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Why Discover

The Discover program offers an active Learning Environment in the outdoors that is customized to suit the need of the different kinds of learners. Growing panels of practitioners support nature and outdoors as an excellent therapeutic tool and recommend it for healing and life enhancement. To make outdoor experiential learning effective and accessible to the potential leaner, the Discover program keeps some very vital aspects in mind.

Life Skills

The Discover program is a great way to enhance life skills! The challenges thrown at the learners in outdoors, the proximity to demanding situations, and the move away from their comfort zones helps develop numerous life skills. The Discover program contributes to areas of personal growth such as Confidence, creativity, inter-personal skills, self-esteem, presence of mind, critical analysis, attitude, values, positive thinking, expressiveness, assertiveness and respecting others perspectives.

“We didn’t inherit the land from our fathers. We are borrowing it from our children.” —Amish belief

Outdoor Faculty

An Excellent panel of naturalists and outdoor instructors form the team that heads Discover. These nature enthusiasts bring their vast knowledge, skill and fortitude to the expedition and infuse the experiences with their zest and passion for the outdoors. Trained in the outdoors, the team also goes through intensive in house training on the experiential learning concept and techniques for working with people.

Size of Program

For experiential learning to be effective, the numbers in the Discover programs are kept small. Ranging from 5 to a maximum of 20 learners is felt to be the ideal size of the group for different programs. A tight knit group, with a high ratio of faculty to learner ensures personal attention, builds camaraderie, and contributes to effective learning.

Locations

Every Outdoor destination that is offered by our organization has been launched after careful research, evaluation and detailing. We leave no stone unturned in making sure that each event is high on three key factors: experience-exploration-enjoyment. To keep the programs enriching and experiential our team constantly works toward finding unique and special locations. Keeping with the objectives of responsible tourism in mind, we try and work with organizations that are into sustainable and low impact tourism.

Safety and Trust

Safety forms a very important part of the Discover design and wilderness activities are deigned keeping safety and security of participants in mind. Keeping the group size small, access to medical care in case of emergencies, well-researched locations, sanitized living quarters and adequate food and water, a trained and trusted team of adventure specialists, trademarked quality adventure gear, and using only known environments are some of the steps taken to ensure that the Discover program is safe and risks are minimized.

Environmental Ethics

At Discover program the outdoors form the setting of the all our programs. We believe that one of the most important attributes to foster is respect for the wondrous bounty of nature in all its complexity, and variety! The Aral Sea, once a great mass of water is now reduced to just a speck on the earth causing wide spread agony to those who depended on it. The Amazon and its creatures too are dwindling at an alarming rate!

We need to understand nature, respect it and leave as little of our trace on it. Small things like letting the flowers grow and not picking them, leaving campsites tidy, using minimum paraphernalia and carrying everything back with us are examples of simple things we can do to respect the environment.