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Bursary Fund

We want everyone to be able to come to CYE events and so our Bursary Fund offers financial help for those who cannot otherwise afford to come. It might be that you need to apply more than once or just this time to help you through a tricky patch; we welcome all applications. Please download and complete the form and then send it back to

We are usually able to offer up to 50% of the event cost for anyone under the age of 25. 

Applications are dealt with by our Admin Manager and one or two seperate charity trustees, other than this, applications are kept private. We will ask for your feedback after the event, however this will always be kept annoymous, and any photos used in conjunction with the bursary fund are of general events rather than specific children/young people that have received awards.

If you wish to donate monthly or give a one-off gift to support this fund please visit our donation page and put ‘bursary fund’ in the ‘details/reference number’ box or contact the CYE office: or 01243 573375 

‘My son and I are so grateful to have received a bursary which made it possible for him to attend a 2 day trip to CYE with his school friends. He was able to enjoy new activities he hadn’t tried before in a safe environment with fantastic staff. He particularly enjoyed the sailing which he now wants to continue! He has made memories with his friends that will last a lifetime and gained some experience of independence in preparation for moving up to senior school. Thank you CYE and the bursary scheme for giving him this opportunity.’

‘I cannot thank your great team enough for the most fantastic 2 days my son had. Due to the coronavirus lockdown etc he has missed out on so much and his confidence had deteriorated, the award was much needed. He had so much fun and the staff built his confidence when he was nervous doing a few things. He almost burst with excitement telling me all the fun things that he had done. It was a joy to hear. We will be hopefully booking up next year so he can enjoy the whole camp over experience.’

‘Please can you pass on my thanks to all the team who facilitated & ran the activity day today. My oldest daughter said it was the best thing she’s done so far this year. She absolutely loved every moment of it! Oh and my other daughter is a leftie and it was so refreshing to hear from her she was accommodated at every part of the day with left handed equipment. She also had an absolute blast of a day. Please also pass on our thanks & gratitude for our girls receiving a bursary for their places; it made it do-able then for both of them to attend.

Bursary form

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