Ages 12 - 16
At this critical turning point of a young person's life Your Adventure offers opportunities to explore further afield and experience life in the great outdoors.
We use the outdoors as an inspirational learning space and have seen time and time again that introducing a young adult to adventure learning can dramatically improve their academic ability or act as a catalyst to a new way of thinking.
Understanding the importance of a progressive, planned adventure and the powerful impact it can have at this age, we have developed The ACE Project. A leadership development course equipping children and young people with the experiences, skills and qualifications needed to make the most of opportunities that come their way.
"In secondary school, I had a really tough time adjusting. Things were tough at home, and I seemed to always be in trouble. At a Your Adventure centre, I learned how to keep my emotions under control and gained a lot of confidence and self-respect."
of 15 year olds are
sedentary for more than
5 hours a day each
of young people with fewer than five GCSEs graded A* to C said they "always" or "often" feel down or depressed, compared with 30 per cent of young people who are more qualified
Meet Darnell, 13
Darnell has joined us on a youth development programme. Learning outdoors taught him how to deal with his anger and work as a team.
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Meet Kieran, 13
Kieran joined us on our ACE leadership programme, overcoming his fear of heights on the climbing wall.
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