Children camps


Dates 2023

3-7 July
17-21 July
7-11 August

Price / Person 600 BGN
7 +
Minimum age


Rafting, rock jumping, swimming in the river, rowing and morning warm-ups aim to show students (children) that adventure can be a part of our lives – now, in the 21st century, and here in Bulgaria. Participants in the children’s camp will not only learn how to safely go down rivers, interesting facts about the life of rivers, but will also experience the power of nature. Shown in the form of games and entertainment methods of survival in nature will make your children stronger, will distract them for a moment from computer games and all kinds of iPhone entertainment, and will open the door to a life full of adventure.

Accommodation and meals in Debeli Dab Eco Village –


Dates 2023

3-7 July
17-21 July
7-11 August


  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner – every day
  • Overnight in rooms with internal bathroom
  • Transport to the river and on-site
  • Locker rooms that lock
  • Restaurant next to the base
  • New and disinfected equipment
  • Neoprene suit
  • Helmet and life jacket
  • Safety instructions
  • Experienced instructors

Activities included

  • Rafting on the Struma
  • Canyoning
  • Kayaks on the Struma
  • Trolls over the river Struma
  • Surf – SUP board
  • Rope garden
  • Games
  • Visit a cave
  • Visit the mineral pool
  • Outdoor pool in Eco village Debeli dub
  • Camp Fire
  • Sleeping in tents for 1 night


Day 1 In the morning departure from Sofia by minibus for rafting center Reflip, Struma River, Kresna Inn, 130 km from Sofia. Arrive. Rest, eat. Accommodation. Preparation, equipment, rafting instruction. Descent. Return to base. Rest. Bathing in warm mineral baths. Dinner. Overnight

Day 2 Breakfast. Change of clothes and prepare for the walk to the Sheitan Dere canyon on the Oshtavska river, a tributary of the Struma river. Arrive at the waterfalls, rest, return, change clothes. Departure for the village of Vlahi. Arrival, visit the church, acquaintance with the history of the village (the birthplace of Yane Sandanski). Rest, eat. Introduction to environmental protection projects (such as projects for the protection of predators in Bulgaria, contact with domestic wolves, protection of rare breeds in Bulgaria – Karakachan sheep, horses and dogs). Visit the Vlahina waterfall. Return. Collecting wood, cooking dinner. Sleeping in tents.

Day 3 Breakfast Preparation, equipment, rafting instruction. Going down, bathing, jumping. Return to base. Rest. Introduction to the principles of eco-agriculture. Visit the outdoor pool. Dinner. Overnight.

Day 4 Breakfast. Preparation, equipment, rafting instruction. Going down, bathing, jumping. Return to base. Rest, lunch. Visit the outdoor pool. Dinner, Overnight.

Day 5 After breakfast – visit the canyon of ancient trees. Lunch. Departure for Sofia.

The program is not final and is subject to change.

Additionally: possibility to organize sleeping in tents with sleeping bags and pads



1 day Meeting point 9 hours – Sofia Central Bus Station. Departure by minibus for Debeli Dab Eco Village, Stara Kresna village, 140 km from Sofia. Arrival, room accommodation and lunch. Children are accommodated up to 4 in a room by gender and approximate age. Afternoon descent on the river Struma by rafting boat. Dinner, meeting games, board games.

Day 2 Equipping and preparation for the canyoning to the Sheitan Dere, a tributary of the Struma river. Arrive at the waterfalls, jump, play, come back, change clothes. Ziplining on a metal rope stretched over the river Struma. Rest. Setting up tents, sacks and blankets. Everyone will learn to put together a tent. Activities by the outdoor pool of the Eco Village Debeli dub. Collecting wood. Making a campfire. Sleeping in tents.

Day 3 Preparation of surfing equipment. Instruction and lessons on Stand up paddle (SUP) board and kayaks for white water. Activities with different types of surfboards and kayaks. Rest. First steps in speleology. Visit to a marble cave. Getting acquainted with the ways of safe movement in caves, their inhabitants – bats and various formations – dendrites, helectites, estuaries, stalkmites, stalactites and stalactons. Evening meeting.

Day 4 Preparation, equipment, instruction for kayaking and rafting. Jumping from rocks and lessons for safely swimming in the river. Visit a rope park, walk in the area. In the evening a children’s party with music in the Eco Village.

Day 5 Archery. Instructors will pick an activity according to the opportunities and moods in the group – activities by the pool + a walk to the old church in the village of Stara Kresna or Rafting down the Struma River. Baggage collection. Departure for Sofia and arrival at 17.00

The program is not final and is subject to change.