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Youth EngagementYouth Engagement

We work with groups of all ages and abilities, and are able to offer a variety of practical, engaging activities to inspire and challenge young people to take a greater interest in the outdoors.

Looking after the National Park

School groups, youth groups and young people all work with us to undertake conservation tasks with us through our Young Rangers Programme and bespoke conservation challenges (this is a funded programme so is free or discounted for most beneficiaries).

Other Youth Group programmes

Some of our most popular activities include:

  • Bushcraft, shelter building, fire lighting
  • Map and compass skills
  • Geocaching
  • Stream-dipping
  • Camouflage and concealment
  • Building nest boxes and bird feeders
  • Guided walks

Costs range from £4.50 to £6 per person per session (all accompanying adults go free). Our activities are also linked to Uniform Group badges. For more details and costs visit our make a booking. Please contact us to discuss dates.

Activities for Scouting and Guiding badges 

We provide activities at The Moors National Park Centre at Danby which satisfy requirements for some of the badges for the following groups.    


Rainbow Jigsaw (pdf)


Out and About Badge (pdf)

Seasons Badge (pdf)

Wildlife Explorer (pdf)


Survival Badge (pdf)

Finding Your Way Badge (pdf)


Outdoors Challenge Award (pdf)

Explore Badge (pdf)

Adventure Challenge Award (pdf)

Hikes Away Staged Badge (pdf)


Naturalist Badge (pdf)

Adventure Challenge Award (pdf)

Hikes Away Staged Badge (pdf)


Naturalist Activity Badge (pdf)

Hill Walker Activity Badge (pdf)

Navigator stage 1 (pdf)

Navigator stage 2 (pdf)

Navigator stage 3 (pdf)

Contact us

Email or call 01439 772700