We help young people grow in confidence, develop teamwork skills, improve their communication skills and help reach their potential. Having worked with those with learning disabilities, young carers, those in care, those at risk of being homeless, those who have dropped out of the education system as well as those who want to put something on their CV we have had an amazing impact.

And, for adults jump aboard on one of our adult trips, be it a coastal cruise, delivery or mile builder trip which helps fund raise for the predominantly volunteer run charity.

Saving Outdoor Education

Young people sailing and waving onboard Challenge Wales Tall Ship

Playing a part post-COVID

Outdoor education has never been so important and plays a vital part in the COVID recovery plan. We’ve independently evidenced the life-changing impact, but has the outdoor sector been forgotten?

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Donate some time

Without volunteers we wouldn’t be able to deliver our services to young people. We have a team of super-duper volunteers who donate their time. Could that be you?

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Schools | Young People

Adventure | Discovery | Learning

Aged 12 – 25 years? Sail on a personal development journey and take the classroom outdoors. Suitable for groups and individuals. Accredited voyages, DofE, Marine-themed science, Ocean Literacy and more. This is Youth Work at Sea!

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Donate & Fundraise

Every penny counts

Could you take part in a sponsored event, could you provide a regular donation or make your online shopping help young people? Maybe your workplace could get involved?

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Our Latest Adventures, News and Updates

Young people hoisting a sail on a tall ship

Have Your Say, Shape Our Project, Change Lives

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Over the past three years, hundreds of young people have benefitted from funded voyages where they were able to learn lifeskills ...

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Co-op Members Around The UK Can Support Challenge Wales

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Challenge Wales is one of the charities selected by the Co-op Community Fund that will be supported this year so whether ...

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*Updated* Statement regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

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As COVID-19 (Coronavirus) turns normality upside down, we are aware that this can be unsettling for everyone so we want to ...

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