NCS Summer 2022 Information

Pre-departure Parent/ Guardian Information Evening

We strongly advise you to attend this as we give you all the important information ahead of the programme. 

If your teen is starting on 4th or 18th July:

Monday 27th June

To Book:

5:30 pm session: CLICK HERE

6:30 pm session: CLICK HERE

If your teen is starting on 1st August or 15th August:

Monday 25th July

To Book:

6pm session: CLICK HERE

These sessions are recorded so please let us know if you can't attend so we can send the recording to you.

Before you go...

Bag Drop

Bag drop will take place the week prior to your departure. We do this so that we depart on time, we can be pre-packing the bus whilst your teen is meeting their team!

Monday - Thursday

10am-4pm - (Wednesday's 10am-6:30pm)

Yorkshire House

66 Leopold Street


S1  2GZ

(The door next to Yorkshire Building Society)

Arrival time on departure day

Arrive at Element Society for 9:30am. 

Please arrive on time for to ensure we can get you signed in and ready to go!

Programme Updates

Updated Welcome Packs are now on your MY NCS Portal.

If you are still struggling to access this, please email:- [email protected]

NCS Kit List

Use this as a guide on what to pack. We advise that you do check the weather before packing if you need to adapt what bring. 

  • T-shirts
  • Sweatshirts/ Hoodies
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof jacket / coat
  • Night clothes / Pyjamas
  • Socks and underwear - 1-2 sets of each per day
  • Trousers/ Jeans/ Joggers
  • Activewear: Leggings/ Stretchy trousers for Self Defence session
  • 2 Pairs of trainers (one will get wet)
  • Swimming costume / trunks (to go under clothes during water activities)
  • Towel
  • Hat or cap
  • Water bottle!
  • Toiletries: shampoo, deodorant, toothbrush, toothpaste, shower gel etc
  • Any prescribed medication
  • Sun cream
  • Bin bag (for wet clothes)

Code of Conduct

NCS is all about defining yourself, breaking the mould and showing the world exactly what you are capable of. To ensure that everyone gets the chance to have an incredible summer, we do have a few guidelines to help you feel safe, secure and make sure everyone is treated with respect. Please follow these guidelines during your time on the programme, as breaking them might result in you being asked to leave. By coming on the programme, your young person is agreeing to the code of conduct.


Have respect for everyone and everything, including yourself.

No bullying

Physical, verbal and cyberbullying will not be tolerated.

Zero Tolerance

Your NCS experience is a drug and alcohol-free zone. But trust us, you'll be having so much fun that you don't need them!

Hands To Yourself

We understand that you'll be meeting new people, and might even find someone you like. However, sex - and other sexual activity - is not permitted on your experience. Keep yourselves to yourselves and get to know them in a strictly PG way ;)

Include everyone

Don't leave anyone out. It's your chance to make new friends and meet all kinds of different people!

Site rules

Please stick to all the site rules of where you will be staying or working. No weapons. This includes pen knives.


Keep noise levels low in public spaces and be mindful of others. Please do not swear.

Be positive

Give everything your best shot! You never know until you try!

Have an amazing time!

We want you to have the summer of a lifetime. So if you have any concerns or just need to talk, our friendly staff will be on hand at all times.

NCS is a NUT FREE programme with Element Society. Please do no bring any type of nuts.