Vision England residential breaks for young people with vision impairment

Build your confidence and independence, learn new skills, have fun and make new friends – what are you waiting for?

Vision England is an exciting residential programme for young people aged 11-24 years with vision impairment, in partnership with the Field Studies Council (FSC). Young people are supported to play a leading role in changing their communities and the environment for the better.         

                                      

Why sign up?

  • Fun-filled residentials 
  • Supported by an amazing team of staff experienced in working with young people with vision impairment
  • You shape the activities you do, which may include conservation activities like coppicing and tree planting, and other activities like wildlife walks, bush craft, hiking and camping
  • Opportunity to gain a John Muir Award certificate (environmental award scheme)

How much does it cost?

£25

 

Upcoming six night residentials for 2020

18-24 year olds who are blind or partially sighted

Date: 11 April – 17 April 2020
Venue: Preston Montford Field Centre, Shrewsbury, Shropshire 

How to apply for a holiday for 18-24 year olds: Fill in an application form below and return to visionengland@sense.org.uk. Please let us know if you would like an application posted out or support to complete your application.

11-17 year olds who are blind or partially sighted

Date: 27 July – 2 August 2020
Venue: Juniper Hall Field Centre, Dorking, Surrey

Date: 2 August – 8 August 2020
Venue: Preston Montford Field Centre, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Date: 16 August – 22 August 2020
Venue: Castle Head Field Centre, Grange-Over-Sands, Lake District

How to apply for holidays for 11-17 year olds: Fill in an application form below and return to visionengland@sense.org.uk. Please let us know if you would like an application posted out or support to complete your application.

For more information please contact us on:
Mobile: 07816 599 260   
Email: visionengland@sense.org.uk

Come and Have a Go Day!

 

For 11-17 year olds who are blind or partially sighted. 

Date: Thursday 7 May 2020 
Venue: Castle Head Outdoor Adventure Field Centre, Grange-Over-Sands, Lake District, LA11 6QT
Cost: FREE 

Build your confidence and independence, learn new skills, have fun and make new friends.  A fun-filled day with a range of activities which may include conservation activities, a wildlife walk, bush craft, canoeing, and team building games.  Supported by an amazing team of staff experienced in working with young people with vision impairment.

For more information please contact us on:
Mobile: 07816 599 260    
Email: visionengland@sense.org.uk

Apply for the Come and Have a Go Day

Fill in the application form to secure your place.

Apply today!