Activities team

Many of the young people that we work with in the Youth Support Team really benefit from outdoor activities

Our Activities team provides accessible programmes of activities throughout Gloucestershire, helping young people develop skills and attitudes that support every area of their lives. 

What we offer

Activities that we organise include:

  • Archery
  • Bushcraft, survival and outdoor cooking
  • Health and fitness
  • Kayaking
  • Open canoeing
  • Improvised rafting
  • Stand-up paddle boarding
  • Rock climbing
  • Gorge scrambling
  • Hill walking, navigation and mountaineering
  • Off-road cycling
  • Caving.
  • First aid training.

We offer a range of accreditation schemes, including first aid and the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme. We also train staff from other organisations in using the outdoors creatively.

Get in touch
To find out more, contact the Activities Team on 01452 768919 or email


Coronavirus update for YST services

At Gloucestershire Youth Support Team our priority is the safety and well being of the young people we work with and the staff that work so hard to support them.

As the national lock down restrictions are lifting, we are now returning to more face to face delivery, including some group work and events. We will be continuing to deliver virtual contact. Please be assured that we are ensuring that precautions to keep people safe are maintained in all spaces.

We know these are uncertain times and some people are experiencing heightened concerns. If you are worried please speak to your contact within the YST or contact us at

We look forward to seeing you soon.

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