Arielle went to North Wales to find out what the new recruits got up to at Bear Grylls Survival School.
Take a look at her photo library below.
Abi moved from Chicago to the UK three years ago and now lives in a small village in Scotland.
Abi admits to having a mischievous side. " I used to get into a lot of trouble when I was younger. I love adventures!"
John loves spending time in the great outdoors as he used to venture into the countryside with his late father.
He thinks Survival School would change him as "I'd probably be a bit skinnier"
A natural peacekeeper, Lauren is enthusiastic about making new friends and is keen to keep the team together. " I just hate when people get bullied, that's just really horrible.
Spending half her life doing sports she's always up for a challenge!
Ashley describes himself as a real chatterbox " but I know when to shut up"
He insists he doesn't get into trouble at school because "no one catches me"
Ashley loves kickboxing and attends a weekly class. He's been going since he was five years old!
Check out this extended trailer for the Brand New series which premieres on CITV.
Get a first look at the challenges that face our Survival School students of 2017. Will they overcome all that Bear and his crack team have in store for them? Tune in to CITV this Saturday 7th January at 8.30am to begin the adventure!
Eugenie knows her own mind and has been taught to speak up when she's not happy about a situation. "If someone is being extremely rude, then I am going to speak up."
She admits she is not as active as she'd like to be and will find Survival School a challenge., however she has the mental strength to see it through and is "determined and willing to give it a go!"
Inspirational Joshua helped design the new Alder Hey Children's Hospital. After spending significant time within the hospital growing up, he devised clever ways to help children and families feel more comfortable during their stay.
He is extremely sporty and physically fit. He believes the enjoyment of taking part in sport is worth all the aches and pains after.
Jasmine is confident she has the inner strength and will power to knuckle down and see it through. She describes herself as a leader type and is a member of the sea cadets.
Twice a week she attends her local club, where she learns skills such as knot work and wild foraging.
Callum believes Survival School will make him more adventurous. He confesses "I'm glued to technology. I use it more than I should"
In the future, he'd like to be a singer, so we may see him leading a sing-song around the camp fire.
Rubie has never been camping before and admits she's likely to find Survival School difficult but is confident that she's up to the task.
When it comes to food she confesses she is a very picky eater, but she hopes the Survival School experience will help her take a more relaxed approach to food.
Jamie took up boxing before secondary school to "stick up for myself" He believes his boxing club has pushed him for the better; "If I had a barrier of where I would stop, they'd push me over that."
He has a fear of heights which affects his normal life and says "i'd love to go on Survival School to try to break my fear and get over it"