Voyage Voices

Voyage Voices

Voyage 2-Week Summer Scheme

Join our summer Leadership programme designed to empower young people to take action and become Global Citizens. Recruiting 60 young people aged 13-14 now, sign-up whilst places last!

Voyage’s Summer Scheme is running across 2 weeks in August. Week 1 is based in a structured, professional environment at NCC Hackney and will run from 10am-4pm, during the week of 8-12th August (Monday-Friday). Week 2 is a residential trip to Outward Bounds centre in Ullswater, Cumbria running from 15-19th August (Monday-Friday). Participants must attend Week 1 to join the residential in Week 2.

This programme is being funded partly by Hackney Council.

Week 1 8th-12th August

  • 10-4pm at New City College, Hackney
  • Lunch (pizza, jollof and rice) and refreshments provided
  • Includes creative activities ran by Shoal Studio
  • Day trip to the seaside on Friday – Southend-On-Sea
  • Sessions on community safety with StreetDoctors & others
  • Interactive workshops and inspirational guest speakers, including ZSL
  • FREE to participate!

Week 2 15-19th August (SOLD OUT)

  • Residential trip to Outward Bounds centre in Ullswater, Cumbria, in the Lake District
  • Team building exercises and outdoor activities such as:
  • Canoeing
  • Raft building
  • Rock climbing
  • Abseiling
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain expeditions
  • All meals and accommodation included
  • Risk assessed and safeguarding approved
  • LIMITED spaces for the residential
  • FREE North Face kit given to all participants to take home with them.
  • Only £10 FOR THE WHOLE WEEK!

End of Summer BBQ 20th August

  • All Young Leaders welcome to celebratory BBQ at NCC Hackney
  • Awards ceremony


We are looking for young people aged 13-14 from Hackney or a surrounding borough (Tower Hamlets, Haringey, Islington, Waltham Forest, Newham, Camden).


  • Safe and secure venues
  • All staff DBS checked
  • Daily registers taken
  • Parents called if their child is absent
  1. To sign-up please click this link here to register your child’s details.

FREE to participate in Week 1.

Let us know if you are having problems with making your payment. If financial difficulties prevent you from paying for Week 2, there is option on the registration form here to ask for support with costs.

Participation in our summer scheme guarantees young people a space on our BTEC Level 2 course, Young Leaders for Sustainable Cities (YLFSC), from September!

Joining Voyage means that young people are supported through a 4-year journey from age 13-14 until they leave secondary education. This journey includes:

  • Graduate programmes
  • Professional Mentoring
  • Work experience opportunities
  • Joining our Youth Advisory Board (YAB) or Youth Investigator Network (YIN)
  • Leading to paid-work and access to topline universities

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