UK Explorers

Explore the Highlands of Scotland

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Learn how to thrive in an amazing environment, immerse yourself in a wilderness environment and learn to work together to face unknown challenges.

UK Explorers is a new expedition programme that takes British Exploring Society’s unique approach, based around Adventure, Knowledge and Personal Development, to a slightly more accessible location in the Highlands of Scotland.

This is our first ever programme to take place in the UK and whilst it is a complete, self-contained expedition journey in itself, it may also act as a stepping stone onto our international expeditions.

During your first day at base camp you will have a chance to agree as a group where you will be exploring during your time in the Scottish Highlands. Some of your objectives might include the summits of spectacular hills or exploring a secluded valley whilst other objectives will be set according to your science plan.

 

  • 40 Places Available
  • Age 14-17
  • Autumn 24 Oct - 1 Nov
  • Scottish Highlands
  • Participants to fundraise towards the charity
  • Not Required for British passport holders
  • No vaccinations needed
  • UK Explorers Spring is now closed, please contact us if you have any queries

It has taught me that I am capable of anything.

Young Explorer - 2018

What's Included?

  • British Exploring Society Expedition Certificate
  • John Muir Explorer Award Certificate
  • Support with your Duke of Edinburgh Award (residential only)
  • Participation in Next Steps
  • Lifetime membership of British Exploring Society

What's Involved?

  • You will have the opportunity to explore the natural world, being mentored and supported by expert leaders, alongside expedition medics, scientists and adventure professionals
  • Learn practical skills through adventure, science and media projects
  • Build your character, develop your confidence, resilience and teamwork in an amazing place
  • Increase your competency, learn new skills for life and stand out amongst other applicants

Join us. You are about to change your life

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It doesn't matter where your starting point is; you'll return with more confidence in your own abilities; greater resilience, determination and courage - and a sense of self-belief that will stay with you for life.

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