Over February half-term, 12 young carers from across West Kent participated in a bespoke overnight residential programme designed to offer them a new experience which would both challenge and inspire them, pushing themselves physically to achieve their personal goals. These young people, aged between 12 and 17, are, in the majority of cases, the sole […]
On January 19th, 13 families came together on a sunny, but cold, winter morning to participate in an enrichment day organised by Family Focus Headstart Kent in partnership with youth engagement company Challenger Troop CIC at their outdoor training centre at Highsted, Sittingbourne in Kent. The families were not sure what to expect – they […]
We are delighted to announce that we are one of the leading organisations working with the Department for Education to build resilience, respect for self and others and develop self-confidence in the classroom and beyond.
Thirteen young people aged from 7 to 14, from the Aylesham area, have benefited from a bespoke youth intervention programme designed to push them both physically and mentally in a safe, controlled environment. During the challenging one-week programme, which took place during October half-term, the youngsters took part in a range of activities which included […]
Challenger Troop instructors Scott, Ross, Lee and Matt successfully completed the 2014 West London Tough Mudder® event at Culden Faw, near Henley on Thames.
We would like to thank Tunbridge Wells Round Table for their generous donation which will allow us to purchase a new sumo suit set for our West Kent Team.
28 of our participants have spent time working with the volunteers at Nourish to learn about the valuable work they do to support families in the local area, receive and sort donations of foodstuffs and organise, tidy and clean the storage areas donated by The Big Yellow Self-Storage Company, Longfield Road, Tunbridge Wells.
Twelve young people aged from six to 17, from the Elvington area in Dover, Kent, have benefited from a military-style youth intervention programme designed to push them both physically and mentally in a safe, controlled environment
Earlier this week, I visited 14 young carers from Kent who were participating in an overnight residential programme run by our West Kent team. I learned that these young people, aged between 12 and 17, are, in the majority of cases, the sole carer for a member of their family and some of them bear this responsibility alone for up to 50 hours a week.
Battle raged during half term at Firepower, The Royal Artillery Museum where Challenger Troop joined forces with the museum to prevent it from being taken over by Zombies during the Halloween-themed activity week.
In the presence of The Lord-Lieutenant of Kent, Viscount De L’Isle, seven schools from the Folkestone area participated in a gruelling day of challenging activities designed to develop team spirit, build communication and teamwork skills on Monday 21st October, from 09:00 to 15:30.
"Outdoor learning is giving them back their childhood wonder and curiosity at new things, allowing them to experience the marvel of discovery and the learning that comes from taking risks"
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