Our Leaders

Chris Shatananda

H.O.D.  - Camping and Leadership Development Dept.

Secretary, Bombay YMCA Having joined in 2007, Chris -affectionately called ‘Big Daddy’ by campers - has been actively promoting youth development across the city, and now the campsite as well.

With extended training at CVJM Campsite (Dassel, Germany), and certified in Wilderness Advanced First Aid from NOLS (America), Chris has over 12 years of experience in youth programmes and child development


Abhay Wadekar

Campsite Administrator

With 20 years of outdoor experience, and a passion for photography, Abhay invariably has thoughtful insights with regards to camping and outdoor living.

His penchant for fitness and health is an aspiring goal for all campers

Ravi Jadhav

Adventure Activity Co-ordinator

Certified in Advance Mountaineering & Wilderness Advanced First Aid from NOLS (America)

Ravi has about 19 years experience in running adventure and fun programmes for youth and corporate clients. A climbing enthusiast from NIM, he is an excellent game and activity planner, and has organised many, well received programmes all over the country.

Carlos Albuquerque

Youth Programme Co-ordinator

With a Master's degree in HR, and 18 years of outbound experience, Carlos is also certified in Experiential Education, & Advanced Wilderness First  Aid from NOLS (USA).

He has worked with SilverBay YMCA (New York), and is well versed with creating outdoor developmental programmes for  children, young adults & corporate groups. His sessions involve an engaging mix of team building, communication, & personal development activities, camping, hiking, kayaking & art-n-crafts.

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Camping & Leadership Development Dept.

c/o The ‘Student YMCA’ branch,

412, Dr. Bhadkamkar Marg (Lamington Rd), Girgaon, Mumbai – 400007

Office Timing: Mon - Sat, 9AM to 5PM

Email: camp@ymcabombay.com

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For reservations call: 022-23824534/23855468

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