iALA Events

Join us at one of our Events, Expeditions, Destination or Youth Camps & Programs. Formal learning is OK till the later stages of a teenager’s life. Thereafter you need to explore to be able to develop outside the childhood environment. The best possible stimulation can be adventure based learning!

Expeditions & Destinations

iala Expeditions and Destinations - Fish River


Exploration through Expeditions and learn important Leadership and various skills.

  • Survival Hike (Students and Adults)
  • Ocean Skills and Open water Swimming (Students and Adults)
  • Forest BIKE (Students and Adults)
  • Tsitsikamma HIKE (Students and Adults)
  • ProDive SCUBA (Students and Adults)
  • Fish river EXPEDITION (Students and Adults)
  • BLOMBOS Vasbyt (Young Adults 14 – 17)
Stilbaai Desitnations

Big 5 Destinations

Expeditions take place at world-class Destinations that provide a unique opportunity to explore and learn.

iALA is known for it’s BIG 5 destinations and adventures. 

  • Stilbaai & Southern Cape (Ocean skills and swimming plus SCUBA)
  • Knysna Forest an Tsitsikamma (Biking and Hiking)
  • Cape-Town, Hermanus & Stellenbosch (Culture and Career)
  • Klein Karoo (Hunting & Survival)
  • Fish River Canyon (Navigation, Bio Diversity & Ecology)

Join one of our iALA Programs that visit all these destinations.



The WINDPOMP SJERRY MTB event is a longstanding experience during the most popular festive season on Stilbaai in December. The date for this is on the 24th of December 2022. We offer a hardcore 60 km event with lots of views, 20 km of single track roads and excellent climbs.

Entry Fee is R390. The family 10 km event is for families and we offer it at R150 for adults and R100 for children. This is a fun ride only.

Entries are open online @ EntryNinja.

Youth Camps

iala Vasbyt Youth Camp

Vasbyt 4 Life

Leadership Camp for Young Men & Ladies. YOUTH and SCHOOL GROUPS looking for experiential learning as stimulus to identify leadership.

Target Group: 14 – 17 Years | Date: 10 – 18 December 2022 | Duration: 10 days | Quantity: 30+

We’ve realised that we need to create an environment for young leaders to develop their CHARACTER. The program combines ocean activities, hiking, tracking and survival skills including team building events. Rope work, free-diving and ocean paddling are included in the program.

On completion, students will need to complete a VASBYT hike to put their competence to the test. It will help if you arrive physically fit in Decembers.  We are running this activity for the past 3 years with great success.

Program core:

  • Personal development & Leadership
  • Various Outdoor Adventure activities
  • Survival skills
  • Fitness competencies
  • Hiking & swimming
iala Vasbyt Youth Camp

Geared 4 Life

Elite Leadership Camp for young men

Date: 23-25 September 2022 | Target Group: 14 – 17 Years | Duration: 3 days | Quantity: 10

GEARED FOR LIFE is a company that facilitates youth camps, events and leadership development with the purpose of raising young leaders and empowering youth to reach heir full potential. he camp is used as a medium from which we instil POSITIVE CORE VALUES in the children’s lives.  Turning youth into leaders through learning leadership & team building skills in an environment with physically & mentally challenging outdoor activities.

Program Core:

  • Disciplinary interventions 
  • Life Skills 
  • Leadership & Identity
  • Team Building
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