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

Jess Wray in Peru

The experience I had on the British Exploring Society 2019 expedition to the Peruvian Amazon can’t effectively be put into words. I have seen wildlife of unspeakable beauty, been faced[…]

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Bethany Towell in Costa Rica

I have just returned from the adventure of a lifetime! Three weeks in Costa Rica, accompanied by representatives from the “World Challenge” organisation and a group of students from my[…]

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photo of landscape in Romania

Cameron Hamil in Romania

Explorer Belt Romania 2019 This summer, I embarked on an expedition of a lifetime along with others from the Scottish Scout Association, in particular the South West Region. It was[…]

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