Find cadets, scouts & guides groups etc. in Manchester
Community, voluntary and organised groups in Manchester offer children & young people valuable life skills and personal development.
Manchester scouts, cubs & beavers, girl guides, brownies and rainbows, Outward Bound and Duke of Edinburghs’ Awards all provide inclusive, fun and supportive surroundings with opportunities to learn new skills and develop social skills and confidence.
Whichever your child chooses these organisations can boost confidence, teamwork and independent thinking.
Go Ape is the UK’s No.1 Forest Adventure
Days out with us are about living life a little more adventurously, having fun with friends and family and getting in touch with your inner Tarzan (he’s in there, we promise!)
Delamere in Cheshire
The classic and original Go Ape Tree Top Adventure experience. We’ll brief you for safety before you fly down our zip-wires, leap off our Tarzan Swing and tackle our crossings whilst enjoying some of Britain’s most breathtaking scenery. Life’s so much more fun when you’re jumping off a tree-top platform into a cargo net.
And the adventure does not need to stop there. You can get off the beaten track and enjoy our latest forest adventure with Go Ape Forest Segway – an epic experience with a down to earth twist.
And Delamere Forest is also home to our Tree Top Junior Adventure for Tiny Tarzans. Release your little monkeys onto a Go Ape course designed for them. No one loves adventure more than kids!
Rivington, near Bolton in Lancashire
Enjoy a 200 Metre Long Zip Wire over the Edge of the Rivington Reservoir.
Voted Best Tourism Experience at Lancashire and Blackpool Tourism Awards 2011 and nominated in the Visit Manchester Awards 2012 for Small Visitor Attraction. It’s tree top high ropes crossings and lengthy zip wire take in some of Lancashire’s most breathtaking views for one of the best outdoor adventures near Manchester.
We are the multi-award winning tree-top forest adventure that everyone’s talking about.
Cadet membership is open to all young people, both male and female any nationality, background or ability from 12 to 17 years old. Activities include flying, sports, target shooting and adventure training. To find your nearest squadron use the interactive map on their site.
The D.Of E offers a challenging programme of activities including sports, volunteering in community service, learning new skills and a demanding cross country hike.
Awards are gained at bronze, silver & gold levels. 14-25 years.
Gives a real sense of achievement
Usually operated via local schools, clubs, guides/scouts etc. Contact to find nearest local organiser.
Girlguiding offers fun, rewarding and empowering activities for girls. As well as being enjoyable, guiding helps with social and personal development and positive values. Trained group leaders. Contact them via the “Join Us section on their website to find your nearest pack and contact details. Some local groups have a waiting list to don’t wait to enquire now.
Half St John’s Ambulance volunteers are children who learn valuable life skills and personal responsibility and development!
Badgers (6-10) learn skills through fun activities and outdoor pursuits in a safe but fun way.
Cadets (10-16) learn first aid skills and gain confidence by attending community events.