We were delighted to have Kelda Wood as one of our Guest Speakers at our meeting on 9th December. She gave a superb presentation which included her work with Climbing Out. Read on to find out about an exciting opportunity in 2017 for young people with a disability. May be you know someone who would like to take one of these places.
Kelda Wood, is SDN regular blogger who runs the Charity Climbing Out is giving young people a chance to take part in their programme in the Lake District. The programme runs from Monday 29th May 2017 to Friday 2nd June 2017.
Participants will need to meet the following criteria to take part.
- To be aged between 16 and 30 years of age.
- To have an acquired disability through injury or illness, not something they have had since birth.
- Individuals need to be independently mobile, self medicating and self reliant.
SDN says: If you fall into the above criteria, contact them now, with 8 places available, don’t delay, book today!
The programme is fully funded by Climbing Out, although a £25 is requested & refundable. This is returned after the programme. A bursary can be applied for if anyone is struggling to fund the deposit.
Participants do have to get themselves to the Lake District, but can be picked up from the local train station if travelling by train.
There are 8 places available on the programme. A medical consent form will need to be completed as well as an application form together with £25 deposit is needed to confirm your place.
Quote from one participant “Do you feel unable? Do you feel unworthy? Do you feel ….Take a chance with Climbing Out they will change your thoughts AND actions……I had an amazing time here….I met loads of inspiring people and can see a new direction for my future”