Students camp


Ngamba Island students camp offers sanctuary adventures for children aged 10 – 17 during school breaks. All adventures are 3 days long courses with different theme, designed to spur the understanding, appreciation and practical skills in chimpanzee behaviour and conservation as well as other global environment issues.

Student Campers

Campers get to learn from our experienced staff including the caregivers, educators and veterinarians all in simple but fun experiences. Each child will go away as environment steward and ready to make a difference in the world around him.


feeding chimps

Activity Time Description
Travel to Ngamba Island 1.5hr or 45 min Departure is at UWEC for motorised canoe and water from club for speed boat
Setting up Camp 1 hr Ngamba Island
Powerful beginning (setting up ground rules, expectations) 1hr The powerful beginning is having fun, setting rules and expectations. It’s also an activity meant to ensure that we know one another, staff, teachers and
Chimpanzee behaviour, records, enrichment  and observation Children have the opportunity to learn, practice and develop chimpanzee identification. Recording and interpreting some little behaviour.

Children learn the importance of animal enrichment, and practice to make enrichment materials out of recycled materials such as office paper.

Late night art Children have fun, share memories, visions and plans for future , in wildlife and conservation through art “ Late night art”

The art will amuse the children the following day.

Sleep While sleeping in their tents our tourism police will ensure that all is safe.
Day 2
Break fast
Ngamba Island and its environment management policy (waste management) 35 minutes The children will learn from our staff how the sanctuary environment is managed and how we balance , (children will practically make a composite heap)
Chimpanzee Behaviour, 20 minutes If all the chimps are out of the forests the children will have an opportunity to visit the home of the chimps the forest.
Departure Each child will move away with a Ngamba Island T- Shirt and certificate of the program


9-17 years


USD 185 per child in groups of 10 or more.


– Airport & pier transfers to/from Entebbe

— English speaking driver/guide

– Full-board Meals (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)

– Bottled mineral water in the safari vehicle

– Entrance fees

– Activities and excursions mentioned in the program

– Accommodation at Tented Camp


– International flight

– Visa (USD $100)

– Hotel fees

– Meals and drinks not mentioned above

– Items of personal nature