Our Charity

BAC is a leading
Northern Ireland Charity

To provide a significant catalyst for youth development and leadership training within communities

BAC is a leading, independent Charity registered in Northern Ireland with extensive experience designing and delivering high quality outdoor adventure and active learning opportunities to support Changing Lives and Building Futures.

Since 1989, BAC has continued to inspire, challenge, and innovate, ensuring that the personal and social development of young people is at the heart of our charitable work. We strive to inspire people across all communities, genders, backgrounds, or abilities who are considered at most disadvantage and the hardest to reach, offering them an equality of opportunity to achieve their dreams and aspirations.

Our Vision

Our VISION is to continue challenging young people to change lives, advance their learning and build a better future.

Our Mission

It is our MISSION to deliver progressive, creative and challenging outdoor adventure learning and accredited award programmes, so that young people can develop the skills, confidence and self-belief to achieve their full potential.

Our Values


BAC will deliver exciting, dynamic and innocative programmes that actively support personal, social and educational development


BAC will promote the highest standards of safety and learning through a workplace culture that encourages continuing professional development and continuous improvement of all working practices


BAC will respect and promote equality of opportunity and expression for all


BAC will operate with honesty and integrity at all times, demonstrating empathy and understanding in our responses to the individual and group needs of our clients


BAC will promote an active culture of sustainability that minimizes the impact of the organization and its clients on our natural and built environment. We will educate our staff, volunteers and clients on the importance of protecting our national wildlife and habitats


It is through strong collaboration with schools, youth and community groups, uniformed organisations, local government, and funding bodies that BAC continues to grow from strength to strength. If you would like to speak with us about how you could benefit from our programmes and activities or to support our charity.

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