Category Archives: Adventure

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award – DofE with A Difference During the Coronavius Outbreak

The DofE hasn’t stopped because of the coronavirus outbreak and changes have been made to ensure participants can continue to pursue elements of the scheme. Comprehensive help and guidance is available from the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award on how to … Continue reading

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New DofE Expedition Supervision Guidance

New guidance on supervising Duke of Edinburgh’s Award expeditions has been published by the Outdoor Education Advisors’ Panel. A copy is available from the home page of Evolve and also via this link. Those responsible for organising and leading DofE … Continue reading

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Antarctica, Weddell Sea Expedition 2019, Free Teaching Resources from the RGS

Free teaching resources are available from the Royal Geographical Society. Follow the expedition as it takes place this January and February. You can follow the expedition on the Weddell Sea Expedition Facebook pages, on their Twitter account and on the … Continue reading

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YHA – Discover the Adventure Effect

Travel and adventure are crucial to young people’s growth, but so many are missing out on experiences that can transform their lives. Welcome to our experiment. Over three days, we took adventure away from Alastair Humphreys, a professional adventurer who … Continue reading

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Bronze Expedition Options Trial

The DofE are currently running a trial to alter elements of the expedition section aimed at making the bronze award more accessible to young people and schools. We’re offering Licensed Organisations five new options as part of a UK-wide trial, which you … Continue reading

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Mountain Training – Our Ethos

Mountain Training Awards in the words of people who hold leadership qualifications. Mountain Training is the collection of awarding bodies for skills courses and qualifications in walking, climbing and mountaineering in the UK and Ireland. More information from:

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Funding Support for Schools

Funding support is available for schools via the YHA’s Breaks programme Educational Breaks Programme Our Educational Breaks Programmes offers support to educational groups where members of the group are eligible for pupil premium and where children and young people face … Continue reading

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YHA School Trips – Brilliant Residentials

More information available from: Michael Sabin, Group Sales Manager, YHA England & Wales, Trevelyan House, Dimple Road, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3YH. Tel: 01629 592705 Mobile: 0784 3344646 Web:

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New YHA School Trips Brochure

Jam-packed with the latest packages, self-led residentials, bolt-on activities, and news from YHA School Trips, our new brochure provides the information you need to start planning a brilliant residential. Download your copy today. Download a copy of the new YHS … Continue reading

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Outward Bound Trust Bursaries Available

Financial support of up to 40% for residential visits As an educational charity, we work hard to make the outdoors accessible to as many young people as possible through our charitable subsidies and bursary scheme. Thanks to the generous support … Continue reading

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