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Careers and Enterprise Camp

If traditional careers advice hasn’t been working for you, it may be time to try something different.

Careers and Enterprise Camp is a fun, action packed programme. It helps 16-18 year olds from the Blackpool and Preston areas to learn new skills, build confidence and get to where they want to be.

Take your life to the next level

  • Gain the skills and ‘hands on’ experience you need for the career you choose.
  • Develop your aspirations, widen your horizons.
  • Find out from employers and successful entrepreneurs about the personal qualities they think are important.
  • Explore what’s involved when setting up a social enterprise or small business.

What's involved

Enterprise Camp
A three day and two night residential experience including outdoor pursuits, team challenges, and enterprising activities to introduce key themes.

Enterprise Challenge
A group enterprise project supported by local employer mentors, culminating in a ‘Dragons Den’ challenge including local employers/ social entrepreneurs.

Celebrate and share your successes with invited guests from local employer organisations.

What's in it for you

  • You’ll have a ‘Careers Coach’ offering ongoing, personalised support.
  • We’ll help you work towards your aspirations and tackle any barriers.
  • We’ll help you take clear, manageable steps towards your chosen career path.
  • Upon request, local employers will act as your mentor.


Penwortham Youth and Community Centre, Priory Lane, Penwortham, PR1 0AR.

For more information

Telephone: 01253 345 445
Mobile: 07740 546152