We offer schools a range of programmes from Grade 6 to Upper 6 as well as staff teams. Our emphasis is on leadership but teamwork, conservation, character development and growth are all very much part of the Far and Wide experience. Our corporate team building and leadership development programmes are designed to be short intensive learning experiences to fit in with the busy schedules of successful companies. They are conducted by trained professionals with post graduate qualifications in educational psychology. Full information on all we offer will be sent on request.
FAR and WIDE Zimbabwe is a fully registered outdoor education centre based in the beautiful wilderness areas of the Mutarazi Falls and Nyanga National Parks in Nyanga, Zimbabwe. Programmes are conducted on a year round basis for school children from Grade 6 (11 year olds) to Upper 6 (18 year olds). FAR and WIDE employs only the most highly qualified and experienced professionals to run its programmes and offers the widest range of outdoor adventure pursuits in Africa. In addition our range of accommodation options make our courses affordable to everyone.
This dynamic fun filled programme is designed to tap into the enthusiasm of our younger clients whilst instilling in them a love of healthy outdoor pursuits, nature and other people. It is ideally suited to teaching team and leadership skills. (Grade 6/7)
As a follow on to the Venturer course this leadership training programme is designed to teach young leaders effective leadership skills through several imaginative and challenging adventure activities. This programme can be run from our Aberfoyle Lodge in the Honde Valley... a different venue. (Grade 7 Prefects)
As our youth take on the challenges of this outstanding wilderness experience they are carefully guided by our compassionate and professional staff into reflecting on their experiences and how they can apply the learning to their lives as they take on the challenge of becoming young adults. This expedition programme revolves around a four day hiking experience through the Pungwe Gorge. (Form 2/3)
Our flagship programme.
This five day intensive team and leadership training programme is taking schools by storm. (Lower and Upper 6)
This programme is run form our Aberfoyle Lodge in the Honde Valley. It is a follow on to the Wilderness Leadership programme and is designed to be a short intensive team building and leadership development programme that provides prefect teams with a springboard from which to launch into their year as leaders. The programme can also be adapted to meet the needs of staff teams. (Prefect/Stewards and Staff)
Corporate Programmes... for professionals by professionals.
FAR and WIDE Professional
Far and Wide Professional transforms groups and individuals into high performance teams and leaders and creates organisational change through customized programmes delivered in a wilderness setting at FAR and WIDE's wilderness camp in Nyanga in Zimbabwe's Eastern Highlands.
Leadership and teamwork are key ingredients in the recipe of success of any organisation. FAR and WIDE Pro customised programmes build leadership, team skills, effective communication and trust in order to improve team and leadership performance and emphasises individual transformation through challenge. Far and Wide Professional curriculum integrates the best practices from top performing companies and corporate leaders.
Big 5 Team Leadership Challenge
This incredible team leadership development programme sees professionally guided teams take on the challenge of tracking Africa's Big 5 on foot through the African bush. We offer a choice of several venues throughout southern Africa.
A series of carefully designed debrief sessions at night under African skies around a campfire leads participants to a greater awareness of key leadership and team concepts. We draw on the participants' experiences of tracking the Big 5 and make powerful metaphorical connections to life skills, leadership and teamwork.
Far and Wide Pro programmes work to:
Improve organizational performance through building high performance teams and leadership development
Facilitate strategic alignment
Inspire participants to achieve the seemingly impossible
Lead change and innovation
Improve internal communication skills
We offer a choice of venues from luxury lodge type accommodation to rustic outdoor cabins to caves!