14th -15th Oct 2023 | Kalinga Mane, Chiguru Farms, Bengaluru
For 10 to 13 year olds

Give your children a unique nature camping experience,
where they can explore and understand the thriving ecosystem and its biodiversity


Come join us for an exciting event filled with both fun and learning. Highlights:
>> Explore the ecology and habitats of reptiles
>> Exploring an organic farm
>> Village Tour
>> Herping
>> Pottery
>> Birding
>> Trekking
>> Tractor ride
>> Carrying out line transect and visual encounter surveys
>> Participating in fun explorative activities, games, and nature trails for guaranteed loads of fun!
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Dr Gowri Shankar

 Herpetologist, TED Speaker.

Gowri Shankar is a wildlife biologist working on king cobras for close to two decades.

He has been featured in several wildlife documentaries on channels like the BBC, Discovery, NatGeo Wild, Animal Planet, Smithsonian and National Geographic Channel.

He completed his PhD at North Orissa University and a former exchange student at Uppsala University, Sweden.

He was awarded the herpetologist of the year-2015 by the Swedish Herpetological Society.

Priyanka Swamy

PhD student, University of Mysore

Priyanka has diverse experience across ecological field and laboratory work. As part of the Phylogeography of king cobras project, she has travelled to king cobra habitats across the world and has experience with phylogenetic and population genetics tools to understand evolutionary and biogeography patterns and assist conservation prioritisation. She has also addressed questions related to diversity patterns, population structure and drivers of diversification of the Ranids of the Western Ghats and other herpetofauna.

An excellent environment educator, she has co-conducted a wide range of outreach programs for diverse audiences from school and college students to forest officials, researchers, and enthusiasts.

She is now pursuing her PhD project on Malabar pit vipers.


Age: 9-13 years

Batch Size: 15


Dates: 14 – 15th Oct 2023

Venue:  Chiguru Farms

Therubeedi Village, Maralawadi Hobli, Kanakapura Taluk, Ramanagara District, Karnataka 

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Pickup and drop to Silk Institute Metro Station.                            Accommodation in tents                Food:  Wholesome vegetarian food.
Program charges, and
Education materials.
EXCLUDES: Personal expenses.

Participation certificate awarded on completing the course.


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