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Enabling and supporting young people to recognise their potential 

Leader In Training programme is  ideal for young people aged 15-16, who are looking to develop the skills and experience to be successful as they move into leadership roles at home, school, or the community. It uses Fairthorne Manor’s best loved activities to develop and inspire young people in key leadership skills, developing teamwork, group dynamics, conflict resolution and communication. Opportunities to put skills learnt into practice with practical volunteering opportunities available this summer.


What will they do?

The week begins with team building and self-discovery exercises, taking advantage of the huge range of activities Fairthorne Manor has to offer, enabling young people to recognise their true potential. They will receive training in practical skills such as CPR and it is expected that all those who complete the programme will gain the Young Leader Award from Sports Leaders

Participants will be supported in developing awareness around child protection and safeguarding and finally get the chance to put the newly learnt skills into practice.


Dates and booking information

This summer the week long Leader in Training course  is available from 25th-29th July or 1st-5th August.   Places are limited to 12 per week so early booking is recommended to avoid disappointment!

Each day runs from 9am-3.30pm and extended hours are available. Cost is £190 for a full week of training and hands on practical experience.

You could save up to 20% using our Family Discount Scheme. Click here to find out more. 

Book online or contact us on 01489 785228. Full payment is required at time of booking.



Fairthorne Manor is ideally located outside Botley just 3 miles from the M27, midway between Southampton & Portsmouth. Our address is YMCA Fairthorne Manor, Curdridge, Southampton SO30 2GH. Contact us on 01489 785228.

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