The Junior Leaders on the 2019 course have organised an enormous variety of fundraising events, from skydives, to leg waxing, and many have taken on extremely tough physical challenges, with hundreds of miles cycled, walked, climbed, and run.Read More
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Since January the JTYAF has already supported 13 young people with funding for registration fees, equipment and expedition costs, giving them the opportunity to complete their Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards.Read More
A young lady from Weymouth has been selected to take part in an expedition to Ecuador in July, where she will experience a whole range of challenges and activities including canoeing the upper reaches of the Amazon and climbing several of the Andean peaks.Read More
A young lady from Ferndown is set to travel to Uganda in July this year, where she will take part in a Gorilla Trek and also live and work in the community helping to build a specially designed playground for the local children.Read More
2019 is well underway for us all here at the John Thornton Young Achievers Foundation. At our recent Trustees Meeting we agreed that £85,500 will be allocated to support young people in the year ahead.Read More