Youreka The Outdoor Education Division of iDiscoveri

SITLAKHET CAMPUS
Nestled at a height of 7000 ft.on an 80-acre estate, the campus is surrounded by lush orchards, pine, oak and deodar forests. Spectacular views of the Himalayas can be seen from here (Nanda Devi and Trishul are some of the famous peaks in the distance).

TONS CAMPUS
Situated at a height of 4200 ft on the banks of the River Tons in Mori, the Tons Campus is 180 km from Dehra Dun. A natural site without electricity and structures, it brings out the adventurer in you. The river offers a whole new experience of White Water Rafting at its best.
TIRTHAN VALLEY CAMPUS
Lying on the banks of the River Tirthan at Sai Ropa, this campus is 25 km off the Delhi-Kullu highway. The Tirthan campus borders the Great Himalayan National Park, which is renowned for its medicinal herbs and plants. The central activity hub is a large wood and stone structure built in local style, with windows that offer a magnificent view of the hills all around.
COORG CAMPUS
In the Western Ghats of Karnataka,lies the Coorg Campus. Renowned for its honey production in the past, today the estate has coffee, cardamom and pepper plantations.The main cottage on the estate forms the central hub for activities. This campus offers excellent terrain to explore nature's bounty and ensures a stimulating eco-adventure as well. Natural rock faces and exciting biking trails add to the luster of this site.
YERCAUD CAMPUS
This campus is nested in Orchardale Estate at an altitude of 5100 mts amidst coffee plantation and orange trees. The estate has thick foliage and maximum rainfall is about 65 - 70 mm. Yercaud is an hour away from Salem. The place is famous for Coffee and pepper.


ACCOMMODATION
Accommodation is in tents and dormitories depending on the campus. The accommodation facilities are clean and provide for basic comforts.
FOOD
Food is nutritious and wholesome, keeping in mind a balanced diet. The menu is planned to ensure that green vegetables are combined with protein rich food, carbohydrates and fruits. Milk, juice and snacks are served at regular intervals between meals. Educators ensure that participants have regular meals and plenty of fluids. Water used on the campuses is filtered and tested.



SITLAKHET CAMPUS
Nestled at a height of 7000 ft.on an 80-acre estate, the campus is surrounded by lush orchards, pine, oak and deodar forests. Spectacular views of the Himalayas can be seen from here (Nanda Devi and Trishul are some of the famous peaks in the distance).

TONS CAMPUS
Situated at a height of 4200 ft on the banks of the River Tons in Mori, the Tons Campus is 180 km from Dehra Dun. A natural site without electricity and structures, it brings out the adventurer in you. The river offers a whole new experience of White Water Rafting at its best.
TIRTHAN VALLEY CAMPUS
Lying on the banks of the River Tirthan at Sai Ropa, this campus is 25 km off the Delhi-Kullu highway. The Tirthan campus borders the Great Himalayan National Park, which is renowned for its medicinal herbs and plants. The central activity hub is a large wood and stone structure built in local style, with windows that offer a magnificent view of the hills all around.
COORG CAMPUS
In the Western Ghats of Karnataka,lies the Coorg Campus. Renowned for its honey production in the past, today the estate has coffee, cardamom and pepper plantations.The main cottage on the estate forms the central hub for activities. This campus offers excellent terrain to explore nature's bounty and ensures a stimulating eco-adventure as well. Natural rock faces and exciting biking trails add to the luster of this site.
YERCAUD CAMPUS
This campus is nested in Orchardale Estate at an altitude of 5100 mts amidst coffee plantation and orange trees. The estate has thick foliage and maximum rainfall is about 65 - 70 mm. Yercaud is an hour away from Salem. The place is famous for Coffee and pepper.


ACCOMMODATION
Accommodation is in tents and dormitories depending on the campus. The accommodation facilities are clean and provide for basic comforts.
FOOD
Food is nutritious and wholesome, keeping in mind a balanced diet. The menu is planned to ensure that green vegetables are combined with protein rich food, carbohydrates and fruits. Milk, juice and snacks are served at regular intervals between meals. Educators ensure that participants have regular meals and plenty of fluids. Water used on the campuses is filtered and tested.

Ravi Kumar
Alumnus: Holy Christ School, Bangalore Chief for Outdoor Safety & Risk Assessment, he is also faculty for Wilderness Medicine Institute and NOLS (USA). Extensive experience in program management.

Madhu Sudan
Alumnus: Christ School, Bangalore.
His passion for the outdoors is infectious. Madhu, who leads the parent interface at YOUREKA!, Has a diploma in mountaineering from NOLS and is an expert rock climber. He is also a certified Wilderness First Responder and has won the President's Award for Scouting.

Amit Chowdhury
An avid mountaineer who has led expeditions to Mount Everest, Kamet, Satopanth and several other peaks in the Himalayas, Wing Commander Chowdhury headed the IAF Adventure Wing before he early retirement from the IAF. An active skydiver, paragliding pilot and skier, in a previous assignment, he has been the Principal of the Indian Institute of Skiing and Mountaineering, Gulmarg. An alumnus of Jadavpur University, Kolkata and IIM, Ahmedabad, Amit was awarded the Vishist Seva Medal by the President of India.

Jason Lopez
St.Columba’s School, N Delhi
Avid traveller and biker.Has been co-ordinator for parent interface at Youreka since his graduation from Delhi University

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Youreka is The Outdoor Education Division of iDiscoveri. iDiscoveri is an audacious idea about utilizing education to awaken our society- our schools, our work places, our lives. With its ‘dream to unleash every mind’, iDiscoveri is a journey that seeks to help all those who wish to awake to the power and the beauty that resides within each one of us.

Founded in 1996, and led by alumni of Harvard University, INSEAD, IIMs, CIE, XLRI and NOLS, iDiscoveri is a learning, teaching and research organization seeking to bring good-education and good-work to society. By providing an experiential learning environment with equal emphasis on intellectual and emotional growth, we assert that children and adults will discover their true passions.

The iDiscoveri team includes a family of scholars and practitioners who are drawn from behavioral sciences, education and management sciences. Over 22,000 individuals have been through the iDiscoveri experience and speak very highly of our work

iDiscoveri has a national footprint with presence in New Delhi, Bangalore and Mumbai and operates their own wilderness campuses at Sitlakhet in Uttaranchal and Tirthan Valley in Himachal and jointly with their partners in Karnataka & Mumbai.