Yamba UK are a provider of quality outdoor education and training programmes. We deliver the Expedition section of the DofE to schools, organisations and individuals across the U.K and overseas. We also provide activities for the Residential section of Gold DofE programmes.
What we offer:
- Excellent training for the expedition - both indoors for theory based training and the outdoors for all practical elements.
- Bronze, Silver and Gold levels.
- Gold Residential section provider.
- Over 6 years experience of planning and delivering activity programmes for groups of all ages and abilities. We pride ourselves on the high quality delivery of our activities.
- We invest in top-quality equipment that is fit for purpose.
Expeditions in the UK:
We are based in the North West of England. There are great opportunities to travel elsewhere in the U.K as we can work in all areas of the country.
There are options to choose from - either land or water based (canoe or sea kayak) expeditions. All the technical equipment can be provided on the training and expedition days, this will also include prior preparation / planning. There is a prerequisite for the water based expeditions of a BCU 2 Star Award, this can be achieved in a course available before the practice expedition (additional cost).
(Duke of Edinburgh's Award Gold Residential Group - August 2014)
(Duke of Edinburgh's Award Bronze Practice Expedition July 2014)
UK (North Lancashire, North West) Residentials 2016:
15 - 19 February, 11 - 15 April, 30 May - 3 June, 22 - 26 August, 29 August - 2 September, 24 - 28 October.
Activities available are: canoeing, rock climbing, abseiling, ghyll scrambling, archery, survival skills and problem solving. This will take place at our Residential centre in North Lancs with offsite days for some activities. The price for the residential is £295 per person. This includes: all equipment needed, instruction, accommodation and transport from/to Preston station and meals. We are fully licensed, all instructors are CRB cleared & First Aid Qualified. For further information, contact 01772 379898 / 07903 573585, e-mail [email protected] or visit www.yamba.org.uk
(Duke of Edinburgh's Award Gold Reisdential, BCU One Star Award)