Approved Providers

Young Explorers' Trust

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)

Appleby College
540 Lakeshore Road West, Oakville, Ontario
+1 (905) 8454681

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.

The Old Town Hall,
4 Queens Road,
Wimbledon SW19 8YB
+44 (0)207 384 3028

We are passionate about travel and the positive impact it has on young people’s outlook and future prospects. Our mission is to help people become global citizens through authentic, socially and environmentally responsible travel experiences which aid self-discovery and personal development. Our school group trips and gap year programs are all meticulously planned to provide participants with a unique collection of experiences and equip them with a broad range of skills they can apply in all walks of life.

Penguin Watch
Dr Tom Hart, Director
University of Oxford
Dept of Zoology
South Parks Road
Oxford OX1 3SZ
+44 1865 600170

We want our polar regions to be healthy, resilient and to have evidence-based conservation measures. Penguin Watch aims to help achieve this goal by bringing large scale monitoring to these regions.
Specifically, we use large- scale monitoring to study penguins and other polar species. By monitoring many sites, we are able to disentangle confounded threats to these species and to study how these have changed throughout history and prehistory.
Our science and monitoring is characterised by a strong desire to be non- or minimally invasive. To these ends, we use time lapse cameras, guano and feather sampling to study populations. We visit a large number of sites each year using tourist ships, ships of opportunity and yachts.

Quark Expeditions
112 Merton St., 4th Floor
Toronto, Ontario

+1 844 881 9183

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.

Raleigh International
Third Floor, Dean Bradley House
52 Horseferry Road
London SW1P 2AF
+44 (0)20 7183 1270
(US) +1 833-660-9738

Raleigh International is a youth-driven sustainable development charity. Raleigh focus on working for and with young people to inspire and make positive change in four areas: promoting youth in civil society, providing access to safe water and sanitation, protecting vulnerable environments and building livelihoods and enterprises. By working through youth volunteers, Raleigh develop and support young leaders. Raleigh operate in partnership with communities, non-governmental organisations and governments in Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Nepal and Tanzania. Since its foundation as a charity in 1984, Raleigh volunteers have become a global community of over 50,000 people committed to building a sustainable future and ensuring young people are partners and leaders in development.

Round Square
Swan House, Madeira Walk, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 1EU
+44 (0) 1753 862032

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 Expeditions
21st Century Educational Travel
Unit 6B, King St Business Centre
Exeter EX1 1BH
+44 (0)1392 660056

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.

Terra Nova Expedition Services Ltd.

Hubaco House, Railway View
Clay Cross
Derbyshire DE55 9FR
+44 (0)1773 833300

Terra Nova Expedition Services provide personal development expeditions to the youth and adult sector. Historically expeditions ventured into blank spaces on the map to further geographic knowledge and scientific discovery, interacting with communities in situ. TNES aspires to carry on this legacy in an ever changing world by providing new experiences to all.