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The British Exploring Society organises challenging and inspirational expeditions to remote, wild environments around the world. Expeditions involve a mixture of adventurous activities, environmental projects, trekking and wildlife.

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British Exploring Society
 
The British Exploring Society organises challenging and inspirational expeditions to remote, wild environments around the world. Expeditions involve a mixture of adventurous activities, environmental projects, trekking and wildlife.
British Exploring expeditions are located in some of the world’s most remote and wild locations that few have the chance to explore. This is what makes a British Exploring experience so unique. British Exploring expeditions involve a mixture of adventurous activities, environmental projects, trekking and wildlife.


Upcoming expeditions are heading to the desert and monsoon woodlands of Oman, the Arctic Circle in Norway, the mountains, deserts and savannah grasslands of Namibia and the Indian Himalayas.
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British Exploring is the longest running and most experienced youth organisation of its kind. It was founded in 1932 by the late Surgeon Commander George Murray Levick, a British polar explorer who was on Captain Scott's final Antarctic expedition. Over the years, British Exploring have organised over 130 expeditions on all seven continents, exploring almost every corner of the world.

Age 16 – 20
These adventures suit anyone looking for a truly unique experience in some of the world’s most remote and wild locations. If you want to gain new skills, make lifelong friends, and challenge yourself with an adventure of a lifetime, then you are in the right place.


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Trips British Exploring are offering in July-August 2013:
Canyons to Coast Expedition, Namibia - You will undergo training on how to survive and thrive in a desert environment with the minimum of equipment, before starting an overland expedition through the Namib Desert.  Fieldwork will include an archaeological examination of cave paintings, and monitoring Elephant populations in Namibia’s savannah grasslands.

Arctic Finnmark Expedition, Northern Norway - During this exhibition to the Arctic Circle you’ll be trained in arctic travel, mountaineering skills, radio communications and first aid. Much time will be spent travelling in rope teams on ice, and, as this area experiences 24 daylight, you will be travelling under the bright blue midnight sky.

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Indian Himalaya Expedition, Ladakh - This trip has a wealth of mountaineering and trekking opportunities, which due to the terrain and altitude provides a unique challenge. Fieldwork will involve investigating the unique environment of Ladakh, which was formed by tectonic plates millions of years ago.

Age 18 – 25  
These programmes and expeditions are for anyone aged 18-25 - whether you are on a gap year after school, have recently left university, are taking a career break, or are simply looking for a new and unusual adventure, there is something here for you.

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Fundraising
As a registered charity British Exploring strongly recommend that you fundraise the money for your expedition contribution. They recognise fundraising as a fantastic opportunity for professional development and will offer you guidance, tips and ideas throughout your fundraising journey.

Bursaries
As a registered charity British Exploring  strongly feel that lack of funds should not deter enthusiastic people from applying to join them on Expeditions, and are committed to offer fundraising and bursary support wherever they can.








        






                                 






 
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