Latest grants awarded

The trustees met at the beginning of January to consider recent applications and made the following awards:

  • Lancashire Youth Challenge for a 5-day walk along Hadrian’s Wall in summer 2019;
  • Lancaster Boys & Girls Club for 6 outdoor educational activity days during half-terms in 2019;
  • Lancaster Road Primary School for Year 3 pupils to visit Leighton Moss RSPB wildlife reserve in the summer term;
  • Marsh Community Centre for a residential outdoor education trip in summer 2019
  • Morecambe Bay Partnership to work with local primary schools to explore and develop an activity around Sunderland Point, its fishing history and the shoreline during the spring and summer terms;
  • Morecambe Bay Community Primary School for Year 6 pupils to go on a residential outdoor education trip in the summer term;
  • Piccadilly Garden to develop holiday club activities in the outdoors.

Primary schoolchildren to visit RSPB Leighton Moss

The primary aim of the Areti Trust is to put disadvantaged children and young people in touch with the natural world.  At the start of this year it wrote to selected local primary schools offering to fund visits to the RSPB reserve at Leighton Moss, and it is delighted to have received its first application from Morecambe Bay Primary School.