BBS National Young Leader Camp (Residential)

British Blind Sport’s National Young Leader Camp

Secure your place now for the British Blind Sport’s National Young Leader Camp 2019.

British Blind Sport are running a new event in 2019, their first ever residential National Young Leader Sports Camp!

Monday, 15th April 2019 – Thursday, 18th April

This camp has been specifically designed to give young people living with a visual impairment the opportunity to have fun, play sports and make new friends, whilst developing key leadership and employability skills through a qualification accredited by Sports Leaders UK. In addition to all of this, all campers will be supported to lead a sports session of their choice, demonstrating their newly developed skills.

The residential camp, which will take place at the Royal National College for the Blind, Hereford, is FREE to 14 to 16 year olds* living with a visual impairment in England that are able to be independent for the duration of the residential camp.

*please note applications outside the age range of 14 to 16 may still be accepted. If you are aged 13 or younger or 17 or older and interested in coming, please contact Lijana on the details found below.

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What is all the fuss about?

  1. A fantastic opportunity to meet like-minded people, passionate about sport and physical activity
  2. Develop a deeper understanding of yourself and apply new learnings in practice
  3. Real life experience of leading and volunteering through running your own activities/event
  4. Gain a bespoke UK recognised qualification for young people with a VI via Sports Leaders UK
  5. Plenty of FUN for all involved

In addition to all activities and the sports leadership qualification, included in this free event is 3 nights’ accommodation at the Royal National College for the Blind and all meals for the duration of the camp. All young leaders will be supervised by qualified and DBS certified staff and instructors to ensure everybody’s safety and welfare throughout the camp.

And.. did we mention it is FREE?

Register now to avoid disappointment!

Activities Summary

  1. Teambuilding
  2. Social evenings
  3. Sports taster sessions
  4. Free Sports Leadership course
  5. Chance to join See My Voice our young leaders volunteering programme

Camp details

When: Monday, 15th April 2019, 11:00am – Thursday, 18th April, 2:00pm

Where: The Royal National College for the Blind (RNC), Venns Lane, Hereford, HR1 1DT

Who: 14 to 16 year olds living with a visual impairment in England

How to register

Please note, we have limited spaces available, an registration is essential.

To secure your place at the National Young Leader Camp 2019, or to register your interest in attending, please fill out the online registration form here.

If you would like more information about the camp, or help completing the online registration form please contact Lijana Kaziow, Young Leaders Officer.

Contact: Lijana Kaziow, Young Leaders Officer


Telephone: 01926 424 247

Registrations close on the 26th March. Secure your place now to avoid disappointment.

Registrations made from non-BBS members will not be considered for application until after the 25th February.