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CASE STUDY

Stephanie’s journey of discovery with Outward Bound Trust

Stephanie's Story

"I'm Stephanie and I'm from Glasgow."

Stephanie is a carer for her housebound Mum. Introduced to Outward Bound Trust by her Carer Centre's youth work programme, she undertook the demanding and challenging Skills for Life Award.

Reflecting on her experience of this residential programme, Stephanie said: "I changed more in 19 days than over the course of my 18 years....I never thought that someone could develop and grow as quickly as on one of these courses....It wasn't until I took a step back that I realised what I'd achieved and what had changed."

Commenting on the benefits of youth award programmes such as the Skills for Life Award, Stephanie remarks: "They teach you so many life lessons that you can apply to everyday life"

(Youth award programmes) "teach you so many life lessons that you can apply to everyday life".

Stephanie’s journey of discovery with Outward Bound Trust

Outcome

Stephanie has identified that she developed a range of valuable skills needed for the workplace and the confidence and resilience to cope better with society. 

Stephanie’s journey of discovery with Outward Bound Trust

Stephanie’s journey of discovery with Outward Bound Trust

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