North West Region Youth
The Camping Club Youth is a section of the club is especially for anyone aged between 12 and 17.
As a Youth member you will learn new skills such as pitching tents, cooking, map reading, first aid and lots more. All the training you will receive will help you to pass your Youth Test. Once you have passed your Youth Test you can camp on your own at any Club Site.
The Youth also have their own camping meets such as the National Youth Rally and even International Youth Rallies.
Camping Club Youth membership is free for Youth members aged between 12 and 17 years. Upon passing the Youth Test by your 18th birthday you will continue to enjoy free CCY membership until your 21st birthday.
So whats stopping you!
Camping Club Youth Rally Information
More information on Camping Club Youth Rallies is available on the club website
Ordnance Survey have a great section on their website that contains loads of great resources for young campers – including Map reading made easy
A Word from your RYLOs
If you are aged between 12 and 17 (12 to 21 if you pass your youth test) and would like to make new friends have the opportunity to travel to Europe, then why not join the Camping Club Youth
In joining the youth you can:
- Enjoy adventures with like minded friends
- Discover the great outdoors
- Learn new skills
- Camp at the National Youth Rally and enjoy sports, games, fancy dress, discos and much more
- After your Youth Test, travel the world on International Youth rallies.
Most weekends, dependant upon space, we/your youth leader will try to have their own designated Youth area (contact them for details)
Awards available for North West Region Youth
The following are awards that are available for the North West Region Youth to win
Regional Certificate of Achievement
Prize: Camping vouchers to the value of £100.00 plus Certificate and Pennon. Plus entry into the National Certificate of Achievement
Specification: Any youth leader/DA member may submit a youth for this award. The specifications are that the youth must have camping related achievements. Written nomination of no more than 250 words, together with a photograph of the nominee are required
Deadline: 1st March 2015
National Certicate of Achievement
Prize: Camping vouchers from £150.00 depending on place awarded. Prize giving at National Youth Rally. Certificate and Pennon
Specification: Automatic entry into National award by winner of Regional Certificate of Achievement
Deadline: 17th March 2015 (RYLO will advise National Youth Committee of our Regional winner)
Ray Hughes Trophy for Endeavour
Prize: Trophy and pennon
Specification: Youth Leader or anyone from a DA may put forward a youth who they feel fulfills the word “endeavour” from many aspects of walking, physical and mental activities and sporting activities and even things like fund raising. When choosing the recipient take into account the word endeavour – meaning to make a serious and sincere effort to achieve something.
Deadline: RYLO to receive nominations in April to produce winner at AGM in May
Doug Taylor Trophy
Specification: Achieve most points for passing test in any one year
Deadline: RYLO will receive all marked sheets after each test and produce winner at AGM in May
Youth Rally Meets
North West Region Meet – 14th to 18th May 2015, St Michaels on Wyre
National Youth Rally – Hosted by Scottish Region 3-5th July – Theme: Pirates
FICC Youth Rally (Youth Test must be passed) – Sorrento, Italy 2nd April to 6th April
Autumn Youth Rally – Thorpe Park – October 2015 – Date TBC
Get in touch with your own DA Youth Leader or us, Katy and Mark Naylor – NW RYLO at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or visit http://www.campingandcaravanningclub.co.uk/aboutus/get-involved/camping-club-youth