Crowdfunder goes live this week!

By Clare|June 15, 2015|Uncategorized|0 comments

Our Crowdfunder Campaign is almost ready to be launched! Check out one of our fantastic pledges below, all funds go towards vital refurbishments of our accessible adventure quarry. Rewards will be redeemed on our open day on 15th August. Bell Tent on Saturday night. This is an excellent offer and works out at just £10 per person for bed and breakfast! Each Bell tent sleeps up to 5 people and

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BF Adventure recognised with Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service!

By Clare|June 2, 2015|Uncategorized|0 comments

A voluntary group from BF Adventure a Charity who works in the community to help disadvantaged and disabled adults and children through outdoor adventure has been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK. Every year BF Adventure helps hundreds of disadvantaged and disabled children and adults in Cornwall to believe in themselves and gain the skills and accreditations

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Vote BF Adventure!

By Clare|May 11, 2015|Uncategorized|0 comments

Following our fantastic Children in Need grant award we have put in for match funding from Aviva. This will be for £10,000 towards further development of the Learning Difficulty and Disability (LLD) service. We have achieved strong support in the community for our positive and inclusive approach and we have the backing of Lighthouse Financial Services, Andrew Thomas, but capacity currently limits our work; we have a waiting list for

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The NCS programme is filling up fast!

By Clare|April 20, 2015|Uncategorized|0 comments

Have you said Yes to NCS? We would like to introduce you to the NCS team!   NCS and BF Adventure would like to invite you, parents or guardians and friends to the NCS open evening on:   Thursday 23rd April 2015, 6.30pm @ BF Adventure The evening will give you all a chance to meet the team! Including brief talks outlining the programme, activities, kit lists, transport etc... and provide a question and answer session for any queries.   *​​ If you would like to

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“Survival 2015” Secret Art Sale

By Clare|March 27, 2015|Uncategorized|0 comments

Why? Cornwall Council has withdrawn all funding for youth services in Falmouth. In the light of this, Falmouth Rotary Club has decided to host a secret art sale in aid of local children in need. The funds will give them the opportunity to visit BF Adventure. They will learn life skills including self-preservation, common sense and teamwork in a physically-challenging but safe environment. These courses have a track record of

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It’s GREAT to hear your feedback!

By Clare|March 16, 2015|Uncategorized|0 comments

It is always great to get feedback from you about your experiences at BF Adventure so we can improve our service and share our achievements. Below is a recent quote: “Thanks (to you) and your team for caring. It makes all the difference when young people know how much you believe in them.  May I also take this opportunity to thank you and your team at BF for supporting (Young

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BF Adventure Awarded over £50,000 by Children in Need

By Clare|March 3, 2015|Uncategorized|0 comments

 BF Adventure is delighted to announce that BBC Children in Need has awarded them a grant of £53,783 over 2 years. This grant will fund the delivery and development of their LDD (Learning Difficulty and Disability) provision which will help make a difference to the lives of disadvantaged children and young people right here in Cornwall. This grant has been made possible thanks to the generosity of the public. £31.1 million

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BF Adventure has top marks for Educational visits

By Clare|March 2, 2015|Uncategorized|0 comments

In 2014 BF Adventure near Penryn showed itself to be at the top of the class for educational visits by being awarded a Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge. Awarded by the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom, the LOtC Quality Badge combines for the first time learning and safety into one easily recognisable badge for all organisations providing learning outside the classroom experiences. BF Adventure CEO Adrian Richards said

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Day of adventure for Lizard pupils

By Clare|February 24, 2015|Uncategorized|0 comments

It was all about team work when pupils from four primary schools on the Lizard Peninsula gathered for a day of adventure. More than 70 year three and four pupils in the Keskowethyans Multi Academy Trust, made up of Coverack, Grade-Ruan, Manaccan and St Keverne schools, joined together at BF Adventure at Halvasso. Here they worked in mixed school activity groups on a range of different tasks, many of which had

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BF Adventure is awesome!

By Clare|February 12, 2015|Uncategorized|0 comments

We love to get feedback from our learners particularly when there are pictures involved!  This term our Skills for life programme, which provides alternative education for Cornish young people, has been in high demand.  We have been able to provide much needed support for a number of pupils who find mainstream education difficult for a variety of reasons.  There have been a number of youngsters who are experiencing BF Adventure

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