Expeditions - Information for parents
We are experts at ensuring that enjoyable experiences for young people are as safe as possible under remote supervision in the outdoors. We're always happy to discuss and concerns with parents or participants prior to starting an expedition programme with us so if you can's see the information you're looking for, Please give us a call on 07961924847 or email us
Even with years of experience, there's always new ways to improve what we do. We follow the latest industry best practice and guidance ensuring that participants experience is as safe as it can possibly be, given the nature of the activity.We are an AALA licence holder and are subject to a Biannual inspection(last 09/16) We will run a parents information evening with a safety focus. Our practices are open to suggestions from all and we review our policies annually to the highest possible standards. If you would like copies of our policies and details of our insurance, please contact us.
updated to highest current national standards annually.
- Leaders are outdoor professionals well known to us - all can be described as having both 'teaching and technical' skills and relevant qualifications
Child protection and safeguarding
All staff undergo updated DBS checks. Leaders agree to our service agreements and code of professional conduct.
All participants must follow fully attended training programme appropriate to their award level for them to feel appropriately self-sufficient. An additional Emergency Life Support training module can be built into your training programme.
all medical details of individuals. Staff are First Aid trained (2 day REC minimum). Where professional medical attention is required we know how and where to find it locally.
We hold a parents information and safety briefing usually in early spring.
1:12 (lower for some activities)
Risk Assessments and Emergency planning
Site, activity and where necessary individual.
vehicles always available in the rare event of a group requiring 'motorised assistance'. In wild country areas we use SPOT emergency satelite beacons as a backup for additional peace of mind an the ability to put our leaders in front of groups to intercept them.