Youth & Uniform

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Youth & Uniform Groups

Outdoor Education Residential

We offer multi activity courses and activity days for Youth groups, Scouts and Cadet groups. These courses are tailored for your group and can include any of our outdoor activities on offer.

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“We have been using Arete for many years. They always challenge the cadets, while delivering a fun package of activites

Neston Air Cadets, August 2016

activity programme

for Youth & Uniform

You can book an activity only course or a fully catered residential for your group of young people. We have a range of activities including rock climbing, kayaking, canoeing, underground, coasteering, gorge and mountaineering. A more detailed list can be seen in our activity section of the website.

We provide personalised courses, changing the content and venue location to suit your groups’ needs. We make sure the level of adventure suits the experience and needs of the individual young people. We can also be flexible on dates, fitting in with your groups scheduling.

Outdoor Education

for Youth & Uniform

We can incorporate a range of outdoor learning objectives into the adventure activities to enhance the experience. 

Key areas would include leadership, team building and resilience. Many of the activities involve and element of journeying, so adding to the commitment. The resultant high when the endpoint is  achieved is then much more memorable. We involve all the team members in the activities and encourage their full participation to ensure success for the group.

We will discuss your aims and objectives and tailoreach activity for you.


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“Really impressed with all the instructors at Arete. They were very knowledgeable and went above and beyond to make our trip memorable. The students achieved so much on the trip from organisation skills to the ability to push themselves further.”

Walkwood Middle School, May 2017

RESIDENTIAL EXPERIENCE for youth & uniform Gwynedd

Residential Experience

for Youth & Uniform

Combine fun and adventure filled outdoor activities with using our catered accommodation. We have 110 beds in dormitory rooms for the young people and separate leader rooms. The site is split into three areas so you will have your own exclusive rooms and communal space. On site we have all the kit you could imagine, ready to go, drying rooms, games room and communal rooms. The catered option provides breakfast, lunch and dinner for all your group.

Arete Centre has a fleet of minibuses that can be used for transporting students to venues. All minibuses are serviced appropriately and members of staff are fully qualified.

Reasons why Arete Outdoor Centre will be perfect to develop your youth or uniform group.

Common questions on safety, accommodation an logistics.

Simple steps of how you can secure a date for your group on their next adventure.