Wildestan

Take part in our fun, interactive virtual adventures and learn outdoor skills as you explore the wilderness where you stand.

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Passport-free access to adventure at home.

Join our virtual adventures to learn key outdoor survival skills, get helpful tips on kit and equipment, and take part in science as you explore the ‘wilderness where you stand’.

Spend 30-45 minutes with one of our outdoor experts and experience being on an expedition together with them and other Wildestan Explorers from the comfort of your home.

Decide on your own journey in Wildestan by registering for as many of our interactive adventures as you like. Be transported to your first basecamp to take part in challenges, meet new people, and feel connected to the outdoors.

99% of Wildestan Explorers said they learned something new through their time in Wildestan Season 1 and 99% stated it was ‘fun or very fun’.

Adventure starts at home. Join Wildestan today.

  • Join today
  • Age 14-25
  • Free
  • 30-45 minute virtual adventures
  • Hosted on Zoom
  • 25 spaces per adventure

“[Wildestan] was fantastic! Thanks so much for encouraging me to have a look at it – it’s a great atmosphere and you learn a lot!”

Wildestan Explorer

What's Involved?

  • Choose which weekly adventures you take part in
  • Have fun and challenge yourself to learn something new
  • Learn key outdoors skills and develop your confidence
  • Feel connected to the natural world
  • Meet amazing experts, from biologists to medics to explorers

Learn more

How do I join?

  • Sign up. You will receive information via email on the upcoming adventures as they are confirmed and how to join that session.
  • Prepare. All you need is a smartphone, tablet or laptop with a mic and a camera.
  • Take part. We will meet you at our Zoom basecamp to start the virtual adventure at the scheduled time and date.

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virtual adventures

Survival in the wild: Jungle | 5pm, 19th January

Join expert Andy, one of our specialist Jungle Leaders, as he shows us some of the skills needed to survive in one of the true wildernesses of the world. Looking at the jungle environment, movement, camps and fire, this adventure will introduce you to and start to develop skills required to survive in the Amazon and other jungle environments.

Interpreting signs in the wild | 5pm, 12th January

Do you want to know how to predict the weather? Or find North without a compass? Look like a superhuman genius by interpreting signs in natural and built environments. Learn how to estimate how far away something is, calculate the distance to the horizon, or measure the width of a river (without getting your feet wet).

staying safe online

The safety and support of our Young Explorers is the cornerstone on which we build and develop our programmes. All participants in our Wildestan adventures will be asked to agree to our online code of conduct. You can read a copy of it here.

adventure starts at home

Sign up for Wildestan today