; Outings and Residentials

Most young people remember residentials as the best times of their youth work experiences.  Being away from home, sometimes in quite different locations to their usual environment, can literally change the lives of some young people. The same can be true for volunteers, once they've forgotten the stress of organising it in the first place..

Residentials, and similarly any trip or outing, require planning in advance. For starters you might want to think about the following:

Document Icon You might also want to have a look at Youth Scotland's Residential Information supplement.

Some other helpful links

Information Icon Community Transport Association - www.ctauk.org

Information Icon Scottish Government's Health and safety on Educational Excursions: a good practice guide.

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