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2022 Programme Launched

8 January 2022

It is with great please that we are able to launch our much anticipated 2022 programme.

Programmes Available in UK & Canada

2022 Dates & Prices

World Camps Discover the perfect adventure at our inspiring & nurturing camps (8-14)
Open Minds Be challenged creatively and consider new perspectives. (13-16)
Teen Travel Learn the art of travel and prepare for future journeys. (13-17)

Ep 14: Jasmine: Youngest female to row the Atlantic

1 November 2021

This month’s episode Sam, Mike and Julie visit 🇦🇺Australia, 🇿🇦South Africa, 🏔Antartica, 🇯🇵Japan, 🇸🇦Saudi Arabia and 🇺🇸USA  in Around the World in 6 Stories.🌍

We look at what makes a good book📚 in the Big Discussion and we learn more about 🇲🇽Mexico in the Fact or Fiction Adventure. 

Our Youth Spotlight is on a 21 year old who rowed across the Atlantic and Julie learns the how to play the ukulele🎸

In Language Corner we reveal our favourite books📚

AROUND THE WORLD IN 6 STORIES:

  • 🇦🇺Australia – Brisbane wants 2030 Olympic Games
  • 🇿🇦South Africa – Technology used against poaching
  • 🏔Antartica – Huge iceberg breaks loose
  • 🇯🇵Japan – Cute and Clever Robots give comfort to lonely people
  • 🇸🇦Saudi Arabia – New futuristic city designed with no cars and roads
  • 🇺🇸USA – Band allows fans in bubbles to concerts

THE BIG DISCUSSION:

  • What makes a good book?📚

FACT or FICTION:

  • 🇲🇽Mexico

YOUTH SPOTLIGHT:

21 year old who rowed across the Atlantic

LIFE-SKILLS

  • Ukulele

LANGUAGE CORNER

  • We reveal our favourite books📚

What is the L&E Podcast?

The Learn and Experience Podcast explores and makes sense of the world we live in through Adventure, Life-Skills and Language.

It’s a perfect listen for kids, teens and families.

Join Sam, Mike and Julie monthly with a fast paced, informative and fun show with an emphasis on learning and experiencing.

We’d love to know what you think about our podcast!  Please rate and review and most importantly subscribe if you haven’t already done so. 

www.learnandexperience.com/the-podcast-episode-14

Instagram: @learnandexperience247

Popjam: @learnandexperience

Email: podcast@learnandexperience.com

Learn and Experience have been bringing the world’s youth together since 2009 through adventure, life skills and language.

Ep 13: Libby (9): The Secret Kids Language

4 October 2021

This month’s episode Sam, Mike and Julie visit 🇳🇬Nigeria 🇬🇭Ghana, 🚀Mars, 🇺🇸USA,  🇨🇳China and 🇯🇵Japan  in Around the World in 6 Stories.🌍

We look at the impact of Covid in the Big Discussion and we learn more about China in the Fact or Fiction Adventure. 

Our Youth Spotlight is on a young Canadian inventor and Julie learns the art of origami.

In Language Corner, 9 year old Libby teaches Sam the Secret Kids Language of Pig Latin.

AROUND THE WORLD IN 6 STORIES:

  • 🇳🇬Nigeria: First Woman and African to be named Head of the World Trade Organisation (WTO)
  • 🇬🇭Ghana: First country to receive vaccines through the United Nations sharing initiative.
  • 🚀Mars: Perseverance Rover lands on Mars
  • 🇺🇸USA: Waterfall in Yosemite National Park glows orange
  • 🇨🇳China: Taking an afternoon nap keeps us mentally agile.
  • 🇯🇵Japan: The creators of Pokemon Go have banned cheating players!

THE BIG DISCUSSION:

  • The impact of Covid-19

FACT or FICTION:

  • 🇨🇳China

YOUTH SPOTLIGHT:

Canadian, Ann Makosinski was 15 when she invented a type of flashlight!

LIFE-SKILLS

  • The Art of Origami 

LANGUAGE CORNER

  • 9 year old Libby teaches Sam the Secret Kids Language of Pig Latin.

What is the L&E Podcast?

The Learn and Experience Podcast explores and makes sense of the world we live in through Adventure, Life-Skills and Language.

It’s a perfect listen for kids, teens and families.

Join Sam, Mike and Julie monthly with a fast paced, informative and fun show with an emphasis on learning and experiencing.

We’d love to know what you think about our podcast!  Please rate and review and most importantly subscribe if you haven’t already done so. 

www.learnandexperience.com/the-podcast-episode-13  

Instagram: @learnandexperience247

Popjam: @learnandexperience

Email: podcast@learnandexperience.com

Learn and Experience have been bringing the world’s youth together since 2009 through adventure, life skills and language.

Ep 12: Emma (14): App to help Alzheimer sufferers

1 September 2021

Episode 12, Sam, Mike and Julie visit 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿Scotland , 🇳🇿New Zealand, 🇲🇬Madagascar, 🇨🇦Canada & 🇺🇸USA in Around the World in 6 Stories.🌍

We look at our favourite national dishes in the Big Discussion and we learn more about 🇲🇬Madagascar in the Fact or Fiction Adventure. 

Our Youth Spotlight is on creator of an App that helps sufferers of Alzheimers, 14 year old Emma Yang , and Julie learns how a vaccine works.💉

In Language Corner, Mike looks at which languages use the same word for Hello and Goodbye.

AROUND THE WORLD IN 6 STORIES:

  • 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿Scotland: Great Yellow Bumblebee spotted
  • 🇳🇿New Zealand: Lady arrested for smuggling Cactus
  • 🇲🇬Madagascar: Smallest reptile discovered
  • 🌍Worldwide: New Emoji update 
  • 🇨🇦Canada: 6 year old Boy set up Joke Stand
  • 🇺🇸USA: Spinach that can detect bombs and send emails.

THE BIG DISCUSSION:

  • Favourite National Dishes

FACT or FICTION:

  • 🇲🇬Madagascar

YOUTH SPOTLIGHT:

  • Emma Yang, 16: Creator of an App that helps sufferers of Alzheimers 

LIFE-SKILLS

  • 💉How does a vaccine work?

LANGUAGE CORNER

  • Which languages use the same word for Hello and Goodbye?

What is the L&E Podcast?

The Learn and Experience Podcast explores and makes sense of the world we live in through Adventure, Life-Skills and Language.

It’s a perfect listen for kids, teens and families.  Also, a great resource for ESL/EFL learners and educators.

Join Sam, Mike and Julie monthly with a fast paced, informative and fun show with an emphasis on learning and experiencing.

We’d love to know what you think about our podcast!  Please rate and review and most importantly subscribe if you haven’t already done so. 

Instagram: @learnandexperience247

Popjam: @learnandexperience

Email: podcast@learnandexperience.com

Learn and Experience have been bringing the world’s youth together since 2009 through adventure, life skills and language.

The L&E Show Ep 8 – Dec 2020

1 December 2020

This episode Sam, Mike and Julie visit Australia , China, USA, Belgium, South Africa & the UK in Around the World in 6 Stories.

We look at Freedom of Speech in the Big Discussion and we learn more about Japan in the Fact or Fiction Adventure.  

Our Youth Spotlight is on 11 year old, L&E Camper Michael and Julie learns breathing exercises as a new Life Skill. Mike tells us about English words that are not actually English!.

AROUND THE WORLD IN 6 STORIES:

  • South Africa: Conversation of a rare blind Black Rhino
  • USA: Futuristic hyper-loop transport
  • Australia: A change to the National Anthem Lyrics to include all
  • UK: Breakdancing star aiming for Olympics
  • Belgium: Earthquakes easier to detect since start of pandemic
  • China: New samples recovered from the moon

THE BIG DISCUSSION:

  • Free Speech 

FACT or FICTION:

  • Japan

YOUTH SPOTLIGHT:

  • Michael K,  11 year old L&E Camper gains place at Independent Boarding School Full Story

LIFE-SKILLS

  • Relaxing Breathing Exercises – Box Breathing

LANGUAGE CORNER

  • Are all English words English?

What is the L&E Podcast?

The Learn and Experience Podcast explores and makes sense of the world we live in through Adventure, Life-Skills and Language.

It’s a perfect listen for families and EFL learners wanting engaging and informative content for kids and teens.

Join Sam, Mike and Julie weekly (Wednesdays) with a fast paced, informative and fun show with an emphasis on learning and experiencing.

We’d love to know what you think about our podcast!  Please rate and review and most importantly subscribe if you haven’t already done so. 

Instagram: @learnandexperience247

Popjam: @learnandexperience

Email: podcast@learnandexperience.com

Learn and Experience have been bringing the world’s youth together since 2009 through adventure, life skills and language.

The L&E Show Ep 7 – Nov 2020

1 November 2020

This episode Sam, Mike and Julie visit USA, France, Nepal, Ireland, Norway & the EU in Around the World in 6 Stories.

We look at Gun Control in the Big Discussion and we learn more about USA in the Fact or Fiction Adventure.  Our Youth Spotlight is on Time Magazine’s Kid of the Year Award winner, 15 year old Gitanjali Rao.

Julie learns sign language as a new Life Skill and Mike tells us about the most translated books in history in Language Corner.

AROUND THE WORLD IN 6 STORIES:

  • USA: A new President & the first Female Vice-President
  • France: Historical Pigeon Message Found
  • Nepal: Mount Everest is now officially bigger
  • Ireland: A Time Capsule from the Arctic Found
  • Norway: Seaweed is the new Superfood
  • EU: Historical smells recreated 

THE BIG DISCUSSION:

  • Gun Control

FACT or FICTION:

  • USA

YOUTH SPOTLIGHT:

  • Time Magazine’s Kid of the Year Award winner, 15 year old Gitanjali Rao.

LIFE-SKILLS

  • Sign Language

LANGUAGE CORNER

  • The most translated books in history

What is the L&E Podcast?

The Learn and Experience Podcast explores and makes sense of the world we live in through Adventure, Life-Skills and Language.

Join Sam, Mike and Julie weekly (Wednesdays) with a fast paced, informative and fun show with an emphasis on learning and experiencing.

We’d love to know what you think about our podcast!  Please rate and review and most importantly subscribe if you haven’t already done so. 

Instagram: @learnandexperience247

Popjam: @learnandexperience

Email: podcast@learnandexperience.com

Learn and Experience have been bringing the world’s youth together since 2009 through adventure, life skills and language.

The L&E Show Ep 6 – Oct 2020

1 October 2020

In the Learn & Experience Podcast this week…

This episode, Sam, Mike and Julie learn about a new coral reef found in Australia, 3D printed houses made in Belgium and much more in Around the World in 6 Stories.

We look at Universal Basic Income in the Big Discussion, we visit Australia in the Fact or Fiction Adventure and our Youth Spotlight is on 2 teens who found rare coins that are over 1000 years old.  Julie learns the best way to learn a new language and Mike tells us about the amazing Whistling Language of the Canary Islands.

AROUND THE WORLD IN 6 STORIES:

  • Australia: A new coral reef has been discovered
  • Belgium: The first 2 storey 3D printed home
  • The Moon: More water found
  • Portugal: A graffiti artist creating ultra realistic art
  • Italy: Pope supports civil unions between same sex couples
  • Peru: A massive 2000 year old Cat found

THE BIG DISCUSSION:

  • Universal Basic Income

FACT or FICTION:

  • Australia

YOUTH SPOTLIGHT:

  • Two teens find rare coins that are over 1000 years old

LIFE-SKILLS

  • Learning a new language

LANGUAGE CORNER

  • Whistling Language of the Canary Islands

What is the L&E Podcast?

The Learn and Experience Podcast explores and makes sense of the world we live in through Adventure, Life-Skills and Language.

Join Sam, Mike and Julie bi-weekly (Wednesdays) with a fast paced, informative and fun show with an emphasis on learning and experiencing.

We’d love to know what you think about our podcast!  Please rate and review and most importantly subscribe if you haven’t already done so. 

Search in your podcast player of your choice: The Learn and Experience Podcast

Instagram: @learnandexperience247

Popjam: @learnandexperience

Email: podcast@learnandexperience.com

Learn and Experience have been bringing the world’s youth together since 2009 through adventure, life skills and language.

The L&E Show Ep 5 – Sep 2020

1 September 2020

This episode, Sam, Mike and Julie learn about the heaviest pumpkin in Germany and the most expensive dinosaur fossil sold at auction in New York in Around the World in 6 Stories.

We debate Animal Testing in the Big Discussion, we visit France in the Fact or Fiction Adventure and our Youth Spotlight is on Max Woosey, the 12 year old who has spent over 200 nights sleeping in a tent in his garden.  Julie learns a new life skill – how to make a white sauce! 

AROUND THE WORLD IN 6 STORIES:

  • Germany: Heaviest Pumpkins
  • Poland: Largest ever un-detonated WWII bomb found
  • Nigeria: Digital collection of traditional stories
  • India: First Indian student to attend the English National Ballet School
  • England: Toy Library
  • USA: Most expensive dinosaur fossil sold.

THE BIG DISCUSSION:

  • Animal Testing

FACT or FICTION:

  • France

YOUTH SPOTLIGHT:

  • Max Woosey, the 12 year old who has spent over 200 nights sleeping in a tent in his garden.

LIFE-SKILLS

  • Making a white sauce

LANGUAGE CORNER

  • Humour in language

What is the L&E Podcast?

The Learn and Experience Podcast explores and makes sense of the world we live in through Adventure, Life-Skills and Language.

Join Sam, Mike and Julie bi-weekly (Wednesdays) with a fast paced, informative and fun show with an emphasis on learning and experiencing.

We’d love to know what you think about our podcast!  Please rate and review and most importantly subscribe if you haven’t already done so. 

Search in your podcast player of your choice: The Learn and Experience Podcast

Instagram: @learnandexperience247

Popjam: @learnandexperience

Email: podcast@learnandexperience.com

Learn and Experience have been bringing the world’s youth together since 2009 through adventure, life skills and language.

The L&E Show Ep 4 – Aug 2020

1 August 2020

In the Learn and Experience Podcast this episode…

Sam, Mike and Julie learn about the Finnish teenager who became Prime Minister for the Day and the South African boy turning litter into games for kids in Around the World in 6 Stories.

We debate the age of voting in the Big Discussion, we visit Kenya in the Fact or Fiction Adventure and our Youth Spotlight is on Amal, the 3.5m puppet of a 9 year old refugee making the 5000 mile journey from the Turkish/Syrian border to Manchester, England.  Julie learns a new life skill – map reading! 

AROUND THE WORLD IN 6 STORIES:

  • Sweden: First All female Nobel Prize recipients in Chemistry
  • Italy: Cursed stolen artefacts from Pompei
  • Canada: Queen of the Ocean tagged
  • Finland: Teenage Prime Minister for the day
  • South Africa: Recycled litter made into games for kids
  • Tanzania: Miner becomes millionaire

THE BIG DISCUSSION:

  • The Age of Voting

FACT or FICTION:

  • Kenya

YOUTH SPOTLIGHT:

  • Amal, the 3.5m puppet of a 9 year old refugee making the 5000 mile journey from the Turkish/Syrian border to Manchester, England

LIFE-SKILLS

  • Using a map and compass

LANGUAGE CORNER

  • Riddles

What is the L&E Podcast?

The Learn and Experience Podcast explores and makes sense of the world we live in through Adventure, Life-Skills and Language.

Join Sam, Mike and Julie bi-weekly (Wednesdays) with a fast paced, informative and fun show with an emphasis on learning and experiencing.

We’d love to know what you think about our podcast!  Please rate and review and most importantly subscribe if you haven’t already done so.

Learn and Experience have been bringing the world’s youth together since 2009 through adventure, life skills and language.

2020 L&E Programmes Announced

1 October 2019

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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 incredibly proud of all programmes and are so heartened to hear the wonderful feedback we’ve had.

10 years of L&E has allowed us to evolve to become the unique and trusted provider that we are today.   We have a few changes that we are very excited to tell you about.

L&E World Camps, Young Global Leaders and Teen Travel can be combined in 2020 for a 2, 4 or 6 week summer of a lifetime.

L&E World Camp

L&E World Camps

Our famous World Camp for 8 -15 year olds will again be offering 2 weeks & a 4 week block.  The camp will continue to have the same emphasis of bringing together children from around the world immersed with Native English speakers as well as experiencing true British Culture  (We will continue to limit the amount of any one nationality to keep the camps balanced). 

English is spoken exclusively conversationally and the L&E World Camp environment will create it’s special magic by offering Adventure, Sport & Creative activities alongside our L&E Extras plus our incredible Evening Activities programme and weekend excursions.

The L&E Extra Programme (12 hour specialist coaching) will continue to be available (1 week maximum each):

  • Football School
  • Tennis Academy
  • Horse Riding
  • Young Global Leaders & Life Skills (13-15)
  • Performing Arts
  • English Language Course

Click for more info about L&E World Camps

Future Plan

L&E Camps have always had an emphasis on cultural understanding and developing personal skills however, we have now decided to emphasise the “Young Global Leaders” aspect.  The YGL & Life Skills Course (see below) will be available for 13-15 year olds but there will still be a YGL focus for the rest of the camp.

As our long term aim is to have L&E World Camps in multiple countries around the world we have decided to keep to one venue in the UK for 2020.  It will mean we will be able keep the quality of provision very high with all our experienced staff in one place.  We are delighted to announce our long term partnership with Aysgarth School will continue and look forward to releasing more details about our new camp in British Columbia, Canada for 2021.

World Camp UK Aysgarth School

Dates and Locations 2020

Aysgarth School, N. Yorks:

  • 5th July – 18th July, 2020 (2 weeks)
  • 19th July – 1st August, 2020 (2 weeks)
  • 5th July – 1st August, 2020 (4 weeks)

L&E World Camp Canada

New Locations for 2021

British Columbia, Canada (Coming 2021)

L&E Teen Travel

L&E Teen Travel

For 2020 we are excited to offer our Teen Travel programmes to 13 -16 years olds both in Spring and Summer.   There will be 3 styles of trip; Intrepid, Voyager & Adventurer visiting UK, Europe and North America.

L&E Teen Travel gives young people the life skills for their future journey.

The focus is to prepare and inspire young people for any travelling they do in the future. It’s a chance for them to step out into the world and learn life changing and practical skills with the freedom of feeling safe with our experienced guides.

Click for more info about L&E Teen Travel

UK Intrepid Teen Travel

1. Teen Travel Intrepid

Teen Travel Intrepid Trips are like no other… Teens are in charge of their own experience. Exploring in groups of 5-10 with other teens from across the World.  They will be accompanied by L&E Travel Mentors but THEY are in control of:

  • their own Budget
  • their own Itinerary
  • their own Accommodation
  • their own Transport
  • their own Food

2. Teen Travel Voyager

Teen Travel Voyager will be a scheduled trip where most elements are pre-planned.  There will still be a focus on allowing teens to think for themselves and make decisions on their itinerary but with a more structured timetable.

3. Teen Travel Adventurer

Teen Travel Adventurer is an adventure activity focussed travel experience with the same ethos as our Voyager programme.

Snow Sports Teen Travel

Teen Travel 2020

*Other dates may be available upon enquiry

L&E Young Global Leaders

L&E Young Global Leaders

L&E World Camps and Teen Travel are designed to develop Young Leaders.  However, we have a few specialist programmes that go a little deeper into what it means to be a Young Global Leader and how we can improve our skills and understanding

YGL & Life Skills Course at L&E World Camps

The YGL & Life Skills Course is for 13-15 year olds and is offered as a 1 week programme part of a 2 week World Camp.

There is a focus on leadership and teamwork as well as recognising vital life skills including:

  • Honesty and integrity
  • Positive attitude, motivation, ability to learn
  • Dependability and responsibility
  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Ability to take constructive feedback
  • Hard work and ethics

The course will also include our amazing overnight Wilderness Experience.

Young Global Leaders Spark Series

YGL Spark Series

  • Social Responsibility
  • Passion
  • Authenticity
  • Resilience
  • Knowledge

YGL Spark is a series of speaker & workshop events, which will be held at community venues around the world. The aim is to celebrate and connect the very best thinkers, doers and innovators from the world to share their journey and inspire a new audience. YGL Spark is an opportunity for young people to take to the stage and talk about the issues that matter to them.

L&E will be hosting the YGL Spark Series in different cities around the world.  We will be announcing the 2020 & 2021 schedule very soon. Participating cities so far:

  • Helsinki
  • Hong Kong
  • Washington
  • Oslo
  • Edinburgh
  • Vancouver

If you are interested in the YGL Spark Series coming to your city then please be in touch.

YGL School Workshops

L&E is proud to provide classroom workshops for schools (ages 8-16). Focusing on critical thinking, communication, self-awareness, and empathy building.  Our workshops are presented by our charismatic and professional staff who make our workshops entertaining, engaging and fun while catering to different learning styles.

Click for more info about L&E Young Global Leaders

EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT

We are offering our loyal customer Early Booking Discounts across all our programmes. 

  • 8% Discount if 40% Deposit paid (Coupon: 2020EARLYDEP)

  • 15% Discount for Full Payment (Coupon: 2020EARLYFULL)

This will be available until 31st October, 2019. 

Payment will be due upon registration online. Full Refunds will be available up to 1st June, 2020.

*Bank Transfers can be accepted if you contact info@learnexperience.co.uk for an invoice.

*Children who attend a school within the United Kingdom can apply for a 30-100% Scholarship.  We have limited places for British children

There will be no more discounts available after 1st November.

Due to the fact that we now have only one venue we expect fill places very quickly.   We will be offering a strict first-come-first-serve policy so we highly recommend you take advantage of this fantastic offer.

BOOK NOW & RECEIVE A DISCOUNT

Be in touch…

If you have any questions about our programmes then please don’t hesitate to be in touch…

Warm Wishes,

Sam Ridgway (Director) & The L&E Team

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