10th February 2015 The Government criteria for NCS has been changed for 2015 and BF Adventure will now be the provider for Helston, Penryn and Falmouth. Previously the course costs were covered by the Government with a £40 re-fundable deposit. This year there will be £50 non-refundable cost, excellent value for a four week course the first two of which include accommodation, food and tutors. Bursaries are available for those on benefits. the Courses will run from 29th June or 6th July. The first week is located in North Cornwall on a stunning lake surrounded by beautiful Bodmin Moor where Wakeboarding, Sailing, Windsurfing, High Ropes, Kayaking, Navigational Challenge and Climbing will be available along with learning the important skills of team building, leadership and communication. In week 2 they will be staying in the Penryn University Campus in a private en-suite room for 5 days and 4 nights. There will be more activities and team building fun. They will also start to explore the opportunities for Social Action that they will design and deliver in the following weeks. In week 3 they will learn more about their local community, discover its challenges and address its issues. They will learn about fundraising, sourcing materials and resources along with marketing their project. As a group they will design their own work plan and work on a project THEY feel passionate about! Week 4 will see the plan being put into action. On completion of their project the team will have an incredible addition to their CV and have a lot of fun doing it.
Falmouth Rotary are working closely with the Falmouth school to get this incredible opportunity brought to the attention of the parents of year 11 pupils. An individual letter has gone out to each parent promoting this fantastic opportunity signed by Brett Miners, Headmaster and Paul Wyatt, Rotary President along with the school and Rotary Logos.
1st July 2015 Wave 1 of the NCS programme has now started at BF Adventure and we are pleased to announce that the two waves of the project are full! BF Adventure have enlisted 32 young people from the Falmouth, Penryn and Helston areas to join the programme. We would like to officially thank you for your support in the promotion of the programme and sending home letters to the students at Falmouth School. Your efforts have helped us to enrol these young people and give them an opportunity of a life time.