Action4Youth is here for every child and young person, regardless of background or ability. We work to ensure that all have the chance to enter adulthood as positive, confident members of the community. No–one should be abandoned, neglected, deprived of hope, opportunity or aspiration.
Donate now to ensure no-one is left behind.


In the current circumstances most of our services are suspended but we are still here and planning for the coming months. If we can help you, please contact [email protected] for NCS, The Inspiration Programme, mentoring or general enquiries.

For memberships and training please contact [email protected]

For outdoor education or the Duke of Edinburgh Award email [email protected] 

Keep well and keep safe during these extraordinary times

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The Youth Charity for Children & Young People

We are an established  youth charity providing positive, often transformational experiences and activities which inspire children and young people. Our aim is to enable young people of all abilities and disabilities to learn to challenge themselves and work with others – learning what they can achieve rather than what they can’t

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Latest Action4Youth News

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NCS 2020

Despite the challenges 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic have presented, the NCS team have still been able to successfully deliver adapted programmes throughout the year.

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A message from Jenifer Cameron – December 2020

Looking back on the year is a bit different in 2020. We’re looking back on an extraordinary time with very many losses; people, jobs, time, experiences and perhaps not so many gains. We are all approaching the Christmas holidays in weariness as much as seasonal cheer in the knowledge that the many problems Covid leaves in its wake will be waiting for us in January.

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Action4Youth takes conference virtual, with talks from sector experts covering the impact of COVID-19

Action4Youth takes conference virtual

On the 3rd November- 5th November 2020, organisations working to support young people and those from the wider charity and statutory sectors will come together to talk about the impact COVID-19 is having on young people, education and charities.

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Work with Us - the charity for young people

You don’t have to have charity experience to work with Action4Youth, but you do need a desire to take on new challenges that help make a difference to young people’s lives.

As an energetic and growing young people’s charity we are always looking for talented, passionate and motivated people to help us achieve a better life and future for young people in Aylesbury Vale and Milton Keynes.

Current Vacancies


Feb 21
Mar 11

Safeguarding Essentials – 11th March

March 11 @ 19:00 - 21:00


We are grateful for the support by the following grant funders, businesses and individuals.
The Julia Mary Wood Charitable Trust   |  R Godber   |  The Family Works Ltd   |  The Bartle Family Charitable Trust   |   Little Horwood Parish Council   |   Carrington Charitable Trust   |   Alexander & Co   |   APS Financial Ltd   |  K Birkby   |   Rotary Club of High Wycombe   |   The Shanley Foundation   |   Medical   |   Gatherwell Valley Lottery   |   Aylesbury Vale Community Trust   |  National Lottery Community Fund   |  The Parks Trust   |   The EM Macandrew Trust   |   Thames Valley Police    |  The Boutell Bequest   |  Bedfordshire & Luton Community Foundation   |  The Boshier-Hinton Foundation   |  Mobbs Memorial Trust Ltd   |  Red Kite Community Housing Ltd   |  Joan Wilkinson Charitable Trust  |  Garfield Weston Foundation   |  Heart of Bucks – Buckingham Community Foundation   
|  The John Apthorp Charity   |   MK Community Foundation
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Supporting the Covid-19 response

If you need help during the covid 19 crisis, please click on the link below to the organisation which will be best able to help you.

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Young people's charity inspiring young people to become inspiring young people

Everything we do engages the rising generation of our community to work together in helping not only themselves but each other.
It’s about inspiring young people to become Inspiring Young People.

Young people's charity inspiring young people to become inspiring young people

Everything we do engages the rising generation of our community to work together in helping not only themselves but each other.
It’s about inspiring young people to become Inspiring Young People.

Experiences, Activities & Holiday Courses for young people

As a leading youth charity in the Vale of Aylesbury area Action4Youth has the facilities, programmes and experience to deliver positive outcomes for young people. We operate Caldecotte Experience, an outdoor adventure and learning centre where young people can have fun, meet new friends, challenge themselves and achieve great things. From holiday courses and after school courses we offer an extensive range of actives to help personal development, grow confidence, and to learn new skills.

We operate The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award and a number of other programmes such as, the National Citizen Service for the area and the Inspiration Programme. We also represent a membership of youth clubs and organisations throughout the county, giving guidance and support to help their growth and development.

Action4Youth achieving great outcomes by inspiring young people

The shared experience of the activities contribute to a range of outcomes for those who take part, delivering self confidence, personal development and esteem, teamwork, leadership, community engagement and ultimately work readiness.

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