The Young Volunteer of the Year Award

Posted by Tony Ryan on 01/10/2018
Nina Stirrup climbing at Froggatt Edge on a BMC youth meet in the Peak District.
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The Young Volunteer of the Year Award recognises those young people who have made a significant voluntary contribution to the BMC and its commitment to supporting participation in climbing, hill walking and mountaineering.

The award was established in 2018, and the first recipients were Nina Stirrup and Dan Lane.

Dan Lane, guidebook supporter and National Council rep.

Nina has been a regular supporter of BMC youth meets, and Dan has contributed to the work of the Guidebook Committee and is a National Council rep for the Cymru North Wales area.

READ: The first winners of the BMC Young Volunteer of the Year Award  

Nomination process

Nominees should be under the age of 25 in the year of the award. They should be a role model to other young people, to encourage volunteering in the BMC.

BMC members can nominate a volunteer for the award. A nomination form is available to download from the BMC website towards the end of each year. The BMC Board of Directors is the awarding body, and the award is presented on the occasion of the BMC Annual General Meeting.

Nominate a BMC volunteer for the 2019 Young Volunteer of the Year Award


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