What a summer!
The sun may not have shone all the time but the summer of 2019 will hopefully stick in the memories of dozens of youngsters long after it is all over!
For the second year in succession we were able to bring about a ten percent increase in the number of places available meaning that in 2019 some 104 young people had the opportunity to be part of our programme. Although we are pleased with the 20 percent increase in places over the past two years it still does not meet all the demand that we are experiencing but we feel that we are at least making some headway.
This year we centred our courses in the spectacular north of Skye, at stunning Loch Tay and and in the inspiring surroundings of Glencoe. Four night residential stays took place over the school summer holidays in July and August while a single residential was also staged earlier in the year around the Easter period.
Carrying on with the successful annual programme which has now run for close to two decades, Camp&Trek continues to stage its residential outdoor activity courses in some of the most beautiful surroundings that Scotland has to offer, many of them in the magnificent Scottish Highlands and Islands.
Although we are a small charity and do not have a high profile, we do believe we make a big difference in the lives of young people. We offer them the chance to discover that the world has so much to offer and they have so much to offer it.
In recent years we have worked with young carers groups although we have also been involved with community based youth action groups who concentrate on disadvantaged young people seen as being at risk of offending or having come to the attention of the justice system.
Our courses are highly subsidised and we are always ready to discuss costs and the needs of different groups. Under its charitable status, Camp&Trek has a wide remit in regard to young people and is always willing to chat about the possibility of working with groups from different backgrounds.
It may be possible to tailor courses to meet the needs of certain young people so give us a ring or drop us an email to find out more. This can be done in the first instance by either by emailing email@example.com or telephone 01470 542444.
Camp&Trek’s patrons are:
Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Phil Collins LVO
Michael JP Davies CBE