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18 July 2017

The Sheffield United Community Foundation are an established provider of the National Citizen Service programme.

NCS is a flagship policy at the heart of the Government's vision for building a big society. NCS brings together 16-17-year olds from different backgrounds in a programme of challenge, service and learning.

It is a chance for teens to shake things up and develop new skills for whatever post-GCSE life has to throw at them.

The Blades currently have spaces on our final two trips of the Summer, please call/text 07804 282117 or email for more information.

Option 1
Residential adventure week, Hexham, Northumberland - Monday 24th July - Friday 28th July
Residential week - Sheffield based - Monday 31st July - Friday 4th August
Social action week (participants live at home) Monday 7th August - Friday 11th August

Option 2
Residential adventure week, Patterdale, Lake District - Monday 31st July - Friday 4th August
Residential week - Sheffield based - Monday 7th August - Friday 11th August
Social action week (participants live at home) Monday 14th August - Friday 18th August

Adventure (week one)
In the first week, you'll live in an outdoor activity centre with a team of 12-15 people. During the week of adventure, you'll enjoy some adrenaline-fuelled activities including rock-climbing, canoeing, hiking and archery.

Discovery (week two)
In week 2, you'll be reunited with your group where you'll stay at Sheffield Hallam University accommodation. You'll learn how to cook for yourself (guaranteed you'll become a pro at making beans on toast!) and learn huge skills that make for a killer CV.

Action (week three)
Get ready to plan, fundraise and make a difference! Week three sees you work with a local charity that you are passionate about to make a difference in your local community!

Graduation (1st September 2017)
It's time to celebrate in style. After the programme, all the NCS grads are rewarded with a memorable celebration after doing inspirational work in their community. Plus, even though you're at the end of the programme, this is only just the beginning! You'll get exclusive access to potential volunteering opportunities and apprenticeships as well as amazing discounts and big events! Once an NCSer, always an NCSer.

Please note participants must attend all three weeks.

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