as indicated in the program.
Payments and and booking are made by MPesa. The payment of the same signifies acceptance of these terms and conditions. Payments may also be made at our attorney's offices below
Tongoi & Co. Advocates
Direct Payment is available to our Bank account as below;
Cooperative Bank of Kenya
Nairobi Business Centre
Ngong Road, Nairobi, Kenya
A/c No. 01148 504 182 600
Refunds for unsuccessful applications are limited to;
- Late payment (minimum 10 days to travel)
- Uncleared funds are subject to bank charges and a 4% handling & administration charge
Health: It is recommended that participants take whatever medication is required for their personal health. This may or may not include specific vaccinations, such as Yellow Fever. Standard medication for Malaria infection is based on Aretemenisin, as prescribed by the Ministry of Health, Kenya.
Passport: Must be valid for at least six months beyond period of intended stay at destination for those using air travel.
Prohibited Items: Prohibited items include, but are not limited to; tobacco products, drugs, alcohol, weapons such as guns, ammunition, fireworks, electric stun guns, mace, martial arts weapons/devices, or knives of any size. Individuals who arrive with prohibited items will have them disposed of at no cost to ourselves, which may include placing the said dangerous items with relevant security personnel.
Persons with disabilities: Persons with disabilities need to notify us in advance in order to make appropriate arrangements. These include visual, hearing or mental impairment. Request to use a wheelchair requires advance arrangements for aspects of the camp. Kindly view photos available on our website and Facebook pages and seek advice to determine as to whether one is functionally able to handle the challenges due to the specific terrain. Visitors in wheelchairs, or with other mobility disabilities may need to use alternative entrances, for example.