Search

Initiative aims to give Bromley youngsters a career in snowsports

PUBLISHED: 11:42 25 October 2016 | UPDATED: 11:42 25 October 2016

Youngsters taking part in the Snow-Camp programme

Youngsters taking part in the Snow-Camp programme

Archant

Inner-city youths are to be given the chance to become ski instructors

Youngsters from Bromley could be heading to the ski slopes thanks to a charity’s efforts to get inner-city youngsters into snowsports.

An upcoming programme run by Snow Camp will see youngsters from the borough develop their skiing and snowboarding skills through a six-day programme held at The Snow Centre, Hemel Hempstead, as they work towards ASDAN Sports and Fitness Award accreditation.

The youngsters will then take part in life skills and ski industry sessions to expose them to the wide range of career opportunities in snowsports.

Snow-Camp are looking for youth projects in Bromley to get involved. The charity is exhibiting at The Ski and Snowboard Show, between October 27 and 30 at Battersea Evolution.

Gavin Hanmer, London Programme Manager, said: “We’re really excited to be able to offer programmes to help inner-city youth in Bromley.

“Our life skills sessions are designed to help young people reflect upon the skills they are demonstrating on the slopes, as well as how to respond to challenges and setting goals for the future.

“Young people gain a recognised accredited qualification for each individual course, work experience, volunteering and employment opportunities within the snowsports industry offered at different stages.”

Latest news

Festive feeling went up a gear in Orpington High Street on Sunday, December 9, as hundreds of men, women and children, and the odd dog, took part in the second Orpington Santa Dash, organised by Orpington 1st in partnership with mytime Active.

Yesterday, 17:18

Our reporter Liam Coleman met with the big man before a hectic few weeks.

Yesterday, 14:09

Crossrail, London’s new east to west railway service, may be delayed even further and could require a £2billion funding boost, Transport for London (TfL) has confirmed.

Yesterday, 11:59

A Bromley man who strangled his former wife in a fit of “pent-up jealousy” after she refused to sleep with him one last time for £100 has been jailed for at least 16 years.

Yesterday, 10:38

Shoppers will now find Bromley’s historic Charter Market in the Market Square area and it will be open every day from Thursday, December 13 to Christmas Eve.

Friday, December 7, 2018

A jealous ex-husband who subjected his former partner to harassment and abuse before callously murdering her then going on the run has been found guilty of murder.

Most read

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Bromley Times e-edition today
E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Bromley Times twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Show Job Lists

Family Notices 24