Monday and Tuesday of last week saw the ‘Get Set’ phase of our latest ‘Get on Track’ project in Salford get well and truly up and running.
After a successful first stage, the young people, now all comfortable with one another and showing increasing signs of confidence, had the challenge of planning, organising and running a day trip to Rampworx in Liverpool.
Despite sounding like a mere fun day out, a lot of effort and teamwork had to go into this. With only 90 minutes being given to the group to fully arrange this, initiative had to be taken and they divided themselves into smaller groups, so each aspect of the trip could be fully covered.
The day out itself ran smoothly. All involved, who were placed out of their ‘comfort zones’, faced the ramps head-on (literally, in some cases) and some tough characters really shone through, in a way that perhaps wasn’t best seen in the fire station.
Read the full article on the DKH Legacy Trust website here.