180 Degrees Trust is a charitable Trust established in 2007 and managed by a Board of Trustees who are passionate about improving outcomes for the youth of Canterbury.
To positively impact the lives of young people facing educational challenges, empower them to make wise decisions, foster pro-social behaviour, encourage personal growth, and inspire motivation. Through the establishment of meaningful connections with these individuals and leveraging the transformative power of the high country, we catalyse a remarkable transformation, nurturing a positive trajectory in their lives.
Our services utilise the natural environment to challenge at risk youth. We run four individualized learning programmes for young people between 13 and 18 years old which provide weekly 1 on 1 mentoring and many adventures into the outdoors throughout the year.
To offer committed, professional services, which challenge males and females emotionally, academically, and physically
Empower youth to make better decisions
To facilitate personal development through education, training and employment opportunities for youths of appropriate age and disposition
Working with families of participants to improve the quality of their relationships
To empower youth to learn to take responsibility for their actions
To equip youth to obtain a greater sense of self-awareness, and self-confidence
If you would like to become a sponsor or are interested in our youth services please feel free to get in touch via phone, email or using the contact form on this page.