Tuesday, September 12, 2006

"What do you get if you put together seven exceptional Envision students, two outstanding mountain leaders, an Envision Coordinator, a barrow-load of cereal bars, lots of extremely heavy rucksacks, a mix of heavy rain, swirling mist and glorious sunshine, a game of charades and the rugged grandeur of the wilderness of Snowdownia? YELA 2006 of course!"

Now in its fifth year, the Young Envisionaries Leadership Award is a joint initiative between Envision and the Wilderness Foundation which aims to provide a unique educational wilderness adventure for young people who have shown exceptional commitment and potential over the last year. On 31st July 2006, seven Envision students from London and Birmingham, started the long journey by train to North Wales. They didn’t know each or what was in store for them when they reached their destination but they were hoping, and got, a completely unique experience..."

Read the full story on the Envision YELA 2006 page.

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