Charity Ball raises £9,000!

By Clare|October 4, 2016|Uncategorized|0 comments

BF Adventure held its first Charity Ball at the Alverton Manor on 23rd September 2016. The event was a huge success with tables sold out and a total of £9,000 raised on the night. An auction of promises was held with generous donations from the local community, sponsorship from local businesses and great music from the local band Gracenotes. All proceeds from the event went directly towards supporting challenging young

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Robinson Reed Layton win Cornwall Business Challenge 2016!

By Clare|September 14, 2016|Uncategorized|0 comments

A fantastic blog post written by Robinson Reed Layton Chartered Accountants about our Cornwall Business Challenge: A team of six from Robinson Reed Layton have won Cornwall Chamber of Commerce’s Business Challenge 2016, which took place on Friday 9th September and was hosted at BF Adventure. Competing against teams from other local businesses in a series of activities designed to encourage teamwork and cooperation, Bradley, Shannon, Cheyenne, Ben, Tegan and Beth managed to

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BF Adventure celebrates outstanding Matrix report

By Clare|August 9, 2016|Uncategorized|0 comments

The matrix Standard is a unique quality standard for organisations to assess and measure their advice and support services, which ultimately supports individuals in their choice of career, learning, work and life goals Following the update regarding BF Adventures Matrix reaccreditation success, the charity would like to share a few highlights from the report. Areas of particular strength: BF Adventure has a positive approach to collaborative working and works extensively

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Local MP’s visit NCS students

By Clare|August 4, 2016|Uncategorized|0 comments

A request was put out to all Cornish MP’s to visit NCS students whilst on their summer programme and a great response was received. Sarah Newton MP for Truro & Falmouth visited Young People Cornwall students at Zebs in Truro and is due to visit again towards the end of the summer. Sheryll Murray MP for South East Cornwall and Scott Mann MP for North Cornwall visited BF Adventure and

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Penryn Town Council supports BF Adventure in funding new tents

By Clare|July 12, 2016|Uncategorized|0 comments

BF Adventure was delighted to have a visit from the Mayor of Penryn, Councillor Mark Snowdon this week. The charity was awarded £500 by the Penryn Town Council to go towards their tent fleet for this summer’s groups, local young people and groups with higher support needs to enjoy an outdoor camping experience on the beautiful 60 acre site. BF Adventure supports young people that are not in education or

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BF Adventure will be attending The Patron’s Lunch in London

By Clare|May 31, 2016|Uncategorized|0 comments

On Sunday 12th June 2016, BF Adventure is proud to be visiting London to celebrate The Queen’s patronage of more than 600 charities and organisations on the occasion of Her Majesty’s 90th birthday at The Patron’s Lunch. The event will see The Mall transformed into its largest ever street party with 10,000 people seated for a hamper style lunch. BF Adventure is one of three Cornish charities attending, all former

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WCYT Funding for Group Activity Days

By Clare|May 23, 2016|Uncategorized|1 comments

We are delighted to announce that West Cornwall Youth Trust (WCYT) have funded BF Adventure once again, enabling the charity to offer heavily subsidized adventurous activity days to give young people the opportunity to engage in positive activities and experience outdoor adventure. Subsidised Youth Group programming will help children and young people identified through youth groups, community groups or other child and youth agencies, who would benefit from positive activity

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New programme supporting mental health at BF Adventure

By Clare|May 19, 2016|Uncategorized|0 comments

Thanks to recent funding there will be a new intervention programme ‘Barrier-free Adventure’ at BF Adventure which will focus on addressing mental health issues in young Cornish individuals BF Adventure has secured funding from Duchy Health Charity and Gwellheans Ltd. for an exciting new programme with a focus on supporting young people suffering from mental health issues in Cornwall. ‘Barrier-free Adventure’ will focus on young people with severe anxiety and self-esteem

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Community Support provides excellent new accommodation!

By Clare|May 5, 2016|Uncategorized|0 comments

The Story of the Cabins… BF Adventure was in desperate need of covered weather proof accommodation that could be used throughout the year. This would provide more young people in Cornwall the opportunity to experience outdoor adventure in a warm, safe environment and also help the charity become more sustainable. Residential trips provide an invaluable life experience for young people, children and those with additional needs and providing that facility

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Amys courage defies all odds

By Clare|May 3, 2016|Uncategorized|0 comments

Amy was diagnosed with a sarcoma just over a year ago, due to this diagnosis Amy had to face the fact that she would have to either lose her entire left leg and part of her pelvis or her life. The doctors said it would be unlikely that Amy would get a prosthetic due to the rare form of amputation she had to have and Amy would have to be a wheelchair user

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