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About BF Adventure

BF Adventure is an outdoor education charity, based in Cornwall, with a mission to support children and young people on a journey of positive change. We give them the tools to identify and overcome their own challenges, and give them an overall sense of empowerment. We are passionate about enabling them to overcome barriers to education, work and social interaction.

We also run a wide range of adventure activity days, half days and camps, perfect for schools, family days out, kids holiday activities and corporate team building.

Our tools:
  • A stunning 60 acre classroom
  • 3 Water filled quarries
  • Passionate team
  • Dedicated team of volunteers
  • Camping cabins and tented accommodation
  • Fantastic catering team
  • Exciting Indoor Adventure Barn
  • You

Skills for Life

Our Skills for Life Core Programme offers 1:1, pair and group based provisions, focusing on building confidence and resilience, improving social skills, inspiring and motivating Young People to develop through Outdoor Education.

Skills for Work

Courses to assist those 16+ and looking for support, guidance or an accredited course with a difference. Come learn with us!

Access to Adventure

Accessible Adventurous Activities, experience adventurous challenge with support tailored to fit. Our Access to Adventure programme can be funded through Personal Budgets, we also have a range of funded opportunities

NCS @ BF Adventure

Join our cohorts to experience the life changing NCS programme. It’s adventure, social action, friendships, CV Enhancement all in one programme!

School Groups

For one day, or a full residential, we can offer a package to meet your needs and take the strain of organising your School camp.

Family Activity Days

Fun for all the family! Unite in challenge and learning new skills. Book onto one of our activity days, or create a bespoke day for groups of 7 or more.

Corporate Team Building

Bring your organisation to us for a day of team building, creating and cementing friendships, learning to communicate and trust each other outside the work ‘bubble’.

Holiday Activity Days

A great day out for the School Holidays. Give the kids a challenging, motivational, educational (we won’t tell them if you don’t!) day to remember.

NCS Phase 1 & 2

Do you deliver the NCS Programme? So do we! We deliver highly rated phase 1 or packages to groups of up to 120.

Birthday Parties

For a birthday party to remember, come to BF Adventure. A day of challenges with (or against!) friends, followed by lunch and the all important cake in our decorated room.

Charity/Youth Groups

We can create an activity day or residential to support you in delivering your outcomes. Whoever you support, our experience can help you deliver experiences to be remembered.

BF Adventure Classroom

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Acres of Excitement to Explore
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Water Filled Quarries (plus the secret one...shhh!
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Kilos of Marshmallows toasted (and counting)

One Unique Classroom!

BF Adventure Activities

Across our 60 acre outdoor activity center, we run a huge range of activities. Designed to challenge, excite and develop, teach new skills, overcome barriers and have a great day out. Our activities include:

  • Zip Wire
  • Coasteering
  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Abseiling
  • Indoor Climbing
  • Archery
  • Watersports
  • Bushcraft
  • And more…

BF Adventure Up High!

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Outdoor Climbing

We have a range of outdoor climbs to cater for all abilities. From our training wall, to the quarry crevices there's a challenge for everyone.

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Abseiling

Going over the edge is always the hardest part! From our accessible abseil ramp, to the sheer drop Prussic Wall there's a challenge for you!

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Indoor Climbing

Coming Soon!

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Zip Wire

Go head to head on our dual zip wires. Speedy, with a lovely view and a wide range of games to play.

BF Adventure Watersports!

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Kayaking

Go solo or in pairs, work together or in teams. Watch out too much wobbling and you'll be in!

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Canoeing

Work as a group to get around the quarry, play games, jump in!

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Raft Building

Work in a team to plan, build and row your raft across the quarry. Will it hold together, or will you be in the water?

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Coasteering

Clamber round the walls of the quarry, learni climbing techniques then jump into the quarry below. Jumping platforms of varying heights provide a great activity for all ages!

BF Adventure Land & Nature!

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Orienteering

Plot your way around the site to find the markers. Can you make it back before the other teams?

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Sensory Trail

Designed with support from the Sensory Trust, a range of interactive areas to stimulate the senses.

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Forest School

Den building, fire building, outdoor cooking. Learn new skills and see how well you'd cope in the wild!

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Adventure Quarry

Team building games in our beautiful quarry! Through the spiders web, across the wobbly bridges, over the quarry on the gabions- team work is key or you'll be getting wet!

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The Lookout

Catch it on a clear day and feast your eyes on stunning views along the South Coast of Cornwall. Falmouth Bay, St Mawes, Goonhilly from a unique vantage point.

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Archery

Hone your technique shooting arrows!

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Nature Trail

Wind your way through the woods, to the open trail. Some stunning views and hideaways. A haven for wildlife, but only if you're quiet!

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Low Ropes

Team games and challenges, learn to think and work together for the best solutions!

The BF Adventure Team

Join Us at BF Adventure!

BF Adventure is a great place to volunteer and work. Dynamic, diverse and different. If you’re interested in being part of our team we have a great range of opportunities to gain experience and develop new skills. We are also always keen to add skills to our Board of Trustees. If you’re interested in finding out more drop us an email, give us a ring on 01326 340912, or feel free to drop in to say hello!

Here's what BF Adventure has to offer...

Friendly Team

Join us and make your own adventure.

Stunning Location

Our Activity Centre has gorgeous views over Falmouth and Goonhilly.

Learn New Skills

A wide range of training opportunites from Youth Work to Activity delivery.

Development Opportunities

Develop you career.

Rewards and Benefits

Competitive pay, eye tests & pension.

Green's your new favourite colour.

Well it might not be but you will receive one of our iconic green hoodies as your uniform!

BF Adventure Opportunities...

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Volunteer at BF Adventure
Volunteers are vital to BF Adventure and we appreciate any time you can give us. You can support us in many ways including; working with young people, maintenance, gardening, raising money and awareness, in the office and any other way you can think.

Take a look at the volunteer information and get in touch! We would love to have you on board

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Group Delivery Instructor - Level 2
This is an April to September 2019 position, we have up to 4 positions available with a rolling interview process.

To Apply for the position, follow the link for the job description and send an application form and equal opportunities form.

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BF Adventure is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults.  We can only accept applications through our application form and the successful candidate will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check.

Please complete and send through an application and equal opportunities form to jobs@bfadventure.org  using the links below.

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NCS Team Leader Summer 2019
To apply for the position, follow the link for the job description and send an application form and equal opportunities form.
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NCS Team Mentor Summer 2019
To apply for the position, please follow the link for the job description and email us an application form and equal opportunities form.
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BF Adventure Governance!

Our board meet 4 times a year, alongside monthly meetings for our Finance, Governance & Health & Safety Committees. We are audited annually, our Charity Registration number is 1071862, our Companies House Registration is 3546772. Our Financial Year ends on 31st August, effective from 2017.

 

Read BF Adventure Annual Reports:

BF Adventure History!

30 Year Celebrations!

This year we will be celebrating 30 years of BF Adventure and we would love to hear from you. If you have been here in the last 30 years as a client, instructor, visitor or volunteer we would love to hear from you.

We’ve seen a lot of changes. We’ve stuffed a lot of photos in a lot of boxes and hidden them in a lot of cupboards. We would love to hear your stories, see your pictures and hear how BF Adventure made an impact on your life.

We’re incredibly proud of our history, and would love to share it far and wide.

Help us build our BF Adventure archives….if you have a piece of BF Adventure history you’d like to add, get in touch by clicking the button below!

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