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

David Williams receives 2021 Stephenson Award

David Williams has been given the Stephenson Award for 2021 in recognition of his role in supporting expeditions and exploration for many years. As a keen scout his first overseas[…]

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YET continues with UK Grants during Covid

The Young Explorers’ Trust continues to award grants during the Covid-19 pandemic The YET recognises the substantial pressures that the COVID-19 pandemic has placed on young people. We also recognise[…]

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21st YET Forum

The 21st YET Forum took place virtually on Sunday 28 March. Watch again The event is free to view but we’d be grateful if you’d consider making a small donation[…]

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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.

Contact us

Any questions about what we do? Get in touch!