Children in Dartmoor National Park

Junior Ranger Social Action Residential

Combine adventurous activities with social action plans at Dartmoor National Park

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Develop social action plans to continue pro-environmental and pro-conservation behaviors and actions.

This residential opportunity is the culmination of separate day visit activities and the chance to complete John Muir Awards.

This opportunity is provided by Dartmoor National Park.


  • Type: Two-night residential
  • Dates: Various - see details
  • Location: Devon - see details
  • Cost: To be confirmed
  • Suitable for: Groups aged 11 - 18 years

About this opportunity

This three-day residential is offered on various dates at Dartmoor National Park.

You will combine adventurous activities with opportunities for structured reflection on learning. Plus the chance to develop personal social-action plans to continue with pro-environmental and pro-conservation behaviors and actions.

Need to know

How it works

On this residential, you will complete:

  • adventurous activities such as climbing, gorge scrambling and kayaking (provided by YHA Okehampton Activity Centre)
  • structured reflection to develop personal social action plans
  • John Muir Awards with a celebratory ‘share’ event

Learning outcomes

On this visit, you will benefit from:

  • challenge by choice leading to increased personal awareness, self-confidence and self-efficacy
  • understanding of personal responsibilities and opportunities to undertake pro-environmental behaviours and actions
  • John Muir Award completion
  • National Outdoor Learning Award completion

What to bring

You will need to bring:

  • outdoor clothing
  • boots
  • waterproofs
  • personal belongings for two overnight stays in a youth hostel

All PPE and specialist equipment will be provided by YHA Okehampton Activity Centre.

Dates and location

YHA Okehampton Activity Centre

Okehampton, Devon, EX20 1EW

  • 22nd - 14th October 2021
  • 29th - 31st October 2021
  • 12th - 14th November 2021
  • 19th - 21st November 2021

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