20 March 2020 Covid-19 Update

Updated: 20th March, 2020 Communicaton Throughout our 11 years of experience we have always enjoyed open and honest communication with our wonderful families and we promise to continue to be transparent about plans for the upcoming months. We are so appreciative of the support we have received over the past weeks and feel so lucky… Read More

8 March 2020 Happy International Women’s Day Greta. We Salute You!

Seldom does it happen that one name can conjure up such strong sentiment.  Greta was named Time magazines person of year (2019) and her name will go down in history along side Nelson Mandela, Jimmy Carter and Mikhail Gorbachev to name a few.  Climate Strike was the Collins Dictionary word of year (2019) and on… Read More

20 February 2020 Why a Multicultural Environment is Good for Young People

What Does Culture Mean? According to Oxford Dictionary culture is ‘the ideas, customs, and social behaviour of a particular people or society’ and in addition to that – ‘the attitudes and behaviour characteristic of a particular social group’. Culture in Early Years Jennie Lindon describes in her article ‘Cultural diversity in the early years’ that… Read More

12 January 2020 New L&E Podcast launched

Learn & Experience enter the podcasting world to chat about all things youth related!  The Youth Project Podcast #1 Introductions The Youth Project Podcast has been at the top of the Learn & Experience wish list for a very long time now.  On a wintery day in late 2019 three friends came together to discuss… Read More

1 October 2019 2020 L&E Programmes Announced

Learn & Experience inspire & nurture Young Global Leaders (8-16) with our award winning World Camps, Teen Travel & YGL programmes. “Bringing The World’s Youth Together Since 2009” Message from Sam Ridgway, Director… I am delighted to announce the 2020 L&E Programme… 2019 has been an amazing year with so much happening.  We have been… Read More

17 September 2019 How do I know if my teenager is ready for Teen Travel?

13 to 16 and everything in-between! L&E Teen Travel is for 13 to 16 year olds.  However, we all know that there are many different types of 13 to 16 year olds!  This is a trip that we think every teen should experience but we want to make sure they are equipped with all the… Read More

28 July 2019 South Camp Blog 2019

Sunday 28th July What a lovely evening we had getting to know all the lovely new faces… Click for Sunday’s photos Monday 29th July South Camp got off to a great start today with ice breakers, camp dodgeball and loads of exciting activities to keep everyone busy through the day. The sun shone through most… Read More

21 July 2019 North Camp 2 Blog 2019

Sunday, 21st July Despite the cloudy and overcast weather, L&E North Camp Week 2 kicked off with an enthusiastic and sunny welcome for all of our new campers! The evening began with a scrumptious BBQ and mixed green leaf salad followed by a serious of fun and exciting wide games, such as splat, 40/40 and… Read More

21 July 2019 Teen Travel Euro Blog

Gaia – Italian Isaac – British Emily – Dutch Piotr – Polish Julie – British Hayley – British DAY 1: Having gotten up at what seemed like an unnecessary time in the morning (3:15 AM) a taxi journey took from our start at Aysgarth School (L&E North Camp) to our departure location at Leeds Bradford… Read More

17 July 2019 YGL Blog 2019

Monday 15th July The L&E Young Global Leaders programme is a very unique opportunity for young people from around the world to come together to learn and understand what makes good young leaders.  In our small team we have participants from Hong Kong, Spain, Russia, Italy, Sweden, Germany, France and UK.  Now if that isn’t… Read More