Grants awarded January 2023

  • £2,400 to Lancashire Association of Boys and Girls Club for summer outdoor activities.
  • £10,040 to Lancashire Youth Challenge for their summer challenge expedition in the Lake District.
  • £16,120 to Larksfoot CIC for free forest school holiday places for FSM children.
  • £15,330 to Morecambe Bay Partnership for primary school pupils to explore the landscape around Cockerham.

Plus ongoing funding for primary school pupils to visit RSPB Leighton Moss.

Further grants awarded

The Areti Trust has also agreed the following grants:

  • £12,206 for children from less well-off families to attend the Forest School Holiday Club organised by Larksfoot CIC
  • £25,925 to Arnside & Silverdale AONB for “Into The Woods” – a full-year programme for pupils from Chadwick School PRU.


  • Between June 2021 and March 2022, 875 schoolchildren from 12 local primary schools visited RSPB Leighton Moss, class by class, enjoying a day of discovering and learning about birds, minibeasts and what lurks beneath the surface of ponds. The Areti Trust is grateful to the Learning Team at Leighton Moss for connecting children with nature again after lockdown with such enthusiasm and heart.


  • Junior members of the Lancaster Boys’ and Girls’ Club had outdoor day visits during half term. As is the tradition, it did rain, but that didn’t stop the enjoyment.
  • The Areti Trust recently awarded £2,750 to Skerton Community Association for 50 young people to go on a summer residential trip to an outdoor activity centre for a week.