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Residential Adventure Experience

Kids with Trees


Challenge them and watch them Grow

Taking young people away for a residential experience has a real and long-lasting impact on their lives and behaviour. A trip away will grow their confidence, resilience and independence. Living with friends and class mates and working together will build memories that’ll last for a life time.


Catbells Package
3 days / 2 nights

Programme Aims

To support young people in developing confidence and resilience whilst providing opportunities to build behaviours that maximise their potential.

Sample Programme

DayMorningAfternoonEvening
1 Arrive Gyhll Scramble Mountain Rescue Base Visit
2 Canoeing Climbing Night Walk and Fire Lighting
3 Hill Walk Depart  


Please note this is a sample programme only. All activities will depend on your accommodation location, weather and group ability.

Price = Price on Application

Staff Ratio - A maximum of 10 students per activity group. For safety and welfare reasons we
require you to provide a staff to student ratio of 1:10. These staff are free of charge.


Helvellyn package
4 days / 3 nights

Programme Aims

To support young people in developing confidence and resilience whilst providing opportunities to build behaviours that maximise their potential.

Sample Programme

DayMorningAfternoonEvening
1 Arrive Gyhll Scramble Mountain Rescue Base Visit
2 Hill Walk Hill Walk Meet an Everest Mountaineer
3 Climbing Canoeing Camp craft and Camp Fire
4 Tree Top Trek Depart  

Please note this is a sample programme only. All activities will depend on accommodation location, weather and group ability.

Price = Price on Application

Staff Ratio - A maximum of 10 students per activity group. For safety and welfare reasons we require you to provide a staff to student ratio of 1:10. These staff are free of charge.


Haystacks Package
5 days / 4 nights

Programme Aims

To support young people in developing confidence and resilience whilst providing opportunities to build behaviours that maximise their potential.

Sample Programme

DayMorningAfternoonEvening
1 Arrive Gyhll Scramble Mountain Rescue Base Visit
2 Hill Walk Hill Walk Night Walk and Fire Lighting
3 Climbing Mountain Bike Meet an Everest Mountaineer
4 Canoeing Via Ferrata PARTY!!
5 Tree Top Trek Depart  


Please note this is a sample programme only. All activities will depend on accommodation location, weather and group ability.

Price = Price on Application

Staff Ratio - A maximum of 10 students per activity group. For safety and welfare reasons we
require you to provide a staff to student ratio of 1:10. These staff are free of charge.

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 Programme Outcomes
  • Increased awareness of own capabilities
  • An increase in skills and abilities
  • Improved confidence and self-belief
  • Improved ability to listen and communicate effectively with others
  • Increased awareness and concern for the natural environment.
  • Increased resilience and determination
 Quality and professional guarantee
  • Course Director - Oversees the running of your course and will be your key point of communication.
  • Group Instructors - Who work with an activity group. They are responsible for delivering the programme, meeting course objectives and for the welfare and development needs of participants.
  • Expert Tuition - All staff are highly trained, qualified and experienced outdoor practitioners and educators. Please visit our About Us page.
  • High Quality Accommodation - Using the very best Youth Hostels and Outdoor centres in the Lake District. Young people will stay in shared dormitory accommodation whilst staff will have twin rooms.
  • Genuinely Beautiful Locations - We are lucky to be based in one of the most stunning locations in the UK. Wherever you choose as your accommodation, we promise it will be breath-taking.
  • All Meals - All meals are prepared with locally sourced produce with a variety of choices available each evening. All dietary requirements are accommodated.
  • Technical Equipment - All equipment is modern and of the highest standard available.
  • Briefing and Information Session - If required, a member of The Adventure Element Ltd staff will visit the school to discuss all of your requirements and to answer questions from parents and pupils.
  • A Flexible and Bespoke Product - We appreciate that working with the outdoor environment and young people can sometimes offer challenges. We are always flexible to ensure your young people receive the very best
 What is expected of accompanying staff?

Whilst the instructors will take responsibility for safe practice during activities, accompanying staff are asked to:

  • Assist in supervising their group at all times
  • Designate at least one member of staff to be the main point of contact
  • Work with our instructional staff in matters of discipline concerning students
  • Join in with activities where possible
  • Keep groups on-time to ensure the programme runs smoothly
  • Encourage course participants to keep areas in and around the hostel tidy
  • Manage and control any students medication requirements
  • Assist in the case of sickness or injury.