Feel Unstoppable

Stay in group accommodation, build your confidence and face your fears by taking on your own Personal Challenge. You could try your hand at abseiling, rafting, hiking, rock climbing, kayaking and more, meeting new people along the way!



Get a taste of what to expect

Packing List

1 compact bag of luggage, preferably softshell

Clothing Essentials

Outwear Essentials



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Top tip — If you’re in a tent, pack a few extra layers, it can get cold at night!

Did you know you could complete the residential section of your Gold Award in Phase 1 and Phase 2 of NCS? Even Phase 3 could count towards your volunteering hours! Please speak to your DofE leader before undertaking your residential or volunteering with NCS.


Unstoppable Story

Part 1

My experience was unexpected, to say the least. I was able to meet many people that I wouldn’t ordinarily have the opportunity to, allowing me to understand different perspectives and be more open-minded to views.

Her story continues in Phase 2 ↓