We support young people to have access to impactful and positive experiences outside of their role as a young carer. As well as providing well-deserved respite, our residential courses provide opportunities for Young Carers to build their self-confidence, have exciting new experiences, and most importantly, have lots of fun!

To find out how we've helped young carers in the past, read Stephanie's story.


Standing AloneAs a charity, we are able to assist with the cost of our courses by providing financial assistance worth up to 40% and in some cases more. Currently, we have a special offer during the Easter holidays (2-6 April and 9-13 April 2018), where we are focusing on Young Carers at our Outward Bound UK centres. During this time, we have a special package of funding support available. Each group will receive £2,424 in financial assistance, bringing the cost down from £5,604 per group of 12 to £3,180*.

*Cost per group of 12 participants and two adults for a five-day fully inclusive course. This includes all meals, accommodation and equipment. Subject to the completion of a simple application form indicating the financial challenges faced by this group of young people.

Why book a residential course with us?

  • We work in partnership with our clients to deliver learning outcomes most relevant to the needs of your young people.
  • Our centres are situated in the most inspiring environments in the UK, enabling young people to spend time in wild places.
  • Our instructors are recognised as the best in the sector by our clients and outdoor learning professionals.
  • We provide a unique combination of authentic adventure with facilitated and deliberate learning, in an outdoor setting.
  • As a charity we can offer further financial assistance to eligible clients on our 2018 and 2019 bookings.


Find Out More

Find out how The Outward Bound Trust can help you and your young people – simply fill in the no obligation enquiry form and we’ll be in touch to discuss your options. Or call us now on 01931 740 000.

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Stephanie's Story: A young carer from Scotland talking about her Outward Bound experience

2017 Social Impact Report

We often associate learning with a classroom. Whenever we think of learning we picture a school. However learning goes way beyond this, people are capable of learning and growing as an individual without the need for an enclosed environment. Stephanie, 17, Young Carer


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