27 October 2022 Autumn update 2022

The Big Return 2022 has been a big year for L&E.  We hadn’t been able to offer any in-person programmes since 2019 and we were desperate to get back to doing what we do best.  It has been tough time for everyone but particularly young people.  Cultural and adventurous experiences have been few and far… Read More

15 September 2022 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

31 July 2022 World Camp 2022: Week 4

Monday 1st August ​Hoo-ray it is Yorkshire Day! The campers welcomed the month August along with a celebration of one of Britain’s most renowned counties, as well as the home of L&E. After a weekend of whole-camp visits to Flamingo Land and Yorkshire’s capital city – York, on Saturday and Sunday respectively, our young people embarked… Read More

25 July 2022 World Camp 2022: Week 3

Monday 25th July Monday has come around again for our campers! The new campers got suck in with our traditional dodge ball frenzy. The staff managed to give the kids a run for their money in the staff vs campers match with the campers winning by the skin of their teeth.  The morning then brought… Read More

19 July 2022 World Camp 2022: Week 2

Monday, 18th July And so closes the second sunny Monday at camp with more excitement than ever! The return to the dodgeball pitch had been greatly anticipated over the weekend and certainly did not disappoint.  Our budding creatives took on the plasticine legacy of Morph by illustrating a backdrop for a stop motion film, creating… Read More

10 July 2022 World Camp 2022: Week 1

Monday, 11th July Wow, what an amazing, busy first day at camp! We start every morning with the famous L and E dodgeball, where we split into 4 groups and then have an epic dodgeball competition with all the campers. Unfortunately, it was a resounding defeat for the tutors against the campers this morning but… Read More

29 June 2022 Teen Travel: UK Tour (26/06-9/07)

Our first trip of the summer has begun and we have a wonderful group. 10 teens from 7 different countries met in London and have started their journey around the UK. This is an authentic travel experience…the teens are in control of nearly every element of their trip. They will learn to budget, communicate, delegate,… Read More

21 May 2022 How do I know if my teenager is ready for Teen Travel?

13 to 17 and everything in-between! L&E Teen Travel is for 13 to 17 year olds.  However, we all know that there are many different types of 13 to 17 year olds!  This is a trip that we think every teen should experience and we want to make sure they are equipped with all the… Read More

4 April 2022 Ep 19: Emma (17) – Youth Olympic Gold Medalist

This month’s episode Sam and Julie shine a spotlight on 17 year old Emma Sahlin from Sweden.   Emma competed at the Lausanne Youth Winter Olympic in several Alpine Skiing events and won GOLD medal!!🏅🥇⛷We talk to her about her journey from first taking up the sport to her ambitions for the future! What is… Read More

7 March 2022 Ep 18: Abigail (10) – Care initiative for the Elderly

This month’s episode Sam, Mike and Julie shine a spotlight on 10 year old Abigail who came up with an ingenious initiative of caring for the elderly through entertainment. (31:00) Abigail performed her first musical performance at an assisted-living center in honor of her great-grandmother’s 100th birthday. This is where she first learned that many… Read More