• New Out There Academy programme launches in Essex

    Out There Academy We are now taking referrals for a 6 week outdoor and personal development programme for young people aged 13+ in the Chelmsford and Braintree area who are: struggling to engage and stay in school at risk of suspension leading to exclusion finding that behavioural and emotional wellbeing are big issues in their […]

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  • New Job Vacancy for Out There Project Coordinator

    Project Coordinator Job Vacancy The Wilderness Foundation UK  currently has a new job opportunity for you to join our team, we provide a range of support services to vulnerable, disaffected and disengaged young people from the Chelmsford and Braintree (Essex) areas. The services we provide help to raise self-esteem, improve motivation, support lifelong learning and […]

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  • Volunteer Youth Mentors

    We are now recruiting for our next mentor training programme. Our dedicated team of volunteer youth mentors play a key role within our social programmes. Our work with young people is motivated by a passionate belief in the benefits of the outdoors and nature for young people, coupled with our delivery of excellent youth working […]

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  • TurnAround 5 Graduation

    The Wilderness Foundation held a special TurnAround 5 Graduation ceremony for six young people who have completed the twelve month TurnAround Programme with the Foundation on Monday 18 August. The event was held to celebrate the achievements of the young people who all come from challenging backgrounds and who took part in a tough and […]

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  • New Mentor Training Course Starts June 2014!

    Our work with young people is motivated by a passionate belief in the benefits of the outdoors and nature for young people coupled with our delivery of excellent youth working skills. Over the years we have worked with a wide range of young people, some have had challenging needs and will have experienced traumatic pasts. […]

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  • Destination Spain!

    The Wilderness Foundation UK team are all heading off to Spain to participate in the 10th World Wilderness Congress – WILD10 running between 4th and 10th October 2013.     We will be delivering the Social Benefit Agenda which promote the importance of recognising the contribution that wilderness and wildness make to human wellbeing. During […]

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  • Graduation marks new beginnings for vulnerable youth

      On Friday July 27, 2012 the Umzi Wethu training academy for vulnerable youth celebrated the graduation of its 10th and 11th intake of students. The ceremony marked the graduation of a total of 177 students since the project’s inception seven years ago in 2005. Many of the graduates are the first members of their […]

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