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what is CCY ?

Each DA or section has a youth section where they organize weekends with your own dedicated camping area where youths can mingle and enjoy the company of other youths age between 12 and 18 but always looking out for each other.

Youth Test
You also have the opportunity to take your youth test before your 18th birthday and if you pass, it allows you to continue with the privileges of a Youth member until you are 21.Including a reduced membership fees until you are 30. It also entitles to attend the international youth rally each year.

The Youth test comprises of camping skills such as pitching & erecting a tent, the use of stoves, map reading, first aid etc. You can find more information on this by going to the Youth Test page on the menu.

Youth Rallies
Central Counties organise two Youth Rallies, one in the winter and one in the summer. At each meet there are sports and trophies to be won.

The rallies include 5 aside football, volleyball, netball and fun sports and races.

You also have the opportunity to attend the National Youth Rally where you have the chance to make friends with youth members from other parts of the UK.

For more information on joining NWDA CCY contact our youth leaders, Paul and Christine  Bratt.

Download a CCY joining form here ccy apformv2

An please complete the Parental Consent form – Parental consent form

Important Notice to Parents
All Youth Leaders, assistants and tester are all accredited by the Camping and Caravanning Club and have been vetted through the criminal records bureau. They must also carry Camping & Caravanning Club endorsed photo identification.

Please note the CCY area is not a baby sitting service and must not be treated as so; the youth leaders are there to guide the youth members where possible and assist in there camping experience.

Youth Area Rules
We have a simple set of rules that we have implemented to ensure that you all stay safe and understand your commitments to the running of the area. Before camping, all youth members will be expected and to follow and sign a CCY code of conduct. Any CCY members that do not comply with any of these rules may be asked to leave the CCY area and could be excluded from future CCY events/camping.

Please note Alcohol and Smoking is not allowed within the youth area and under age drinking will not be tolerated.