Since I got back I’ve improved my CV, applied for loads of jobs and even got myself an interview! Thanks to Catch22 and BES!
Rachel, 2018 participant
This programme aims to develop self-esteem, leadership, communication and team working skills and supports young people in applying those skills in ongoing employment, education or training.
Over the past eight years, we’ve taken young people hiking in the Norwegian mountains, sailing the North Sea and trekking across the Sinai Desert, enduring daytime temperatures nearing 50 degrees Celsius.
Young people learn how to live in the outdoors and are challenged physically and mentally to try something new. They'll meet new people from all over the country and make friends for life.
It was definitely the best experience I’ve had in my life. It was really challenging but I overcame my fears and pushed my physical ability to the max. I loved every bit of it – for me it was life-changing. When I came back to the UK I had a great mindset…
Luke, Dangoor participant