National Citizen Service (NCS) with YC Hertfordshire Dacorum Team, Autumn 2017

  • Autumn 2017 half term
    Starts 21/10/17
    Finishes 27/10/17
  • £50
  • Hemel Hempstead
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National Citizen Service with YC Hertfordshire is a really exciting opportunity for 16 and 17 year-olds in School Year 12 during the autumn 2017 half term holidays. It's a fantastic once-in-a-lifetime experience that will be one of the most exhilarating and rewarding times of your life. You'll take on new challenges, gain new skills and work as a team to help people in your local area. It all starts with yes! Sign up now!

National Citizen Service (NCS) is a government-backed programme that helps young people build skills for work, life and their transition into adulthood.

What’s in it for you?

  • It's a really fun way to spend your autumn half term
  • It will help you build independence and confidence and prepare you for life beyond school or college
  • You'll develop qualities valued by employers
  • If you're thinking about university, NCS will look excellent on your UCAS form
  • You'll make lifelong friends along the way

Each place is worth hundreds of pounds, but you pay just £50 for the autumn half term programme. Bursary payments of £20 are available.

Anyone and everyone in School Year 12 is welcome.

The Dacorum NCS programme

Autumn 2017 schedule for the Dacorum district (Hemel Hempstead, Tring, Berkhamsted, Kings Langley and surrounding areas):

Part 1 – Embark on an adventure
You’ll spend three nights away from home at Kingswood Outdoor Centre in Kent (TN24 9JZ) from 21st to 24th October 2017. There you’ll experience the freedom of living away from home in an outdoor environment. You’ll take part in a adrenaline-fuelled activities, such as archery, rock climbing, hiking, zipwires and high and low ropes. You’ll get to know your team mates, build confidence and leadership skills and achieve things you never thought possible.

Part 2 – Build skills for life
Part 2 is three days (non-residential) at the XC Centre in Hemel Hempstead from 25th to 27th October 2017. Here you will learn about your local community, develop skills for life and meet with inspirational people and organisations.

Part 3 – Make your mark on your local community
During Part 3 you’ll spend a further 30 hours during weekends and evenings over the following 28 days at the XC Centre, designing and carrying out your own social action project using the skills you’ve learnt the and working with your team to make a lasting difference in your local area.

Register your interest or sign up now

Interested in taking part?

Fill out this online form.

Contact or call 01992 555682 for more information.

NCS is running in seven districts in Hertfordshire in autumn 2017. If you're not in the Dacorum district, put your town in the 'Where' box and 'NCS autumn 2017' in the 'What' box above to find full details of the programme nearest to you.


Venue: Residential in Kent then at the XC Centre, Jarman Park, Hemel Hempstead HP2 4JS

Age Range: 16 and 17 year olds

Cost: £50

Timing and Repeats:
Please see above for the Dacorum autumn 2017 NCS schedule.

Booking Info: Booking always needed

Contact: Robert Brown, tel:01442 454070

Organisation: YC Hertfordshire Dacorum NCS Team, tel: 01992 555682, email:, website: click here...

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