RNC Activity Week

  • When: Tuesday 13th to Friday 16th February 2024
  • Who: 14 to 17 years old
  • Location: The Royal National College for the Blind, Venns Lane, Hereford, HR1 1DT
  • Cost: £50
  • Closing date: Friday 19th January 2024

  • RNC are hosting a residential activity camp for young people aged 14 to 17. The residential will be held at The Royal National College for the Blind campus but will involve activities off campus in the local surrounding areas.

    There will be range of different activities on offer such as:

  • VI Sports
  • Trip out to local activity centre
  • Bowling and Pizza evening

  • The residential is designed to encourage young people to socialise and develop independence skills alongside having fun!

    If you are full of energy and like to try something new, come and get involved and meet people of a similar age group.


    Who can apply?

    You must be:

  • Registered blind or partially sighted
  • At least 14 years old on 13th February 2024
  • Aged 17 or under on 16th February 2024
  • Physically, socially and emotionally able to take part independently in a group setting with peers of a similar age
  • Able to communicate your needs independently
  • Able to maintain your own personal hygiene
  • Able to take medication independently (if applicable)

  • The closing date for applications is on Friday 19th January 2024. We will be in contact with participants the week commencing Monday 22nd January 2024 to confirm if they are successful.  

    Click here to read more about the event. 

    Young Person (YP) Details

    YP Gender * Required

    Emergency Contact (EC) Details

    Medical Details

    Eye Condition
    Are you registered blind or partially sighted? * Required

    Independence Skills

    Use of toilet * Required

    Use of bath/shower * Required

    Dressing * Required

    Eating * Required

    Mobility * Required

    Information about you

    Photographs and filming consent
    Declaration, Privacy and Consent (to be signed by the applicant or a responsible person)
    A) I agree to take part in RNC’s activity residential and have read all the information sent to me. B) I acknowledge the need to behave responsibly at all times during the activity. C) I confirm that this form has been completed accurately and I undertake to update organisers should any information contained on the form or personal circumstances change. D) In the event of an emergency/accident, I consent to emergency medical treatment, which may include the use of anaesthetics. E) If at any time during the event it becomes apparent that we are unable to support a young person then arrangements must be made for them to be collected. We are unable to take responsibility for individuals with complex needs including personal care and administering medication. F) By signing this form I consent to RNC using the information supplied for the purpose of administering the named event. All the information will be treated confidentially and made available only to staff working with the participant. We may need to share your details with third-party suppliers in relation to this activity. Contact information will be retained and used for marketing of other relevant services. G) I give consent for RNC to carry out the following in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act (1998) and to store my personal information on RNC’s database and/or any other suitable system.
    Agreement to declaration * Required

    Applicants must be aged 14 to 17 years. * Required

    My relationship to the applicant (if applicable) * Required

    Payment and T&Cs
    By checking this box you agree to pay £50 to attend this activity. If you are offered a place on this activity you will then be required to pay the full amount of £50 to secure your place. By checking this box you also agree to our terms and understand that this payment is non refundable in the event of you withdrawing from the activity. * Required