Groundwork National Citizen Service (NCS) is an opportunity for 15 to 17 year olds to have an adventure, learn new skills, make new friends and make a difference to their communities.
It runs outside term time in spring, summer and autumn and has three parts:
1. Outdoor activity week – a week staying at an outdoor activity centre and taking part in activities like climbing, rafting and canoeing .
2. Getting the team back together to plan a project to improve the local area. This usually involves staying away from home in university style accommodation.
3. Putting the plan into action and completing the project.
You can find out more here.
NCS is offered by many of our Groundwork Trusts. Find your local Trust to see if it is available near you.