Alpkit Foundation News

Bridge Collective
19 09 2018 - News

Valuing time with others
A weekend to boost confidence

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18 09 2018 - Daring Deeds

Teuchters on Tour
Lessons learned cycle-touring Norway

©Alpkit
17 09 2018 - News

Erb’s Palsy Group Go Climbing
Climbing and caving experience day for children with Erb's Palsy

©Alpkit
10 09 2018 - News

(Less than) 3 weeks ‘til the Big Shakeout!
Not long until our yearly celebration of the outdoors and adventure

©Alpkit
05 09 2018 - News

Accessible Adventure
Win with Thornbridge Outdoors

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15 08 2018 - News

Teuchters on Tour
Fundraising cycle trip

FVRC
07 08 2018 - News

Recovery in the Wild
Aiding addiction recovery

©Alpkit
27 07 2018 - News

Castle Manor’s Camp Out
Building skills, confidence, and resilience in the outdoors

©Alpkit
20 07 2018 - News

Recording Human Impact on Coastlines
Student expedition along the Icelandic coast

©Alpkit
12 07 2018 - News

Ashford Winter Night Shelter
Camping beds for the Ashford Winter Night Shelter

©Alpkit
22 06 2018 - News

Outdoor Learning at Sylva Wood
Creating future forests with local children

©Alpkit
19 06 2018 - News

Adventures for Life Skills
Building life skills through a 19 day adventure in the Scottish Highlands

©Alpkit
15 06 2018 - News

Sea Kayaking Iceland
Researching human impact on remote coastlines

©The Pivot Academy
08 06 2018 - News

Climbing With The Pivot Academy
The Pivot Academy is going climbing

©Alpkit
29 05 2018 - News

Hiking with Confidence
ESTEEM's French Pyrenees Hike

Jarda Zaoral
23 05 2018 - News

27 Peaks in 77 Days
Jarda Zaoral is taking on Europes 27 peaks

LABGC
11 05 2018 - News

A high, long and dark challenge
adventure challenges in the Lake District

©Alpkit
27 04 2018 - News

GB Paraclimber Starts a New Challenge
John Churcher starts an outdoor bouldering mission

©Alpkit
25 04 2018 - News

May Day Madness!
Join us for an action packed weekend

LifeCycle UK
20 04 2018 - News

A Bushcraft Ride
Feeling free on a tandem ride

©Alpkit
23 03 2018 - News

Join us for an Easter Eggstravaganza
Join us for a weekend of activities

©Alpkit
16 02 2018 - News

A Walking Work of Art
Solo trek round the entire coast of mainland Scotland

©Alpkit
15 02 2018 - News

Clifton Community School’s D of E Award
Foundation News

©Alpkit
08 02 2018 - News

Meet Connie (and big Ernie the dog)
New Alpkit Foundation Staff Trustee

©Alpkit
02 02 2018 - News

Over £100,000 Awarded by the AK Foundation
Over £100,000 for some 300 projects

©Alpkit
12 01 2018 - News

SofA Hathersage Courses for 2018
The School of Adventure 2018

© Peter Barnes
02 01 2018 - Daring Deeds

Caving into Pressure
Facing fears at Hathersage SofA

© Alpkit
28 12 2017 - Spotlight

2017 Highlights
Looking back at 2017

©Alpkit
06 12 2017 - News

Survival Skills for Girl Guides
South Derbyshire Guides big meet-up

©Alpkit
30 11 2017 - News

WWESU: Case study
AK Foundation: hearing from young people

©Alpkit
21 11 2017 - News

Wild Wolf Explorer Scout Unit
Exploring wild places

©Cameron Grant Memorial Trust
25 10 2017 - News

Cameron Grant Memorial Trust Night Walk
Night Walk for young suicide awareness: biggest turnout yet!

©Alpkit
23 10 2017 - News

Hollingworth Lake Activity Centre
Outdoor Education for Schools

©BoulderAdventures
19 10 2017 - News

Win a 4 night residential in Snowdonia
Apply by 24th November

©Heeley People's Park
10 10 2017 - News

Heeley People’s Park
A park Of and For the people

©Alpkit
03 10 2017 - News

Bushcraft Training for Young Leaders
Understanding nature with Bristol District Woodland Folk

©Alpkit
29 09 2017 - News

Raising Awareness of Mental Health
Cameron Grant Memorial Trust Night Walk

©Alpkit
28 09 2017 - News

Weaver Primary Students Discovering Nature
John Muir Award for primary students

©Alpkit
27 09 2017 - News

Big Shakeout 2017: The Big Shakedown
The Biggest, Shakiest Shakeout ever!

©Alpkit
15 09 2017 - News

New Defibrillator for Mountain Rescue
Edale Mountain Rescue Team

©Alpkit
04 09 2017 - News

An Off-Road Wheelchair for Alicia
Off-road wheelchair for getting outdoors

18 08 2017 - News

UBMC Training Volunteer Instructors
Instructor training for university clubs

Endeavour
09 08 2017 - News

Endeavour for Empowerment
Climbing towards positive futures

Trees for Cities
25 07 2017 - News

Catching up with Trees for Cities
Urban tree planting in Bradford

Westhaven School
17 07 2017 - News

Westhaven School’s DofE Success
D of E for young people with SEN

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20 06 2017 - News

The Ashdown Centre’s Outdoor Adventure
Accessible outdoor adventure at Lodge Hill

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16 06 2017 - News

Catching up with the Nature Memories Café
Further funding for the Nature Café

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12 06 2017 - News

Bantu Ubuntu Be-Cycling
Sustainability and wellbeing awareness in Africa

Apex
09 06 2017 - News

APEX 5 Medical Research
Medical Research in Bolivia

Castlemanor
05 06 2017 - News

Castle Manor Academy takes Education Outdoors
Learning outside of the Classroom

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01 06 2017 - News

Wheel Potential
Accessible cycling for less able-bodied adults

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23 05 2017 - News

Lydgate School’s Snowdon Summit
Lydgate pupils on their first mountain adventure

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09 05 2017 - News

The Highest, Longest, Darkest Challenge
Overcoming obstacles in the outdoors

Akf-attenborough
03 05 2017 - News

Sensory Garden in the Attenborough Nature Centre
Sensory planters for the Visually Impaired

Nature Discovery Centre
23 04 2017 - News

Nature Memories Café
A coffee morning for dementia sufferers

Antonyschool
04 04 2017 - News

Aiding Training for Ten Tors
Training up for Ten Tors

Treesforcities
27 03 2017 - News

Trees for Cities
Planting a wet woodland

Scouts
17 03 2017 - News

Scouts Youth in Adventure
Supporting the Scouts

Lydgate
10 03 2017 - News

Boots for Snowdon
Boots to climb Snowdon.

Durham youth
22 02 2017 - News

Durham Youth Project
Helping Durham City Centre youth project

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01 02 2017 - News

Deer Fencing and Native Woodlands
Fencing off new woodlands

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20 01 2017 - News

Building Opportunities within DofE
Helping Scotland D of E

Noahsark
06 01 2017 - News

Noah’s Ark Project
Offering simple woodland learning opportunities

Lemurreport
29 12 2016 - News

Conserving Lemurs
Conservation research in Madagascar

Amber
22 12 2016 - News

Going coast to coast
building positive pathways across Devon

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24 11 2016 - News

Bushcraft for NeuroMuscular Dystrophy
Helping NeuroMuscular Dystrophy with bushcraft skills

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15 11 2016 - News

Supporting volunteer police cadets
funding for young police cadets

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11 08 2016 - News

Helping Kids Complete their Bronze DofE
Helping students gain their bronze DofE

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10 08 2016 - News

Supporting Sheldon School and the Ten Tors Challenge
Helping to increase participation in the Ten Tors Challenge

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09 08 2016 - News

Path Hill Outdoors
Supporting students on a Swedish expedition

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08 08 2016 - News

Helping to protect London’s River Lea
Improving the water quality of the River Lea

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26 07 2016 - News

Hexthorpe Social Enterprise CIC
Providing camping trips for families

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25 07 2016 - News

The Astley Cooper School
Supporting their DofE award scheme

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22 07 2016 - News

Supporting Sheffield City Council
Getting kids outdoors

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19 07 2016 - News

Forest School Training at Manorbrook Primary School
Supporting Manorbrook Primary School

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18 07 2016 - News

Supporting Tower View Primary School
Tower View would like their children to experience wild camping

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14 07 2016 - News

Attenborough Nature Centre and Reserve
Installing sensory planters for the Erewash Visually Impaired Group

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13 07 2016 - News

St Peters RC Primary School
Helping to kick start forest school

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12 07 2016 - News

Woodchurch High School
Helping pupils complete the bronze DofE

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08 07 2016 - News

Yeadon Air Cadets
Getting young cadets out wild camping

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30 06 2016 - News

Living Wild Immersion Program
Helping Chloe participate in a Living Wild Immersion Program

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29 06 2016 - News

Supporting Netherhall School
Helping to purchase equipment

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27 06 2016 - News

Supporting The Burren Way Walking Trail
Providing clothing for the trail workers

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24 06 2016 - News

Supporting 16th Teesside Boys Brigade
Helping to upgrade old camping equipment

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23 06 2016 - News

Supporting PhD Ecological Research
Mine restoration PhD research

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22 06 2016 - News

Supporting Penicuik High School
Supporting pupils undertaking the John Muir Award

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01 06 2016 - News

Supporting Faber Catholic Primary School
Helping develop a dedicated outdoor learning space

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31 05 2016 - News

Supporting De Warenne Academy
Helping the school to run its first ever overseas expedition

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13 05 2016 - News

Supporting Chloe through Outward Bound’s Skills for Life Course
Alpkit Foundation supporting Chloe

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05 05 2016 - News

The Alpkit Foundation supporting running coach James
Helping James qualify as a coach in Running and Fitness

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03 05 2016 - News

Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust
Helping young people to experience wild adventures

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26 04 2016 - News

The Green Team, an Environmental Charity
Providing funding for disadvantaged young people

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26 04 2016 - News

Supporting the Scout Association
Supporting the Scout Association

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21 04 2016 - News

Aiding blue-eyed black lemur research
Helping the study of the critically endangered blue-eyed black lemur

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19 04 2016 - News

Helping Children Gain Access to Forest School
Funding forest school training

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18 04 2016 - News

Supporting the study of lichenometry in the Zillertal Alps, Austria
Helping an individual complete his masters dissertation in lichenometry

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15 04 2016 - News

Millom School, Cumbria
Helping students undertake a conservation project in Eskdale

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14 04 2016 - News

Bents Green Specialist Secondary School
A school for children with Autistic Spectrum Conditions and Interaction Difficulties

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13 04 2016 - News

Supporting Scope
Sending 12 disabled students on an activity week to The Calvert Trust

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08 04 2016 - News

Supporting Swanwick School and Sports College
Supporting Swanwick School and their Outdoor Education

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06 04 2016 - News

Supporting Lancashire Boys & Girls Clubs
Alpkit Foundation supports Lancashire Boys & Girls Clubs

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04 04 2016 - News

Alpkit Foundation supports Blind Veterans UK
Supporting Blind Veterans UK and their 100k in 24 hours event

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24 03 2016 - News

Alpkit Foundation Supports Warmly Park School in Bristol
Supporting pupils at Warmly Park School, Bristol

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15 03 2016 - News

Alpkit Foundation supports Grove Academy Climbing Club
Alpkit Foundation supports Dundee's Grove Academy Climbing Club

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11 03 2016 - News

Alpkit Foundation supports 1500 Miles on Foot
Helping an individual complete 1500 miles on foot

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01 03 2016 - News

President Kennedy School
Enabling children to participate in the DofE scheme

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26 02 2016 - News

Alpkit Foundation Supports 593 (Swanley) Squadron Air Cadets
Providing the Air Cadets with an introduction to climbing

Cockshutt
17 02 2016 - News

Cockshut Hill College
Helping underprivileged children gain their bronze DofE

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27 01 2016 - News

Young Gloucestershire
Alpkit Foundation supports Young Gloucestershire

Mntlife
15 01 2016 - News

Mountain Life Outdoor Club
Alpkit Foundation award to Mountain Life

Wildside
09 12 2015 - News

Wildside Activity Centre
Support for a 6 week canoe club

Lifecentre
23 11 2015 - News

The Life Centre
helping disadvantaged kids connect to the outdoors

Firstaidfornepal
04 11 2015 - News

Alpkit Foundation supports - First Aid for Nepal
Helping deliver First Aid training in Nepal

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23 10 2015 - News

Alpkit Foundation Supports Air Cadets
Climbing kit for cadets

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16 10 2015 - News

Alpkit Foundation first steps
Alpkit Foundation awarding grants

Video wall
05 08 2015 - News

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