Held in safari-style tented camps in the middle of the most magical woodlands, The Tribal Way offers residential school trips with a difference, taking students into the wild and giving them real back-to-nature experiences they will never forget. Adventure starts when school finishes!

COURSE LENGTH: 24 hr – 5 days

SEASON: April – October  (Term Time Only)

WHERE: Camp Hill Estate, Ripon

AGE RANGE: Students aged 7 – 18 yrs

Accommodation & food

Single sex safari-style bell tents

Set in beautiful woodland

Experienced Field Chef

Food freshly cooked on-site

Enjoyed around a campfire

High quality, locally sourced food


Can meet dietary requirements

Learn to cook in the wild using traditional methods


We know that each and every school’s need is different. Therefore we tailor your experience to your school individual requirements, including number of pupils, activities and length of stay. 

Our helpful team welcome any questions or special requests.


Camp-craft / Fire Workshop / Wilderness Trail /

Wilderness cookery / Shelter building / Stalking lecture /

Fresh Water Swimming / Pizza Kitchen / Navigation Lecture /

Wilderness First Aid Workshop / Scenario SOS / 

Bushcraft Tournament / Archery /  Axe-Throwing / 

Camouflage and Concealment Exercises / Tribe’s Got Talent 

To see our kit list click here or a sample itinerary click here 

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Held in safari-style tented camps in the middle of the most magical woodlands, The Tribal Way offer residential school trips, holiday camps and corporate team building with a difference. 


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