For more information or to sign up go to or call 0800 197 8010

To speak to the Watford FC CSE Trust team directly, email or call 01923 496271 

National Citizen Service (NCS) is the country’s fastest-growing youth movement, a rite of passage for all teenagers aged 15-17 to discover who they are and what they can do. It’s your chance to explore, be inspired and find your passion. Nearly 500,000 young people have already taken part – will you be next?

NCS is a four-phase programme specifically designed to provide you with all sorts of new experiences. Whether you’re a daredevil or creative genius, talkative or more reserved, you’ll be surprised by how much you’re actually capable of, coming away with a host of new skills and bags of confidence. If you want to boost your UCAS statement or CV, meet incredible people, get your voice heard, gain a First Aid qualification and have a lot of fun while you’re at it, then NCS is for you. 

Watford Football Club's Community Sports and Education Trust (the Trust) is the delivery partner for NCS in Watford and Three Rivers and deliver generic Summer and Autumn programmes, as well as bespoke programmes with local colleges and schools. With a proud history of delivering the programme for the last seven years, incorporating a number of local partners such as Intu Watford, Metro Bank and a number of local charities, matched with a dedicated, enthusiastic and highly qualified team of staff, the Trust is confident of delivering a programme that enables you to create amazing memories, learn new skills and acheive all you want to acheive! 

Dates and venues for 2020 announced:

Watford and Three Rivers

Wave 1 = 15/06 – 10/07

Wave 2 = 29/06 – 24/07

Wave 3 = 13/07 – 07/08

Wave 4 = 03/08 – 21/08 (3 week programme, misses out week 3)

1st week, Minehead

2nd week, Brunel University

3rd week, Vicarage Road Stadium (TBC)

4th week, local community


Wave 1 = 20/07 – 07/08 (3 weeks)

1st week, New Forest

2nd week, Brunel University

3rd week, local community