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Instructing For Arthog Outreach in June

With the hot weather its been an absolute blast working for Arthog Outreach with canoeing, caving and climbing and woodland walks all taking place in the beautiful Shropshire Countryside. Canoe Sessions With the exceptionally warm weather, its been nice to … Continue reading

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Shropshire Wildlife Trust Bushcraft Sessions

Sometimes, its just nice to spend time in the woods to relax and unwind and this was certainly the case providing some introductory bushcraft sessions for the Shropshire Wildlife Trust. The session content included fire lighting techniques (including fire by … Continue reading

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CHMAS – First Aid Training

Chris is an approved First Aid Provider through Rescue & Emergency Care (REC) and can deliver the following courses: Outdoor First Aid REC Basic (one day), REC Emergency (two day) & REC Advanced (2 day) First Aid At Work Emergency … Continue reading

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Lowland Leader Training With CHMAS

CHMAS is very proud to be a Lowland Leader Provider and we had 6 very enthusiastic candidates on our last course run here in the majestic Shropshire countryside. Day 1 – Sheinton This day was all about looking at the … Continue reading

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CHMAS at the River Festival

At the beginning of June – CHMAS was at the Shrewsbury River Festival providing Bushcraft demonstrations and getting involved with the Shropshire Wildlife Trusts canoe project (Plastic Fantastic) a canoe made of recycled plastic bottles.

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A Weekend Instructing at Big Arthog

A change is as good as a rest so it was great to be instructing for Arthog in Wales and working at some great new venues. There was a mix of gorge walking, raft building and canoeing sessions full of … Continue reading

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CHMAS – DofE Training

As an Approved Activity Provider (AAP) for the DofE Expedition Section, CHMAS was once again providing a full expedition package for a local school in Shrewsbury. We had two glorious weekends in May where the different groups got stuck in … Continue reading

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Instructing For Arthog Outreach In May

Instructing for Arthog Outreach is always fun and this month was no exception! The sessions were very varied and it was great fun to be working with such enthusiastic and inquiring young people. Climbing at Grinshill Working with a variety … Continue reading

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Course Directing a Mountain Leader Training Course

As a recently approved Course Director for the Mountain Leader Award Scheme,  I was delighted to be asked to Direct a Mountain Leader training course for Yr Hafod. There was a real mix of weather over the three weekends from … Continue reading

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Professional Development – Oxygen Therapy Course

CHMAS run a variety of first aid courses and to keep our courses up to date, Chris regularly undertakes Continuous Professional Development (CPD) and his latest CPD was to attend am Oxygen Therapy Course run by Pete Rich of Rich … Continue reading

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