News. Dumfries House and Youth United

18th of March, 2015

Created in 2012 The Youth United Network is: The Scout Association; Girlguiding; St John Ambulance; the Army Cadet Force; the Sea Cadets; the Fire Cadets; the Boys' Brigade; the Girls' Brigade; the Volunteer Police Cadets/Police Scotland Youth Volunteers and the RAF Air Cadets.

Youth United  are working together to:

Increase the number of adult volunteers supporting member organisations

Increase the number of young people engaged in their communities

Attract funding and make better use of resources

In 2013 Dumfries House in conjunction with local Ayrshire Youth Groups helped to develop the Youth United Ayrshire programme based at Dumfries House.

The Tamar Manoukian Outdoor Residential Centre, Indoor Gymnasium and Outdoor Leadership area were developed to support young people and youth groups in residential experiences, DH supported programmes and to assist in youth group staffed activities. 

Within the next few weeks the TMOC will be able to offer indoor sports facilities, spin cycle, climbing & traversing , leadership & team building and Archery as well as more traditional outdoor activities.

For further information, costs and availability please contact the education department on 01290 429917 or by email to education@dumfries-house.org.uk