Target Group: South asian muslim women
Impact: 3-day camping trip for beginner women with 6 participants
Wild camping expedition – Scotland
Taking 6 women who have never been camping before on a wild camping expedition. The expedition included a day of skills and learning – mountain skills , camping skills , navigation and preparing for a wild camp. The rest of the days the women started their expedition in the
Scottish highlands , wild camping , learning how to put tents up, cooking on a stove and other outdoor skills .
Where did the activities take place?
Scotland – Fort William
When did the activities take place?
29th – 2nd October
How many days and hours per day of physical activity were included in the activities
day 2 and 3 (5 hours each day plus overnight stay camping )
How many participants took part in the activities?
Describe the target group that took part in the activities
Women from underrepresented communities , muslim women , women from inner city areas and from a ethnic minority.
What was the average age of participants?
What was the physical activity level of the participants?
How many boys/men?
How many girls/women?
Money received from the Coalition in €:
5.000 EUR (split in two projects)
What did you use the money for (guides, gear, accommodation…)?
We are splitting the money for two camping weekends and the second camping weekend the money was used for:
- mountain leaders
- kit hire
- camping equipment
How did I feel about the project before it started?
What was a challenge?
What was your favourite part of the project?
How will this project influence your outdoor adventures in the future?
Some Other Things
Would you recommend applying for an #itsgreatoutthere grant?
10 out of 10
How useful would you say the support provided by the Coalition was to your project?
It’s been amazing , super helpful , easy.
It’s opened up s many doors for us and the women.