Alpkit Foundation News

09 11 2018 - News

Win an adventure for your school group
free 4 night residential for school group

30 10 2018 - News

Vote Continuum
An update on the Continuum Project

23 10 2018 - News

Glacial Retreats in Arctic Norway
Josh Leigh commences research in Arctic Norway

12 10 2018 - News

Ireland To Asia: A Year On My Bike
Tales from Sean Hoban's journey to Asia

09 10 2018 - News

Big Shakedown 2018
Round up of the Big Shakeout 2018

05 10 2018 - News

Alpkit Foundation Research Grant
£5000 Research Grant

19 09 2018 - News

Valuing time with others
A weekend to boost confidence

18 09 2018 - Daring Deeds

Teuchters on Tour
Lessons learned cycle-touring Norway

17 09 2018 - News

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

10 09 2018 - News

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

05 09 2018 - News

Accessible Adventure
Win with Thornbridge Outdoors

15 08 2018 - News

Teuchters on Tour
Fundraising cycle trip

07 08 2018 - News

Recovery in the Wild
Aiding addiction recovery

27 07 2018 - News

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

20 07 2018 - News

Recording Human Impact on Coastlines
Student expedition along the Icelandic coast

12 07 2018 - News

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

22 06 2018 - News

Outdoor Learning at Sylva Wood
Creating future forests with local children

19 06 2018 - News

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

15 06 2018 - News

Sea Kayaking Iceland
Researching human impact on remote coastlines

08 06 2018 - News

Climbing With The Pivot Academy
The Pivot Academy is going climbing

29 05 2018 - News

Hiking with Confidence
ESTEEM's French Pyrenees Hike

23 05 2018 - News

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

11 05 2018 - News

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

27 04 2018 - News

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

25 04 2018 - News

May Day Madness!
Join us for an action packed weekend

20 04 2018 - News

A Bushcraft Ride
Feeling free on a tandem ride

23 03 2018 - News

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

16 02 2018 - News

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

15 02 2018 - News

Clifton Community School’s D of E Award
Foundation News

08 02 2018 - News

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

02 02 2018 - News

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

12 01 2018 - News

SofA Hathersage Courses for 2018
The School of Adventure 2018

02 01 2018 - Daring Deeds

Caving into Pressure
Facing fears at Hathersage SofA

28 12 2017 - Spotlight

2017 Highlights
Looking back at 2017

06 12 2017 - News

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

30 11 2017 - News

WWESU: Case study
AK Foundation: hearing from young people

21 11 2017 - News

Wild Wolf Explorer Scout Unit
Exploring wild places

25 10 2017 - News

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

23 10 2017 - News

Hollingworth Lake Activity Centre
Outdoor Education for Schools

19 10 2017 - News

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

10 10 2017 - News

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

03 10 2017 - News

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

29 09 2017 - News

Raising Awareness of Mental Health
Cameron Grant Memorial Trust Night Walk

28 09 2017 - News

Weaver Primary Students Discovering Nature
John Muir Award for primary students

27 09 2017 - News

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

15 09 2017 - News

New Defibrillator for Mountain Rescue
Edale Mountain Rescue Team

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

09 08 2017 - News

Endeavour for Empowerment
Climbing towards positive futures

25 07 2017 - News

Catching up with Trees for Cities
Urban tree planting in Bradford

17 07 2017 - News

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

20 06 2017 - News

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

16 06 2017 - News

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

12 06 2017 - News

Bantu Ubuntu Be-Cycling
Sustainability and wellbeing awareness in Africa

09 06 2017 - News

APEX 5 Medical Research
Medical Research in Bolivia

05 06 2017 - News

Castle Manor Academy takes Education Outdoors
Learning outside of the Classroom

01 06 2017 - News

Wheel Potential
Accessible cycling for less able-bodied adults

23 05 2017 - News

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

09 05 2017 - News

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

03 05 2017 - News

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

23 04 2017 - News

Nature Memories Café
A coffee morning for dementia sufferers

04 04 2017 - News

Aiding Training for Ten Tors
Training up for Ten Tors

27 03 2017 - News

Trees for Cities
Planting a wet woodland

17 03 2017 - News

Scouts Youth in Adventure
Supporting the Scouts

10 03 2017 - News

Boots for Snowdon
Boots to climb Snowdon.

22 02 2017 - News

Durham Youth Project
Helping Durham City Centre youth project

01 02 2017 - News

Deer Fencing and Native Woodlands
Fencing off new woodlands

20 01 2017 - News

Building Opportunities within DofE
Helping Scotland D of E

06 01 2017 - News

Noah’s Ark Project
Offering simple woodland learning opportunities

29 12 2016 - News

Conserving Lemurs
Conservation research in Madagascar

22 12 2016 - News

Going coast to coast
building positive pathways across Devon

24 11 2016 - News

Bushcraft for NeuroMuscular Dystrophy
Helping NeuroMuscular Dystrophy with bushcraft skills

15 11 2016 - News

Supporting volunteer police cadets
funding for young police cadets

11 08 2016 - News

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

10 08 2016 - News

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

09 08 2016 - News

Path Hill Outdoors
Supporting students on a Swedish expedition

08 08 2016 - News

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

26 07 2016 - News

Hexthorpe Social Enterprise CIC
Providing camping trips for families

25 07 2016 - News

The Astley Cooper School
Supporting their DofE award scheme

22 07 2016 - News

Supporting Sheffield City Council
Getting kids outdoors

19 07 2016 - News

Forest School Training at Manorbrook Primary School
Supporting Manorbrook Primary School

18 07 2016 - News

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

14 07 2016 - News

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

13 07 2016 - News

St Peters RC Primary School
Helping to kick start forest school

12 07 2016 - News

Woodchurch High School
Helping pupils complete the bronze DofE

08 07 2016 - News

Yeadon Air Cadets
Getting young cadets out wild camping

30 06 2016 - News

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

29 06 2016 - News

Supporting Netherhall School
Helping to purchase equipment

27 06 2016 - News

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

24 06 2016 - News

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

23 06 2016 - News

Supporting PhD Ecological Research
Mine restoration PhD research

22 06 2016 - News

Supporting Penicuik High School
Supporting pupils undertaking the John Muir Award

01 06 2016 - News

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

31 05 2016 - News

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

13 05 2016 - News

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

05 05 2016 - News

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

03 05 2016 - News

Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust
Helping young people to experience wild adventures

26 04 2016 - News

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

26 04 2016 - News

Supporting the Scout Association
Supporting the Scout Association

21 04 2016 - News

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

19 04 2016 - News

Helping Children Gain Access to Forest School
Funding forest school training

18 04 2016 - News

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

15 04 2016 - News

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

14 04 2016 - News

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

13 04 2016 - News

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

08 04 2016 - News

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

06 04 2016 - News

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

04 04 2016 - News

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

24 03 2016 - News

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

15 03 2016 - News

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

11 03 2016 - News

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

01 03 2016 - News

President Kennedy School
Enabling children to participate in the DofE scheme

26 02 2016 - News

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

17 02 2016 - News

Cockshut Hill College
Helping underprivileged children gain their bronze DofE

27 01 2016 - News

Young Gloucestershire
Alpkit Foundation supports Young Gloucestershire

15 01 2016 - News

Mountain Life Outdoor Club
Alpkit Foundation award to Mountain Life

09 12 2015 - News

Wildside Activity Centre
Support for a 6 week canoe club

23 11 2015 - News

The Life Centre
helping disadvantaged kids connect to the outdoors

04 11 2015 - News

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

23 10 2015 - News

Alpkit Foundation Supports Air Cadets
Climbing kit for cadets