ACCREDITED TRAINING COURSES FOR JUNIORS

A variety of accredited training courses for Juniors (8+) at beginner, improver and experienced levels.

Junior courses at beginner, improver and experienced levels

The Action4Youth Caldecotte Xperience offers a variety of accredited training courses for Juniors (8+) at beginner, improver and experienced levels. Courses are run throughout the year at all levels using our qualified and accredited instructors and include courses for those with additional needs and mobility issues.

How to apply for accredited training courses for juniors

To apply for junior courses please email a completed registration form to [email protected]. Standing order details are on the registration form.

Once you have registered please arrive for the first session on the course as detailed. You will be contacted by email if we are unable to process your registration for any reason.

Once you have registered please arrive for the first session on the course as detailed. You will be contacted by email if we are unable to process your registration for any reason.

Essential items to bring with you

Suitable comfortable clothing, plimsolls or trainers and a complete change of clothes and footwear (in case you get wet); please remember to bring a towel & shower gear. All applicants for must be confident in water. Buoyancy Aids are provided; wet suits are available when necessary and appropriate.

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Details of Junior Courses at Caldecotte Xperience

RYA Sailing Courses

RYA Stage 1:

A fun course for juniors (8+). Learn the basics of sailing a boat. Learn knots, manoeuvres and rigging. Experience different types of boat and move onto race technique

RYA Stage 2:

Teaches you a range of sailing skills and knowledge to help become a confident sailor. You will increase your basic sailing skills, learn ropework and develop the skills needed for collision avoidance. You will also gain the ability to tack, control your boat speed and understand the basic principles needed for good, safe sailing.

RYA Stage 3 and 4

To take part in this course you must have completed stage 1 and 2 sailing successfully. You must also be able to launch and sail a dinghy around a triangle in moderate conditions. This course will teach rigging, launching and sailing your boat in any direction.
You will learn, practice and be assessed in sailing theory, rigging, launching and recovering your boat to a jetty or mooring, sailing techniques and manoeuvres, capsize recovery in crewed boats and recovering a man overboard.

RYA Sailability and RYA Training Centre

Advanced Sailing Courses

We offer a great choice of advanced courses all of which are two days in duration. You can also join our adult sailing group on Friday mornings where you can practice all your skills with a friendly social group of both beginners and more experienced sailors.
advanced sailing courses
RYA Sailability and RYA Training Centre

Canoeing/Kayaking Courses

We offer Paddlepower courses; the Canoe England scheme designed to meet the needs of young people and encourage them into canoeing and kayaking.

Paddlepower is all about encouraging young people into paddling. There are various course levels that provide progression and achievement and cover all aspects of the sport, both competitive and adventurous.

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Climbing Courses

We have an active climbing club at Caldecotte Xperience that operates throughout the year using our own walls and boulders as well as regular visits to other walls in the region.

NICAS Climbing Awards

There are 5 levels within the NICAS scheme and the first 3 are available at the centre You can achieve these through our climbing club or as part of a course or even with a regular extended curriculum package with school groups.

Extended Curriculum activities are a fantastic way of stretching your young people, meeting national curriculum targets for the outdoor adventure activities in the PE curriculum and making activities available to young people that help them face challenges and promote their self esteem.

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Holiday Courses

We have some great courses for the school holidays at the Action4Youth Caldecotte Xperience. Plan ahead and book up now for the school holidays and keep your children active throughout the year.

Grab A Winter Deal

For Your School or Group

1-night stay (catered)

£43 per person

2 activities, 1 night, minimum 15 people

1-night stay (self-catered)

£38 per person

2 activities, 1 night, minimum 15 people

Weekend (catered)

Weekend (self-catered)

£65 per person

£49 per person

3 activities, 2 nights
no lunch on last day minimum 15 people

3 activities, 2 nights, minimum 15 people

Call today to make a booking on

0300 003 2334 / 07391 408596 or email [email protected]

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