The Prince’s Trust’s Team 80 has been congratulated for successfully tackling a personal development challenge.
The programme, run in association with Norfolk Fire Service, , is a 12-week intensive course for teenagers to help them develop personal skills and help the community.
Team leader, Steve Lucas, said: “The course is extremely hard, but very rewarding and worth doing. It’s a brilliant experience and a good qualification to achieve.”
This year, the 12 members of the team had a one-week residential trip to Grafham Water centre in Cambridgeshire.
This gave a chance for the team to bond. After this, there was a four-week community project at Twinkle Tots nursery, South Wootton, where they raised £650.
Next was work experience for two weeks, giving them a feel for real working life. A two-week team challenge followed, when the group visited Goodwins Hall care home, in Lynn and disabled children’s centre in Cambridgeshire, Camplay, where the team raised£300 for its play scheme.
Last week, the team were awarded Level 1 certificate at Lynn Town Hall, presented by West Norfolk mayor Elizabeth Watson.
Mr Lucas, said: “I am extremely proud of them over the last 12 weeks and it has been a hard but enjoyable experience working with them.
“They all done really well and I’m glad that they have recognition for their efforts. A huge thanks to everyone who supported, such as the Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service, Prince’s Trust and all of our members this year”
The Prince’s Trust is looking for more members of its free, Team 80 personal development programme to enrol next month.
For more information you should contact Mr Lucas on 07919492245.