L&E World Camps, Teen Travel & Young Global Leaders

YGL Wilderness

L&E Young Global Leaders

Our Wilderness programme is a course for 13-15 year olds and is part of our Young Global Leaders & Life Skill course at our World Camps.

What’s it all about?

L&E Wilderness is a 2 day intensive introduction to the Great Outdoors.  To embrace the natural environment while also completing several challenges.  All this while co-operating with a diverse group of teens from around the world.

The challenge with L&E Wilderness is to provide the Young Leaders with autonomy over their experience without forgoing safety and logistical considerations.

After a planning period they will be set several challenges to complete during the 2 day period in the “Wilderness”.

They will gain experience in:

  • Survival Skills
  • Navigation Skill
  • Camp Craft
  • Adventure skills

Ingredients of Adventure

  • Sense of exploration
  • Opportunities to develop resilience
  • Inspiring creativity
  • Moments of wonder
  • Connecting with the natural world
  • Broadening your perceived limits
  • Learning about yourself and others

Where?

  • The Lake District &Yorkshire Dales National Parks

Accommodation?

  • Survival Shelters
  • Sleeping Bags/bivvy bags