Leadership Challenge holidays at PGL

Challenge, motivate and develop your leadership skills

Six days of fun activities designed to promote leadership skills

  • PGL Adventure Holidays - Specialist Holidays for 7-17 year olds across the UK and France - Love to Learn – Leadership Challenge
  • PGL Adventure Holidays - Specialist Holidays for 7-17 year olds across the UK and France - Love to Learn – Leadership Challenge
  • PGL Adventure Holidays - Specialist Holidays for 7-17 year olds across the UK and France - Love to Learn – Leadership Challenge
  • PGL Adventure Holidays - Specialist Holidays for 7-17 year olds across the UK and France - Love to Learn – Leadership Challenge
  • PGL Adventure Holidays - Specialist Holidays for 7-17 year olds across the UK and France - Love to Learn – Leadership Challenge
  • PGL Adventure Holidays - Specialist Holidays for 7-17 year olds across the UK and France - Love to Learn – Leadership Challenge
  • PGL Adventure Holidays - Specialist Holidays for 7-17 year olds across the UK and France - Love to Learn – Leadership Challenge

Develop your leadership and teambuilding skills and get a behind-the-scenes look at PGL too!

What's it all about?
Do you love PGL? Have we inspired you to consider working with children, or in the outdoors? Perhaps you might like to be a PGL Groupie, instructor or even centre manager? This holiday will give you the chance to find out what it's really like.

What do i learn?
You and your team will cover a range of activities, tasks and challenges during the week. You'll also get a behind-the-scenes look at what's involved in the planning and organisation required to run the activity session, and make sure everyone has a safe and enjoyable holiday. Each task, activity and challenge allows you to earn points for your team. At the end of the week your points will be converted into a budget for your final challenge - to plan, organise and deliver a themed event for your fellow guests' final night. Our staff will be on hand to help you but you'll still need all the skills you've developed to pull it off!

Can I do other activities as well?
Yes, this holiday packs in loads of activities from our multi activity programme. These are chosen specially to help you develop your leadership and team building skills, while making friends and having loads of fun at the same time.

Do I need any experience?
No, but you'll need to have lots of energy and enthusiasm!

Do I need any specialist equipment?
At the start of the holiday we'll give you an exclusive and coveted Leadership Challenge T-shirt. You'll need to wear this at certain times so that guests and staff recognise you. This is, of course, yours to keep at the end of the holiday.

Only £619 per child

Activities

Every day is different
This holiday packs in loads of activities from our multi activity programme. These are chosen specially to help you develop your leadership and team building skills, while making friends and having loads of fun at the same time. Please note that not all activities are available at all centres; please see the specific centre pages for more information.

Evening activities
The fun doesn’t stop there! We also include fun-packed evening entertainment programmes at all our centres, every day, all year round, whichever holiday you choose.

Select an activity for a full description
Abseiling

Sample Itinerary

Sample day on Leadership Challenge
Schedule Activity
Breakfast Off to the dining room with the rest of your group to fuel up for the day, you’ll need plenty of energy to keep you going. Breakfast includes cereals, toast, yogurts, porridge, and cooked breakfast – you choose!
Don’t forget to refill your drinks bottle before you head off to your first activity
Morning Activities Challenge Course and Initiative Exercises
Lunch Worked up an appetite? Great – it’s time to replenish your energy stores with the dining room. If you have energy to spare after lunch your Group Leader will always be ready for a quick kickabout with a ball or you could relax and chat with your new friends.
Afternoon Activities Vertical Challenge and Abseiling
Dinner Time to eat again – a different menu each day (and did we mention, often evening meals come with a hot pudding too – or you can stick with fruit if you prefer).
Evening Ents Talent shows, campfires, quizzes and much more – your evening entertainment programme gives you the chance to get together with everyone else in your age group and have some laughs.
Bedtime Bedtime. The younger ones go first whilst older groups have time to chill out and chat or watch a DVD. Then it’s lights out and time to sleep ready to do it all over again tomorrow!

Please note this is a sample itinerary for illustrative purposes only. Itineraries will be planned by the centre shortly before your arrival. 

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Beam House
  • Suitable for 10-13 year olds
  • Suitable for 13-16 year olds

Beam House

Beam House is our hideaway set in North Devon and the home of our specialist surfing holidays. Close to some of the best beaches in the UK.

Boreatton Park
  • Suitable for 7-10 year olds
  • Suitable for 10-13 year olds
  • Suitable for 13-16 year olds

Boreatton Park

Based in Shropshire with the biggest range of activities and almost everything is on site. With excursions to Alton Towers and Drayton Manor.

Caythorpe Court
  • Suitable for 7-10 year olds
  • Suitable for 10-13 year olds
  • Suitable for 13-16 year olds

Caythorpe Court

In beautiful rural Lincolnshire, not far from Sherwood Forest and just a few miles from Grantham, Caythorpe Court is a great holiday destination.

Dalguise
  • Suitable for 7-10 year olds
  • Suitable for 10-13 year olds
  • Suitable for 13-16 year olds

Dalguise

Between Dunkeld and Pitlochry at the heart of Perthshire’s ‘Big Tree Country’ you will find PGL's Dalguise - explore the rugged Scottish highlands.

Hillcrest
  • Suitable for 7-10 year olds
  • Suitable for 10-13 year olds

Hillcrest

Our homely centre in the Wye Valley near Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire is perfect for younger children and those experiencing PGL for the first time.

Liddington
  • Suitable for 7-10 year olds
  • Suitable for 10-13 year olds
  • Suitable for 13-16 year olds

Liddington

In a superb rural location, whilst still only being a few minutes from junction 15 off the M4 in Wiltshire, Liddington is easy to get to and offers over 20 activities.

Little Canada
  • Suitable for 7-10 year olds
  • Suitable for 10-13 year olds
  • Suitable for 13-16 year olds

Little Canada

Great waterside location on the Isle of Wight - perfect for an island adventure! Just a few minutes drive from the regular Fishbourne Ferry.

Marchants Hill
  • Suitable for 7-10 year olds
  • Suitable for 10-13 year olds
  • Suitable for 13-16 year olds

Marchants Hill

One of our most popular centres, close to London near Hindhead in Surrey with over 20 activities on site including the amazing powerfan.

Osmington Bay
  • Suitable for 7-10 year olds
  • Suitable for 10-13 year olds
  • Suitable for 13-16 year olds

Osmington Bay

Situated right by the sea at the heart of Dorset’s World Heritage ‘Jurassic Coast’ just outside Weymouth. With access to a beautiful pebble beach.

Tregoyd House
  • Suitable for 7-10 year olds
  • Suitable for 10-13 year olds
  • Suitable for 13-16 year olds

Tregoyd House

In a stunning rural location on the edge of the Black Mountains in the Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales. Home to our Horse Riding and Trekking Pro holiday.

Windmill Hill
  • Suitable for 7-10 year olds
  • Suitable for 10-13 year olds
  • Suitable for 13-16 year olds

Windmill Hill

Near Hailsham, East Sussex, only two hours from Central London 45 minutes from Brighton and one hour from the Channel Tunnel.

Winmarleigh Hall
  • Suitable for 7-10 year olds
  • Suitable for 10-13 year olds
  • Suitable for 13-16 year olds

Winmarleigh Hall

Winmarleigh Hall in Lancashire is conveniently located near Preston, an hour from Manchester and Liverpool and three hours from Glasgow.

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