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Our Expeditions

Set yourself up with an adventure of a lifetime on a charity expedition into and across the most inaccessible, beautiful, challenging and inspirational wilderness areas of the world. Jungle, Mountain, Arctic, Desert… there’s no corner of this earth we won’t explore. With us you will get to places you could never reach on your own. Adventure, excitement and challenge is guaranteed through incredible adventure travel activities led by first-class technical, scientific and educational leaders. Discover the opportunity to develop potential, skills and awareness of the world. Don’t miss the perfect experience to make any CV, application or interview stand out from the crowd.

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The Dangoor Next Generation Programme has one remaining vacancy for an Adventure Leader to join our team this summer supporting young people on a voyage of self-discovery amongst the volcanos and lava-fields of Iceland. The vacancy will be advertised until the position has been filled so apply now to take part in this life changing opportunity.






In the 80 plus years we have been running world class, pioneering group expeditions and changing the lives of young people through extreme travel. We have been fortunate enough to attract support from an impressive range of Patrons. We work with world leaders in exploration and are backed by some of the most notable personalities in adventure, science and media from around the world. Our impressive Patron network includes Bear Grylls, Ben Saunders, Ben Fogle, Hannah White, Richard Branson and many more, while David Attenborough is an honorary member. This extraordinary support is led by our patron in chief, HRH Prince Andrew.

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Membership of British Exploring sets people apart. While only those who have participated in a British Exploring expedition are eligible for Full Membership, we are pleased to offer Associate and Corporate Membership to all ’explorers’ and those who support our ideal of developing leadership, teamwork and resourcefulness through exploration and gap year volunteering                                                   

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Founded in 1932 by Surgeon Commander George Murray Levick RN, a survivor of Captain Scott’s final expedition, who saw that arduous and scientific exploration could act as a highly effective medium for helping young people fulfil their potential. More than 80 years later that vision still applies and is reflected in our mission.                                                                                                                                                                                                

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We run a number of programmes for 16 - 25 year olds. Two of which are, the Stellar Leadership Programme for young graduates and the Dangoor Next Generation Programme which aims to develop the self-esteem and motivation of some of the UK’s most marginalised young people.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

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