YOUTH TRIPS ABROAD - Why it is worth it, pitfalls to avoid and processes that help Steve Stout Thinking about taking a youth group abroad or have you been “nominated” to lead or assist with foreign group travel? Then this workshop is for you. With Steve’s extensive knowledge and experience he will facilitate debate and discussion as well as providing his own recommendations on making a trip successful and how to manage a crisis if something does go wrong which will include ideas around what to ensure is in place before the trip leaves. This is recognised by British Canoeing as Safe Practice CPD, and by BAIML and MTA. This is an all day workshop running from 9am to 4pm with an hours break for lunch at 12pm. Steve Stout has worked in the Outdoor Industry for nearly 20 years being self-employed and happy to work in most fields of the outdoors. This work has taken him to all seven continents, where he has led trekking, climbing & mountaineering trips around the globe for a lot of the trekking companies, this has included being a Director for a major company running multiple youth expeditions each year. He has also planned and run trips of his own in Europe which included climbing and scrambling courses.