Young Explorers' Trust

The UK's national association of youth exploration societies

EVALUATIONS

An expedition evaluation system carried out by expert assessors who can offer valuable advice, ensuring expedition plans meet the British Standard, BS8848, and achieve YET Approval status.

GRANT AID

Financial support for YET Approved expeditions and young people taking part in adventurous activities through Grant Aid.

MEMBERS VOICE

Making representations, on the behalf of members, to government and other policy-making bodies to promote the value of youth expeditions.

Latest News

Mike Cross OBE 1942-2022

Mike Cross — who has died aged 80 — was born in Hindhead, Surrey before the family moved to Leeds. This offered better opportunities for the challenge of a more[…]

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With great sadness we announce the passing of Mike Cross

It is with great sadness that the YET has to announce that Mike Cross, until recently the Chairman of the YET, has passed away peacefully after a short illness. Mike’s[…]

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2022 Stephenson Lifetime Achievement Award

The recipient of The Stephenson Lifetime Achievement Award in 2022 is Sir Martin Holdgate. On Saturday 29 October, H Tanner — the YET Vice Chairman — presented the Award, by[…]

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ABOUT YET

We help enable safer overseas experiences for young expeditioners

The YET is a national charity dedicated to promoting safe and responsible expeditions for young people. It does this by providing advice and support to schools, youth organisations, commercial expedition providers and groups of friends who intend to run their own youth expeditions. As the national voice of youth expeditions the YET also offers a wide range of practical assistance to aspiring or experienced expedition leaders and commercial providers alike.

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