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Venture is a project that involves taking groups of teenagers on weekends away in the English countryside. It gives them a wonderful opportunity that they may not otherwise get. They are able to try many kinds of outdoor activities such as rock climbing, archery, mountain biking or caving, and other activities designed to improve teamwork and leadership skills. The volunteers get to take part too! We aim to run three weekend trips over the course of the year; the first trip is to the Yorkshire Dales from the 24th to the 26th of February 2017. All costs of food, accommodation and most activities are covered for volunteers, and all volunteers are briefed prior to the trip to enable them to work successfully on the project.

All of the young people we take are from a school in Leeds and are 14 to 16 years old.

The project should be a lot of fun and we hope that you choose to get involved with us!

If you have any questions, or are interested in knowing more, please feel free to email us at  

Join Action in three easy steps!

  1. IMPORTANT! Click 'Join this group' above and purchase an "Action-Standard Membership". Don't worry, we've set the purchase price to £0.00! It's completely free to join Action!
  2. Complete a DBS form online at To do this you will need to email to get the Leeds University Union "pin" and "secret word". You will also need to provide contact details for two references and original documents to prove your identity and address, which can be verified at the Activities Office in the union - don't worry, this step isn't as complicated as it sounds!
  3. Sign up for any relevant child protection training (only 2 hours).

Once all your details have been confirmed you can start signing up for projects on our union webpage. Just check out the events tab. Here you will find a list of all the upcoming projects and all you need to do is "buy" a ticket (all our projects are free!) and then checkout the same as you would do when you "buy" your membership.

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