About Us...


Charlie Chambers started Adelong Outdoor Education in 2009. She is a professional youth worker with a BA (hons) degree from Exeter University. Charlie has worked in the outdoors for over 15 years and has a passion for adventure. She demands high standards from herself and has an in depth knowledge of Outdoor Learning and Outdoor Leadership. Charlie believes that her company will only be as good as the people she employs and therefore is committed to using only the most expert and experienced instructors to deliver Adelong programmes.

Charlie has been involved in leading expeditions with groups around the world and at home including canoeing in West Africa, mountaineering in Tanzania and vertical caving in Spain. She has recently returned from an 18 month post managing remote wilderness expeditions in Victoria, Australia.
Charlie's love for adventure led her and an all female team to break the world record for the 'fastest decent of the longest river in the British Isles' by open canoe.


Charlie demands high standards from both herself and within her business life, she has many years experience and holds senior level National Governing Body award coaching qualifications for all of the activities she delivers.


Amy Reeson-Sargent joined Adelong in 2012 with a responsibility for administration and finance. Amy is a professional Youth Worker with the JNC National Qualification from Marjon’s University.

Amys youth work skills are a great asset to Adelong, Amy has over 10 years of experience working with a wide variety of groups including dis-engaged and excluded young people, she is able to build positive relationships and ensure that they get the most from their experience with Adelong.

Amy is organised and methodical and has an in depth knowledge of the outdoor industry.

Amy has many years of experience and holds  National Governing Body award coaching qualifications for all of the activities she delivers.




Some of the instructors that you may meet on your adventure with Adelong...