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.

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.

Latest News

YET Forum 2019

This year’s Forum will take place on Monday 16 September from 10am to 4pm at the Lit & Phil Society in Newcastle upon Tyne. Agenda Key note addressManaging critical incidents on[…]

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Travel and Expedition Risk Management Conference for Schools, Universities and Organisations

For those responsible for organising school trips, fieldwork or expeditions to remote areas overseas – do you know what your responsibilities are? Do you know what you don’t know? This[…]

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Joe McDermott in the Balkans

The Kayak Drina expedition (13-22 July 2019) completed its aim of gaining a better understanding of some geographical and human factors around Balkan rivers. This expedition report to tells the[…]

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