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Get Involved

The Youth Ambassadors offer a wide range of activity to get involved in, whatever your age. You don’t need to live in or near a World Heritage Site to participate! Find out more below about our workshops, youth ambassadors clubs across the UK, or our online activities.

For adults, see how we advocate for our young people, and find out more about our adult training activities.

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Joining YAMS

To apply to join the World Heritage Youth Ambassadors, click on the button below to find out how to join!
World Heritage Youth Ambassadors Apply for a Traineeship

Apply for a Traineeship

Our trainees support the delivery of the Young Ambassadors programme locally, in Blaenavon and up to a national level. You will teach other young people about World Heritage and have a voice in managing World Heritage Sites.
World Heritage Youth Ambassadors Edinburgh World Heritage Site

Work in Partnership with us

The World Heritage Youth Ambassadors is a concept that can easily be applied to many different arenas. There are so many ways for organisations to work together with us.

Our Sites

World Heritage Youth Ambassadors Blaenavon


Blaenavon Industrial Landscape was inscribed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2000. UNESCO recognised that “The area around Blaenavon bears eloquent and exceptional testimony to the pre-eminence of South Wales as the World’s major producer of iron and coal in the nineteenth century.


UNESCO added The City of Bath as a 'cultural site' to its World Heritage List in 1987. Bath is included because of its Roman Remains, 18th Century Architecture, 18th Century Town Planning, Social Setting, Hot Springs and Landscape Setting.

World Heritage Youth Ambassadors Bath

Interested in becoming a whyams site?

We have the aspiration for every World Heritage Site in the UK to have World Heritage Youth Ambassadors!  If you have young people interested in World Heritage, you can accreit them through our scheme. Watch out for more information about becoming a site in 2025. 

World Heritage Youth Ambassadors Giants Causeway
World Heritage Youth Ambassadors Hadrians Wall

Hadrian's Wall

Hadrian's Wall is an exceptional example of a linear Roman frontier, encompassing an extensive archaeological landscape which reflects the way resources were deployed in the north western part of the Roman Empire and which displays the unifying character of the Roman Empire, through its common culture.

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