grid-1Thanks to our donors, if you’re successful in applying for a place on the Skills for Life Award, the Sir Francis Chichester Trusts will cover 100% of your course cost.* With a place on the course usually costing up to £1,749, this is a truly unique opportunity not to be missed.

*You will be liable for travel costs for your journey to the coach transfer meeting point.

Who should apply?

  • Young people living in Devon aged 16-19 at the time of the course
  • Those who have had few opportunities of this kind and have not attended an Outward Bound course previously
  • Young people who lack confidence or would benefit from time away from their current circumstances

The course isn’t suitable for young people who are on probation or subject to a Youth Offending Order.

The application process

  1. Click here to download the application form and return it back to us, by Monday 3 February 2020.
  2. If you are short-listed for a place, you’ll meet with our Trustees and a member of the Outward Bound team on the 5 or 6 March 2020, in Exeter, to talk through your suitability and tell you more about the Award.
  3. You’ll be informed by spring of the year of your course whether or not you have been successful in gaining a place.