Change Your Summer

Change Your Summer.

Whether you’re a student, parent/guardian or teacher, this is where your journey begins to find out more about NCS.

We, Learn by Design, are your local NCS delivery partner in Cambridge, Luton, Peterborough and Huntingdon.
National Citizen Service (NCS) is a life changing programme
for 15–17 year olds in Year 11 and Year 12.
NCS helps you to build your confidence, your work and life skills and gives you the
chance to make an amazing difference in your local community.
What are you waiting for? …

Choose your dates:

Wave 1: Mon 8th July to Thur 1st Aug 2019 (4 weeks)

Wave 2: Mon 15th July to Thur 8th Aug 2019 (4 weeks)

Wave 3: Mon 22nd July to Thur 8th Aug 2019 (3 weeks)

Wave 4: Mon 29th July to Thur 15th Aug 2019 (3 weeks)

Wave 5: Mon 5th Aug to Thur 22nd Aug 2019 (3 weeks)


Where programmes are 3 weeks long, it runs as follows:
Phase 1: Adventure – Week 1 (Mon-Fri, residential 4 nights)
Phase 2: Discovery, including the planning part of Phase 3 Social Action – Week 2 (Mon-Fri, residential 4 nights)
Phase 3: Social Action – delivery – Week 3 (Mon-Thur)

For Summer 2019 we will be delivering a series of 3 and 4 week programmes. For the 3 week programme, Phase 2 and the first part of Phase 3 (Social Action Planning) will be blended together. Please read carefully the documentation you receive so you are aware of which programme your young person will be signing up to.

To sign up to the NCS programme…
Call our NCS Team: 01827 337237 or 0845 6250050

Or email our team:
Or sign up online by clicking the link below –

Look for Learn by Design as your local delivery partner and have your chosen dates ready.



If you attend school/live outside these areas you can still sign up for ncs – Find out more here