chapter  10
Overseas youth expeditions
ByPete Allison, Tim Stott, Johannes Felter, Simon Beames
Pages 19

Travel and overseas experiences, particularly those involving some form of outdoor education, are regarded by many young people, parents, university admissions departments and employers as beneficial to a young person’s development. Expeditions have been used in the UK as an educational tool since 1932, when the Public Schools Exploring Society ran its first expedition to Finland.