SNOW-CAMP WINS TRAINING AWARD
23rd August 2019
The charity that aims to turn young lives around through snowsports has been granted a Princess Royal Training Award.
The prestigious award is for Snow-Camp’s outstanding youth training and development programmes.
The charity was one of five charities to receive the recognition.
It will receive the award from the Princess Royal, Princess Anne, at a ceremony in October.
“We’re thrilled to have been awarded a Princess Royal Training Award,” said Snow-Camps Communications Manager, Anna Kent.
“It’s an absolute honour to have been recognised for our training and development programmes, especially alongside such respected organisations including The Royal Navy and RBS.”
In all, 48 workplace learning programmes have been recognised by the Princess Royal Training Awards Commission (PRTAs) this year.
The Commission was set up by the global skills development body, the City & Guilds.
It chose recipients for the awards from both the public and private sector.
Snow-Camp has been going since 2003 when it launched in London.
It has since expanded nationally, supporting more than 10,000 young people across the UK
Last yearâ€¯91% of participants on a Snow-Camp programme went into employment, training or further education, 100% gained one or more nationally recognised qualifications, 94% said they had improved confidence, 98% said they were proud of themselves and 92% had improved levels of fitness.