Nestled in leafy, rural forest, De Kluis campsite is your gateway to the green heart of Belgium. A great close-to-home location for your first European getaway, a Scout and Cubs trip to Belgium offers a variety of on-site activities, from forest biking and tree-top assault courses to climbing walls and swimming. And with good transport links, why not enjoy a cultural day trip to Bruges, Brussels or Ypres? Just another reason to tick De Kluis off your Scout Centre bucket list!

Great location for first-time tourers
All tents and catering equipment provided
Day trip to Bruges, Brussels or Ypres
  • Activities

    With acres of open space at De Kluis, the site is perfectly equipped to deliver an exciting programme of outdoor activities. Why not throw in a city visit for an extra cultural twist?

    • Forest biking
    • Pioneering poles
    • Tree-top assault course
    • Climbing wall
    • Hiking
    • Swimming
    • Day trip to Bruges, Brussels, Leuven or Ypres
    • Walibi Theme Park
  • What’s Included

    8 days, 7 nights including:

    • Return coach travel
    • Return Channel crossings
    • Self-catering equipment
    • Canvas troop tents
    • On-site Venture Abroad Representative
    • Full tour and itinerary planning
    • 1 x drawstring bag per passenger
    • Luggage labels for the group
    • Travel insurance

    Price based on a minimum of 30 passengers departing in July or August 2019.

    Departure dates

    Saturday 18th July 2020                     £272

    Saturday 25th July 2020                £282  SOLD OUT

    Saturday 1st August 2020                £272  SOLD OUT

    Saturday 8th August 2020                £272  SOLD OUT

    Saturday 15th August 2020              £282  SOLD OUT

  • Sample Itinerary

    Day 1

    Morning:

    Depart by coach and ferry crossing

    Afternoon:

    Arrive at De Kluis Scout Centre and enjoy a tour of the site

    Evening:

    Settle in for a relaxing evening at camp

    Day 2

    Morning:

    Train to Leuven and visit the Scout Museum or explore the town centre

    Afternoon:

    Visit St Peter’s Church and the Gothic Town Hall

    Evening:

    Evening at leisure at De Kluis

    Day 3

    Morning:

    Adventure Ropes Course in the tree-tops

    Afternoon:

    Guided BMX riding through the forested area

    Evening:

    Evening at leisure at De Kluis

    Day 4

    Morning:

    Train to Bruges and visit the diamond museum or Choco-Story

    Afternoon:

    Souvenir shopping followed by a canal cruise

    Evening:

    Evening meal in Bruges before the train back to De Kluis

    Day 5

    Morning:

    Go mountain biking for the day or hike through De Kluis’ surrounding forest

    Evening:

    Evening at leisure at De Kluis

    Day 6

    Morning:

    Walk through WWI reconstructed trenches and visit the In Flanders Field Museum

    Afternoon:

    Attend the moving Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate

    Evening:

    Evening at leisure at De Kluis

    Day 7

    Morning:

    Enjoy a full day at Walibi Theme Park

    Evening:

    Evening at leisure at De Kluis

    Day 8

    Morning:

    Depart by coach back home

    Afternoon:

    Arrive home

  • Accommodation

    De Kluis

    You’ll stay in one of De Kluis’ 20 campsites for the exclusive use of Venture Abroad guests, with wash rooms, tents and cooking facilities all set up for your arrival.

    • Remote, rustic campsite surrounded by 35 hectares of forest
    • Variety of activities on-site
    • Use of tents, cooking facilities and wash rooms
    • Everything is set up for your arrival
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Star rating

A very well organised camp with plenty of support from the on-site staff and organisers.Mr Matthew Millman, 125th Derby Scouts, Belgium

Travel in safe hands

The safety of all our groups is of paramount importance to us. Venture Abroad has rigorous safety checks in place and its own Safety Management Policy.