14 Day Adventure 16-17 years old
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14 Day Adventure 16-17 Years

16-17 years
From £1,399.00
Is this Adventure for me?

For 16-17 year olds who actively enjoy outdoor experiences and camping, and want to challenge themselves on a longer adventure away with multi-day expeditions.

  • Spend 14 days (13 nights) away from home
  • 5 nights out on overnight expedition (split over multiple days)
  • Experience of exploring the outdoors and camping overnight needed
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  • Funding Support Available

All Outward Bound Adventures have some things in common.

You’ll enjoy authentic outdoor activities in National Parks and wild places, guided by highly-qualified instructors.

It will be a path of discovery. A chance to have fun, be curious and make new friends. Before you know it, you’ll be stepping outside your comfort zone and discovering your talents.

Your confidence will grow and you'll learn how to believe in yourself.

See what you'll do
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Here you'll find some of our most adventurous programmes for 13-17 year olds. You'll spend 14 days (13 nights) away from home, experience multi-day adventures and nights out in the wild away on overnight expeditions.

To take on the challenge of a Summit Adventure, you'll already have experience of exploring the outdoors and camping in the wild. You may have been to Outward Bound before or taken on challenges like your Duke of Edinburgh Award. You'll also have some independence in nature and are now seeking your next challenge and crave the opportunity to discover more about yourself.

Over 14 days you will face high levels of personal challenge and have the unique opportunity to lead your own expedition into the wilderness, exploring what the UK outdoors really has to offer. This is where you'll tackle both metaphorical and physical mountains. There's no better place to enhance your personal skills like problem-solving and teamwork, and deepen your social and emotional awareness. In the end, you will know what you're worth - you will leave Outward Bound with friends for life and a new level of confidence that will change your life.

What you'll be doing

No two Outward Bound adventures are the same. Your group's appetite for adventure will shape what you do each day.

You'll take journeys into the wild and explore the natural environment. Stretch your comfort zone with activities like hiking, canoeing, gorge scrambling, abseiling, rock climbing, rafting, kayaking and wild swimming.

On this 14-day adventure, you will also plan and go out on a number of adventurous, overnight expeditions. You will seek out what the UK National Parks really have to offer. Explore challenging terrain, sleep under canvas and enjoy being as close to nature as possible.

So, whilst we can't tell you exactly what you'll be doing, we can guarantee you will have an adventure like no other exploring some of the remotest parts of the UK and be challenged.

What you'll experience

  • A unique and challenging adventure to push your limits
  • A journey of self-discovery
  • Make new friends that last a lifetime
  • Practice and develop skills for your future, like problem solving
  • Explore the remotest parts of the UK
  • Be self-reliant, and become more confident and resilient
  • Stand out from the crowd by achieving something different
  • Time to connect with nature, away from the distractions of life

The price, what's included and kit list

We're not interested in making money, just changing lives. So there's only one price and no hidden extras.

Reserve your place with a deposit of just £100 today.

You will get:

  • One instructor from start to finish
  • Full programme, crammed full of activities
  • All the kit to keep you safe, dry and warm
  • Accommodation and bedding
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks
  • Fully comprehensive insurance
  • A certificate of achievement and fabric badge

You will need:

  • A sense of adventure
  • Clothes and footwear for each day
  • A camera (for the memories)
  • Money for souvenirs and an ice cream or two! (recommended)

The Adventure Fund

Whatever your circumstances, we want you to be able to have an opportunity to go on a summer adventure. As a charity we raise money to provide support when you need it. The adventure fund is here to help.

Connecting to Nature

If there's one thing we can agree on it's that we're living in a time of change. As we think about young people’s wellbeing, we're sure that connecting to nature is one of the best ways we can help promote young people's mental health and wellbeing.

Take a look at what other people have been saying

If you've been on one of our adventures, why not provide a review yourselves? Let other people know what they can expect.

5 Nov 2018

Macdonald clan outward bound

Amazing time, amazing instructors props to james and evan, amazing countryside. the Mcdonald clan is the best loch eil clan! and, ants taste like lemons.

- Nathan.M
24 Jun 2019

Amazing experience

I thought that this trip really made me grow as a person and gained new friends along the way.

- Jack M