Accrington Stanley Community Trust have recently announced details of their 2014 NCS Programme, The NCS is for 16/17 year olds and involves a week of adventurous activities such as ab-sieling, kayaking and mountain biking.
This will all be done in one of the country’s premier outdoor pursuit’s venues in Scotland. All led by qualified instructors and supported by ASFC staff. You have the option of completing the course in the Easter Half term, summer holidays or the Autumn Half term. The project has 5 phases.
The adventure begins with a holiday to one of the country’s premier outdoor pursuit’s facilities, doing activities such as caving, abseiling and kayaking. Accommodation and food all sorted along with waterproof kit and rucksack. So no need to worry about ruining your clothes!
Summer Independence week- our summer project also involves a five day stay in University halls of residence, here the group will live amongst each other, cooking, cleaning and shopping as a group. There will also be a full programme of activities based at the University for the Group to take part in.
Over to you- you will spend a few days planning your community action project. Whether it is getting children playing sport or giving Accrington a make-over it’s up to you! Based at the Football Club you will have use of the clubs resources to make a difference locally!
Let’s do it- time to put all the plans into action and spend time out in the community doing your community action project with support from Accrington Stanley staff!
Graduation- every participant is invited to a graduation ceremony, a chance for friends and family to see you receive your award signed by David Cameron! This will happen on the pitch at half time during one of Accrington Stanley’s home games.
Each project has limited spaces so early booking is essential to avoid disappointment. The cost of a place on the project is only £35!