project

9 days
July 01 2018

Spots: 8+ available

Description

The Local Student Scholarship will open soon!

 

PARTNERS

 
 

it is our mission to curate extraordinary
expeditions that enhance earth and self.


IS THIS FOR ME?

VOPO Expeditions invite participants from all walks of life. Whether you bring multiple qualifications, practical experience or enthusiasm, we extend this experience to everyone.

One critical factor is openness. The Mentawais are considered remote. Together, we will embrace the simplistic beauty of life. You won't get high-speed internet, but you will access a new world of connection and insight.

 

 

AGENDA

 

Field Research

Documentary or book or journal article interesting for participants

 
 

THE EXPEDITIONS

VOPO Expeditions were conceptualised to address social and environmental challenges, by bringing skilled humans, adventurers & innovative minds together from across the world for an experience like no other. The itinerary is designed to connect, intellectually stimulate and inspire new ways of tackling some of the worlds biggest feats. All in a pristine setting with the wisdom of locals and curious company who are eager to dive deep, get exploring and bask in the glory of nature. 

THE PROCESS

  Scout  Behind the scenes, we spend 6 to 12 months scouting, engaging, researching and designing your next expedition through in-depth partnerships.

Scout
Behind the scenes, we spend 6 to 12 months scouting, engaging, researching and designing your next expedition through in-depth partnerships.

  Choose  Check out the adventures, select the one that suits you best. Our tailored expeditions accommodate to unique requirements.

Choose
Check out the adventures, select the one that suits you best. Our tailored expeditions accommodate to unique requirements.

  Embark  Take an epic adventure with a team of global pioneers to some of the worlds most naturally abundant and culturally diverse places.

Embark
Take an epic adventure with a team of global pioneers to some of the worlds most naturally abundant and culturally diverse places.

  Create  Meet local leaders in sustainability, collaborate and work with the team to create a solution to a pressing challenge, fast.

Create
Meet local leaders in sustainability, collaborate and work with the team to create a solution to a pressing challenge, fast.

WHAT WILL YOU GO HOME WITH?

A once in a life time and memorable adventure, a global network of fearless, innovative and creative minds &
the tools to solve social and environmental challenges using our Brainmelt method.


SUSTAINABILITY

As air travel is a huge contributor to environmental degradation, our team are currently focused on calculating our carbon footprint. For which, we are developing a method to account for the impact of all miles (revealed soon). We also respect our role as guests in each host country, knowing that long-term strong partnerships are imperative to sustainable outcomes and allow us to be responsive to the genuine goals of the region. VOPO also devote a portion of Expedition places to local scholarship participants, a measure that maximises accessibility. This is also key to our mission, exploring unintended consequences and addressing systems rather than symptoms. Additionally, we stay at locations that are off the grid, investing in local employment, with a commitment towards conservation and in harmony with nature.

See our Sustainability Policy.

may challenge your comforts. 
what you discover outside that zone, 
could change your life forever.
 

 
 

open your mind to what you can offer and see what magic the planet gives back to you.