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Welcome to Joy of Adventure

JoyofAdventure was set up to enable the training of teachers and the leading of DofE expeditions for local schools. It is an approved activity provider (AAP) of the DofE Award and has a Health and Safety Executive (HSE) Adventure Activity Licence (AAL).

JoyofAdventure believes in the benefits to young people of learning in the outdoors and is passionate about equipping and training teachers and students so that they are able to competently and safely work in the outdoors, particularly through the DofE award scheme.

JoyofAdventure works with highly qualified staff. All staff are experienced outdoor professionals with a wealth of experience of working both with young people and adults in the outdoors.

JoyofAdventure includes the First Aid Centre Applied First Aid which is an accredited Immediate Temporary Care (ITC) Centre offering a number of accredited First Aid Certificates which are Ofqual regulated and meet the meet HSE standards for due diligence for First Aid providers. All certificates are valid for 3 years.

Talk to us about what you want to achieve.  Contact poppy@joyofadventure.co.uk

Working with young people in the outdoors provides them with lots of benefits including:

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Organisations we have worked with recently include:

  • Parkside Federation Academies, Cambridge
  • University of Cambridge Faculty of Education
  • Bottisham Village College
  • Netherhall School, Cambridge
  • Royal Grammar School Worcestershire
  • High Wycombe Grammar School
  • The Leys School, Cambridge
  • St Joseph’s Reading
  • Outlook Expeditions
  • Expeditions Wales
  • Bedford High School
  • Zest for Adventure
  • Arete Outdoor Centre

What’s coming up?

8hr Outdoor First Aid

Saturday 22nd Oct/5th Nov/10th Dec

16hr ITC Outdoor First Aid

Saturday and Sunday 5th and 6th November 2016

Saturday and Sunday 10th 11th December 2016

Forest Schools First Aid

Saturday and Sunday 5th and 6th November

Saturday and Sunday 10th 11th December

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Contact poppy@joyofadventure.co.uk  for more details

Adventure Activities Licensing Authority AALA

DofE Approved Activity Provider

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Institute for Outdoor Learning

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Well delivered and enjoyable. I would like to see this compulsory for all secondary school pupils.


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