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

Gov advice on school trips and planning adventures abroad

This is the time of year when many working with young people begin to consider possible adventurous activities and prolonged ventures both in the UK and abroad. This has been[…]

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YET AGM 2021

This year’s YET Annual General Meeting will be held virtually on Tuesday 12 October at 10:00 BST. The Trust invites members to register by e-mailing Roger Miller, company secretary. Please[…]

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Photo of David Williams being presented with the award by Mike Cross and Ted Grey

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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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!