February 2, 2023
Meet Our Partners
We wouldn't be able to offer the range of supported activities we do without our ever-awesome partners and supporters. Have a peek below to find out what they do and how they support Edge Adventures help make our adventures epic!
Edge 'Innovation for Autism' - Believe, Transform, Achieve
Edge Autism specialises in working with young autistic and learning-disabled people aged 18-35, using a person-centred approach. This means young people can set and achieve their own measurable outcomes, supported by our specialist team. Allowing young people to realise and take pride in their own success.
Edge Autism specialises in assisting clients to achieve their dream of independent living. Their goal is to provide their clients with life skills and a re-integration back into their community, as well as enhancing and supporting their hobbies, skills and talents.
Whether the goal is to try something for the first time or make new friends, gaining essential life skills and the confidence to gain more independence is a given when supported by TeamEdge.
Visit Website: https://edgeautism.com/
Disability Snowsport UK
Disability Snowsport UK (DSUK) believe that taking part in adaptive snowsport has the power to transform a person's relationship with not just their disability but with all aspects of their lives.
DSUK believe that everyone has the right to access snowsports unique benefits regardless of their disability, injury, or experience. Whether this is physically, mentally or socially, snowsports can and will positively impact your life. Not sure what skiing or snowboarding will look like for you, then follow this link to their website to see our equipment and disciplines - https://www.disabilitysnowsport.org.uk/adaptive-disciplines
DSUK operate snowsport schools at various locations throughout the UK and deliver opportunities to ski and snowboard in a mountain environment worldwide.
Edge Adventures has just announced our brand new partnership with Lothian Disability Sport - Learning Disability group. 2022 promises to be very exciting as this collaboration enables even more autistic and learning disabled young people to achieve their dreams through sport, adventures and the great outdoors. The partnership is focused on wellbeing and positive outcomes associated with being outside and trying new, fully supported activities. Edge Adventures and LDS Learning Disability are hoping to create a supported community that will ease the isolation imposed by the pandemic, as well as help the athletes make new friends and reconnect with old ones.
ARC Scotland & Scottish Transitions Forum
Visit the Scottish Transitions Forum Website - http://scottishtransitions.org.uk Follow the Scottish Transitions Forum on Twitter - @Scotranfor
Visit the ARC Scotland website - http://arcuk.org.uk/scotland Follow ARC Scotland on Twitter @ARCScot
Are you aged 16-25, and living with a disability in Scotland? You could be eligible for up to £4,000 in funding, for up to 1 year, from the ILF Scotland Transition Fund! ILF Scotland can support you to try new activities and experiences that will enhance your independence, confidence and help you to spend more time with other people.
The funding can be used to help you participate in activities that you may not have been able to take part in before that will help you to become independent and #TrySomethingNew! You can see some ILF Scotland Transition Fund stories and find out how to apply here.
Growth is a brand new and exciting animation studio based in Edinburgh and the team are passionate about telling their stories! After meeting in university and all specialising in different techniques, they decided to come together and start this exciting new chapter of their careers.
As a studio, Growth believe that they have a responsibility to inspire the next generation of animators and creatives and they want to develop a fun and unique workshop programme that young people can get on board with.
Visit their website: https://www.growthanimation.co.uk/
Able 2 Adventure is a mobile outdoor activity provider for people of all ages and abilities based in the Cairngorms National Park, Scotland.
This means they use adaptive equipment and a 'can do' approach to make the outdoors accessible to all.
Visit their website: https://www.able2adventure.co.uk/
Edinburgh Self Storage
Edinburgh Self Storage is located in the landmark Jenners Depository, off Balgreen Road, in the Murrayfield area of central Edinburgh. Individual self storage units in Edinburgh for home and business users. Whether it is used for long term self storage in Edinburgh such as stock or archive documents, or short term self storage space while you move home Edinburgh Self Storage has the most flexible self storage solution for you. The self storage units are offered with free and unlimited access during long opening hours. Storing with Edinburgh Self Storage is easy with a convenient central location, flexible terms, and easy ample parking.
Visit their website: https://www.edinburghstorage.co.uk/
CrimboTrees offer real Christmas Trees in Edinburgh from the landmark Jenners Depository on Balgreen Road. There is free parking and easy access so why not come down with all the family to choose your perfect real Christmas Tree in Edinburgh from their extensive display (see website for store opening days/times).
CrimboTrees grows and partners with small Scottish tree growers who only supply premium quality trees to our customers. Growing our trees locally also reduces their carbon footprint (no cross-channel transportation), is more sustainable and, overall, is better for the environment.
CrimboTrees proudly supports Maggie's Edinburgh and donates £5 for every tree sold.
Visit their website: https://www.crimbotrees.co.uk/
Musselburgh Rugby Football Club was formed in 1921 and has had its home at Stoneyhill in Musselburgh since 1951. Musselburgh RFC is a strong community-based club offering opportunities for all interested to participate in the game of rugby union football.
Their mission is to promote, foster and develop the game of rugby in Musselburgh and the wider community and support all players, coaches and volunteers in their pursuit of excellence, whilst maintaining respect for the club’s history and embracing the club’s core values of Integrity, Respect and Inclusion.
They aim to be a thriving and welcoming community based club for all regardless of age, disability, ability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexuality. They will strive to provide an environment that allows individuals and teams to be the best that they can be and to develop in a safe, inclusive and fun environment.
Visit their website: https://www.musselburghrfc.com/
Travel Counsellors - Kirstie Thompson
Kirstie Thompson is our Independent Travel Counsellor, based at Cousland, just outside Edinburgh. Kirstie became a Travel Counsellor because she believes in providing an outstanding and personal service, and so do we. Being independent means not only can Kirstie book any kind of package, flight, cruise or hotel stay, it means we can tailor-make a completely individual experience that will create lifelong memories.
Travel Counsellors offer 100% financial protection, so you can have total peace of mind.
Badaguish Forest Lodges & Speyside Trust
Badaguish is a place where you can explore and develop new and exciting skills in safety, amidst the beautiful forest and mountain scenery of the Cairngorms National Park in the Scottish Highlands. Situated in a woodland clearing of the Glenmore Forest, it's a quiet and idyllic space from which we base our adventures.
Badaguish Forest Lodges and Speyside Trust's ethos is committed to "Access for All" and has a range of fully accessible accommodation and facilities that have been purpose-designed to meet the needs of friends, families, youth, education, and community groups.
Visit their website: https://badaguishoutdoorcentre.org/
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