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World Horizons Adventure Training

Use your existing experience and develop new skills to serve on our Adventure Training.

'Adventure, with all its requisite danger and
wildness, is a deeply spiritual longing written
into the soul of man.' John Eldredge, Wild at

Use your existing experience and develop new
skills to serve on our Adventure Training.
Starting in September, youíll receive eight
weeks of training and preparation at our Centre
for the Nations in Llanelli, followed by
adventure placements in the UK and around the
world. These placements can vary depending on
your availability, from four to eight months.

We accept people who are over the age of 18
onto our Adventure Training programme. There
are opportunities for individuals and couples
to come and participate in this course; the
programme is for those both with or without
previous experience in outdoor pursuits and
adventurous activities. We believe God has put
a heart of adventure inside everyone Ė join us
as we seek to use that passion in a way that
glorifies Him!

Training and Preparation

The first eight weeks of training seeks to
encourage personal development and build on
your previous experience in outdoor pursuits.
Our location gives us access to many wild and
beautiful places in South Wales; we are within
an hourís drive of the Brecon Beacons and the
Gower Peninsular. You will develop your skills
in areas such as kayaking, climbing and
mountaineering. Grow in your ability to prepare
and run activities for adventure camps and
church youth groups. You will gain an
understanding of the practical administration
that is required to work in the outdoor
industry in the UK as well as develop your
leadership skills.

The training will take place at our Centre for
the Nations in Llanelli, South Wales; you will
live alongside other trainees preparing for
mission. During this time, you will receive
valuable teaching on subjects such as working
in a cross-cultural context, understanding team
dynamics and applying Biblical principles.
These engaging lectures are delivered by our
mission workers who have many years of

Step out of your comfort zone, go on new
adventures and embrace Godís potential for your
life! We hope that through this course youíll
have many opportunities to grow in your faith
and develop a deeper relationship with God.

Adventure Placements

Adventure placements commence in mid-November.
Youíll primarily be working with our Navigate
team, based in Llanelli, who run adventurous
activities and youth camps for UK churches.
During your placements you will live in rented
accommodation or lodgings. You will also go to
serve on adventure placements in the UK and

We aim to tailor adventure placements for the
individual according to their experience and
interests. Once we have agreed with you upon a
potential placement, you will go through an
interview process to assess your suitability
and involvement. We can arrange adventure
placements in North Africa, the Middle East and
Europe. You could be involved in mountaineering
in the Atlas Mountains, help run team-building
events in the Middle East or serve at an
outdoor centre in Scotland. Our hope is that
the Adventure Training programme will be a good
foundation from which you can continue to use
the outdoors as a context for mission.

Other details:

  • Commitment:
    Full time
  • Duration:
    6 to 10 months (September start)
  • Payment:

For more details contact:

Adventure Training Leader
World Horizons
North Dock
SA15 2LF

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