All Wilderness Foundation UK programmes take as their foundation the power of wilderness to change lives. Whether the goal is therapeutic, educational, social, or some combination, we start by getting participants outdoors.
Troubled urban youth ages 15–21 literally turn their lives around through this proven year-long intervention.
Young teens who struggle to engage in school engage in outdoor alternative education and one-to-one mentoring.
Young Scots who may never have seen a landscape without concrete gain employability skills and explore rural careers.
Intensive outdoor personal development programmes reach youth whose multiple challenges have resisted conventional interventions.
Youth and adults in emotional turmoil are healed when outdoor activities combine with purposive psychotherapy.
Young women develop leadership skills in a wilderness trek in South Africa followed by monthly personal development sessions.
School leavers gain leadership and decision-making skills through a wilderness trail and volunteer placement in South Africa.
A wilderness experience in South Africa not only provides the experience of a lifetime but also develops young people’s leadership abilities.
Primary and secondary school groups learn science, English, geography, and other curriculum-based content in fun outdoor activities.