Young people will usually stay at an outdoor activity centre in the countryside. They will be staying in single-gender accommodation (e.g. separate dorms, flats etc.). The type of accommodation may vary, but the details for each programme will be sent out to participants prior to the start date. All amenities (showers, power plugs etc.) will be readily available.
FAQs for Parents/Guardians
Each place is worth hundreds of pounds, but the standard price for YC Hertfordshire is just £50 with bursaries available. There are no hidden extra costs such as kit or spending money.
NCS with YC Hertfordshire is a great way to meet new people and make new friends. Young people can sign up with friends, and if they apply for the same date in the same area, and attend the same school, they have a good chance of being on the same programme. Once they have both signed up they can request that they are on the same team as their friends and we will do everything to accommodate this. Just be aware that signing up early can increase the chances of this.
We’re sure that this won’t happen as NCS with YC Hertfordshire is such a great opportunity. However refunds are available within 14 days of signing up or may be available in exceptional circumstances following this timeframe.