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John Muir Award - getting started

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1. For guidance read the John Muir Award Information Handbook (opens in new window). View our introductory film or read some case studies (links open in new windows).

2. Plan your activity and integrate this with the four challenges (opens in new window).

3. Fill out a Proposal Form (Word document) and email it to  The John Muir Trust.

4. The John Muir Trust will then be in touch to discuss your Proposal, suggest changes if necessary and give you the go ahead.

5. Start your John Muir Award experience!

At the end, complete a Certificate Request Form (Word) (opens in new window). You'll then receive your own individual (or family) certificates.

What's on this Year

The John Muir Award is open to schools, community groups, outdoor centres, individuals and families. We offer training events for group leaders and school teachers. 

Training days for group leaders

Events and guided walks calendar

Many of our North York Moors National Park events and guided walks can be incorporated into your own Award – check out our events calendar.

Useful Links

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Information for teachers

Contact us

We'd love to chat about how you or your group can get involved with the John Muir Award. Please get in touch with us via email or phone on 01439 772700.