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Young Persons Summer Camps (age 12-17)

We've been running our adventure sports summer camp for young people (12-17 yrs) for many years. That experience has helped us identify the most important ingredient in outdoor learning - Fun. On our summer camp, all our courses focus on providing maximum enjoyment whilst learning and developing outdoor skills, with each of our highly qualified instructors a true enthusiast, keen to pass on their skills as well as their unique approach to the outdoors. Once again we're running a range of young persons skills courses taking up the entire Plas y Brenin building. On our adventure sporst summer camp, you will be surrounded by people of your own age and interests. In addition to instruction, you will always have male and female members of staff close at hand, to sort out any problems or answer any questions. In the evening, our staff organise a wide range of other events, quizzes, competitions and activities including orienteering, low ropes courses, kayak races, mountain bike sessions, climbing competitions and raft building experiences. So why not join us for a summer camp with more than a hint of adventure this summer.

Introduction to Kayaking Summer Camp

Adventure Sports Summer Camp For Young PeopleA five day course which will give you a thorough grounding in kayaking. You will be introduced to all the equipment and basic skills on local rivers, lakes and sea. On this course there is ample oppo...........

Experience Required: No Experience necessary

Cost and Duration: £485 (5 Days)

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White Water Sea & Surf Summer Camp

Adventure Sports Summer Camp For Young PeopleYou've decided you like kayaking. Now it's time to experience racing down the face of a surf wave, bouncing down a rapid and running a tide race. These five days of white water fun will give you an in...........

Experience Required: Confident flat water paddler with the ability to manoeuvre your craft with ease

Cost and Duration: £495 (5 Days)

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White Water Kayaking Development Summer Camp

Adventure Sports Summer Camp For Young PeopleRiver Running with Attitude! Join our enthusiastic coaches as they help you to combine the thrills and spills of river running with the more exciting elements of freestyle, throwing in a generous help...........

Experience Required: Competent grade II paddler with some experience of grade III and a reliable moving water roll.

Cost and Duration: £495 (5 Days)

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Mountain Adventure Summer Camp

Adventure Sports Summer Camp For Young PeopleA five-day holiday including some of the most exciting activities Britain?s mountains can provide. The week runs on a flexible schedule allowing us to make the most of the weather and ensure that you ...........

Experience Required: none required.

Cost and Duration: £495 (5 Days)

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Mountain Bike Skills Summer Camp

Adventure Sports Summer Camp For Young PeopleDuring this week you'll get to grips with the key skills invovled in technical riding including step downs, drop offs, manual front wheel lifts, bunny hops, technical climbing and descending as well ...........

Experience Required:  A good level of fitness.

Cost and Duration: £470 (5 Days)

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Rock Climbing Summer Camp

Adventure Sports Summer Camp For Young PeopleIn five days we will help you progress from never having climbed before to the possibility of leading your own climbs in a controlled and confident manner at the end of the week. All of the basic rop...........

Experience Required: none required.

Cost and Duration: £495 (5 Days)

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Touching Stone Summer Camp

Adventure Sports Summer Camp For Young PeopleDesigned specifically for young people who climb regularly on an indoor wall and are not sure how to develop their skills to help them climb confidently outside. The course is structured to help you b...........

Experience Required: some indoor climbing

Cost and Duration: £500 (5 Days)

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Rock Improver Summer Camp

Adventure Sports Summer Camp For Young PeopleSingle pitch sports routes, multi pitch climbs and sea cliffs - we have it all here on our door step - if you?ve climbed before but want to progress to multi-pitch climbs this is the ideal way to get ...........

Experience Required: must be a proficient second and have an understanding of the principles of leading.

Cost and Duration: £520 (5 Days)

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Performance Climbing Summer Camp

Adventure Sports Summer Camp For Young PeopleIf you're an established young climber and you'd like to get more out of your climbing, this course could be the missing ingredient! Whether you?d like to improve your ropework or concentrate on your ...........

Experience Required: Confident climber or attended rock improvers course.

Cost and Duration: £535 (5 Days)

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Can't find what you want?

You can hire one of our coaches instructors or guides from only £250 per day. They'll tailor the day to suit your aims and aspirations perfectly.
You can enjoy one to one coaching for that cost or if you get together as a group, depending on the activity, you can split that cost between up to 6 of you. If you are a group we can run one of the courses listed above on a date that suits you and your friends or you could just write your own agenda for a week or weekend and we'll price it up for you - with or without accommodation. What's more, just like out normal course fees, our private instructor hire charge covers all your equipment too.
Click on the link below to fill in a request form and one of our coaches will call you back (or e-mail if you'd prefer) to discuss things in detail with you.

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