The Eden Project 2018

This summer we ran a brand new residential youth event at the eden project in Cornwall.

13 Little Hearts Matter youth members joined the youth team and had a great time. Two days were spent seeing and experiencing some amazing areas at the Eden project including the rainforest and Mediterranean biodomes. Watching live experiments, eating great food, making new friends and joining in the energy project workshops! Talking about energy levels and how to manage and explain them to others.

Many of our youth members have kept in contact since the residential and great friendships have been made. Some of our youth members are creating a vlog of their experience so keep an eye out for that.

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