Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Due to these exceptional circumstances, we have made the difficult decision to cancel all summer residential Venture and Falcon programmes.

We are however excited to offer you the opportunity to be involved in Virtual Ventures this summer.

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Sadly, this residential holiday has been cancelled. We are planning to run some Virtual Ventures instead - check out our promo video here!

Life to the MAX! The ultimate challenge - come to Coniston and experience this full on, great fun outdoor activity Venture. Set in the stunning Lake District, come and enjoy rock climbing, kayaking, mountain biking, ghyll scrambling, walking, canoeing, archery, lake-jumping, campfire, swimming and much more. We challenge you to come and find out what life is all about!


Thurston Lodge, CONISTON, Cumbria Map


26 July 2020 - 2 August 2020 (7 nights)


Approx 36 places for ages 12 - 18


Spaces currently available


Matthew Fairhead & Deborah Fairhead (07905 715149) Lauren Smith (07910 491120)



Send booking forms to:

Lauren Smith
19 Lupton Avenue
Tel: 07910 491120

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About The Leaders:

A group of energetic, fun-loving leaders who are passionate about the outdoors, God and you!

Accommodation Type:

You'll stay in large dormitory-style rooms with your friends: proper beds & brilliant showers. The centre has great facilities including a games-barn and private lake-access.

Activities and Programme:

Life to the MAX! Set in the stunning Lake District, Coniston Venture gives you the chance to explore life! Each day you will be able to challenge yourself on activities such as mountain biking, rock-climbing, ghyll-scrambling, canoeing, archery, swimming, walking, paddle-boarding, orienteering. You will also have time to challenge yourself as we think about God and faith.

About Site and Area:

The Venture is based at Thurston OEC and is located right on the water's edge of Coniston Water in the beautiful Lake District. It's surrounded by stunning mountains and is a perfect place to explore the outdoors and experience new things. The views are incredible and site is safe and private for our use.

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