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Instructing For Arthog Outreach

Working for Arthog Outreach is always fun and this my first real week back was an absolute pleasure! I took a group of Year 3’s canoeing and a Group of Year 5’s hillwalking and there was much laughter all around. … Continue reading

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NCS Course Leading (Week3)

During the first week of August, I was course leading a National Citizen Service Activity Residential for Condover Hall and it proved to be quite a challenging week. We had over 200 NCS participants plus staff engaged in various activities throughout … Continue reading

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NCS Courese Leading (Week 2)

At the end of July, I was course leading a National Citizen Service Activity Residential for Condover Hall and it proved to be quite a challenging week. We had 350 NCS participants plus staff engaged in various activities throughout the week … Continue reading

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CHMAS – Navigation Training

A cracking day teaching fundamental navigation skills to a DofE group, who needed a little top up after their practice expedition. The day was based on the 5D’s navigational strategy and by the end of the day all the group … Continue reading

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ML Training Course

Last week, I had a thoroughly enjoyable time working alongside Paul Poole on an Mountain Leader (ML) training course. The week broadly speaking was broken down as follows. Day 1 – Introduction to navigation, navigational strategies & micro navigation Day … Continue reading

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CHMAS Canoe Trip on the River Severn

Today, CHMAS was running a canoe trip on the River Severn for the Shropshire Wildlife Trust as part of their Growing Confidence Initiative and a lovely trip it turned out to be too. We had 9 young people and 2 staff on the … Continue reading

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NCS Course Leading

Last week, I was course leading a National Citizen Service Activity Residential for Condover Hall and a mighty fine week it was too. I would even go as far as to say this week was the best of the all the NCS … Continue reading

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Final Week of the Summer Term For Arthog Outreach

A nice end of term week for me at Arthog Outreach and in my opinion just as it should be! My week consisted of my regular environmental learning session, a spot of caving and then for the finale a climbing … Continue reading

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Course Directing For The Adventure Ropes Course

On Tuesday, I was a course directing an activity session for the Adventure Ropes Course for 100 Year 8 students and despite the damp weather a good time was had by all. We had all the elements of the Ropes … Continue reading

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CHMAS at the Adventure Ropes Course

On Monday CHMAS was running an activity session for the Free Church of Scotland at the Adventure Ropes Course and a mighty fine session it was too. During their time with us the got stuck into the following activities: High Ropes … Continue reading

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