Bursaries for groups

Uniquely our bursary scheme, Breaks for Kids, offers up to 50% funding to cover the cost of YHA accommodation and food for children from low income households. We believe that every child has the right to broaden their horizons, skills, confidence and self-reliance during a brilliant residential, whatever their family’s means. No young person should miss out because they cannot afford it.

Charitable fund

YHA’s charitable fund has enabled more than 80,000 less fortunate children to experience new places, learn new skills and enjoy adventures alongside their peers. We’re incredibly proud to have helped enhance these young lives and hope to assist 13,000 more this year alone.

How to apply

Applications are considered on the basis of:

  • The number of children in the group who are entitled to free school meals
  • Permanent resident of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
  • Funding is subject to availability
  • Applications must be received at least eight weeks prior to your stay