Snow Camp is Back on Snow

The charity that helps inner-city kids is running its first residential course out in the Alps since before Covid-19 struck. It has been a huge task to organise and now the rewards are being reaped.

130 young people from the Snow Camp programmes in London, the Midlands, the North-West and Scotland are in Passo Tonale in Italy for the charity’s first residential course in over 2 years.

“It’s great to be back, and the young people are straight into lessons and have a bluebird day for their first ever day in the mountains,” said the founder and director of Snow Camp, Dan Charlish.

“This has been a huge effort to pull off, we are delighted to be out there,” Dan added.

The charity Snow Camp offers disadvantaged youth aged between 13 and 21 the opportunity to participate in snowsports, complete courses, and it provides mental health support to those who need it.

For a look at the work of snow-camp see this earlier PlanetSKI article as our reporter Justine Gosling attended one of its main fund-raising events, The AJ Bell Crans-Montana Marathon, held in Crans-Montana in Switzerland back in February.

She spoke to one of the charity’s graduates, Elisha Davenport, at the event.

Elisha Davenport – photo c/o Snow Camp

And for more information on Passo Tonale, PlanetSKI’s Ian Davis reported from the resort back in January.

We’ll be getting some updates from the course across this week so do check back…

Image c/o Snow Camp

Image c/o Snow Camp