Student Challenge - Castaway Island!

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You have been washed ashore on an unknown island…

This 2 day survival challenge will test your mental, physical and team working skills. Aided by Royal Marine Commandos and survival instructors you will need to master starting fires and building shelters before darkness closes in.

Whether you're part of a team, club, society or Rag get in touch if you would like to fundraise for Mind and support better mental health.

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We have a range of dates between Mid April to the end of July, just get in touch to see what dates are available.

Cant do our dates? Or want to have your own bespoke date?

Contact us, and we can arrange a weekend that suits you!

Whats included

  • Return boat transfers to the island
  • 2 days of survival training
  • Experienced survival instructors
  • All meals & drinking water while on the island
  • Basic shelter & accommodation
  • 24/7 emergency support

Our support

We pride ourselves on giving our student advernturers all the support they need, after all you'll be raising important funds to help us make sure that everyone with a mental health problem has somewhere to turn.

  • Welcome pack with everything you need to get you started
  • Mind t-shirt to proudly wear in fundraising and on the challenge
  • Fundraising stash - to kit our your fundraising events
  • regular newsletters to keep you up to date
  • A dedicated fundraising manager who will provide advice and support in the run up to your event

Any questions?

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Any questions?

Take a look at our Students page for more information on getting involved, support for students and mental health training.

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