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Organisations Evaluated for Corporate Conformity with BS 8848 by The YET as an Independent Body

The policies and procedures of the following organisations have been independently audited by the Young Explorers’ Trust who provide an other party declaration that they conform to BS8848 (Specification for the provision of visits, fieldwork, expeditions, and adventurous activities, outside the United Kingdom)


applebyAppleby College
540 Lakeshore Road West, Oakville, Ontario
Tel: +1 (905) 8454681
email: info@appleby.on.ca

Educating and enabling young men and women to become leaders of character, major contributors to, and valued representatives of their local, national and international communities, Appleby College inspires a lifelong commitment to civic responsibility, global understanding and environmental stewardship.

Hurlingham Studios
Ranelagh Gardens
London, SW6 3PA
Tel: +44 (0)207 736 2769
Email: info@gapforce.org

For over 25 years, Gapforce has been running safe, unique and rewarding gap year programs to some of the world's most exciting and exotic locations. Our life-changing travel programs range from marine and wildlife conservation, community volunteering abroad, extreme expeditions and outdoor training courses. Our overseas gap year programs are run by UK-trained expedition leaders who ensure our projects are fully vetted for sustainability, safety and longevity.

quarkQuark Expeditions
49 Jackes Ave, Toronto, ON
Tel: +1 (416) 928 3112  email:enquiry@quarkexpeditions.com

Quark Expeditions has been the world leader in personal polar adventures for over two decades, offering adventure cruises to the North Pole, Arctic and Antarctic on board icebreakers and ice strengthened vessels.

raleighRaleigh International
Third Floor, Prince Consort House
27-29 Albert Embankment, London 
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7183 1270
email: info@raleighinternational.org

We run adventure expeditions in Borneo, Costa Rica & Nicaragua and India for individuals and groups of all ages, nationalities and backgrounds. These involve volunteering on community projects and environmental projects as well as undertaking tough adventure challenges. All our volunteer expeditions are designed to be challenging, life-changing experiences. The more you put in, the more you get out of it!

round_sqRound Square
Swan House, Madeira Walk, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 1EU
Tel: +44 (0) 1753 862032
email: liz@roundsquare.org

Round Square is a worldwide association of schools that share a commitment, beyond academic excellence, to personal development and responsibility through service, international understanding, challenge, adventure, democracy, and environmental stewardship.

Every year Round Square organises service projects in four different destinations. These bring students and teachers from our member schools together from around the world to work as a truly international team, helping communities. Every Project aims to help students work towards the IDEALS of Internationalism, Democracy, Environment, Adventure, Leadership and Service.

STC_Logo_RGB - Copy (2) (1040x254)-3The School Travel Consultancy
21st Century Educational Travel

We believe we have a responsibility not to prepare life’s path for our children; but to prepare our children for life’s path. Expanding global horizons, pushing boundaries and encouraging an adventurous life are the perfect means to this end. Fusing travel and adventure, our educational journeys and school expeditions are the vehicle we use to achieve this goal.

Responsible tourism is at the heart of our approach and our clients learn more as a result. We strive for the very best – educational travel experiences that are worthy of the 21st century.

Our portfolio of educational travel experiences covers five continents and in excess of 20 countries, with innovative expeditions, imaginative educational trips and a unique programme designed specifically for girls’ schools.