Category Archives: General Interest

Yr Hafod – Terrain 2 Permit Assesssment

Last weekend, I was at Yr Hafod running a Scout Association Terrain 2 Permit Assessment and a mighty fine weekend it was too. I had two candidates who were extremely well prepared and it was an absolute blast working with them. … Continue reading

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Mountain Training – Lowland Leader Induction

      Last week, I attended a Mountain Training Lowland Leader Induction expertly delivered by Bryn Williams, Guy Jarvis, Nicola Jasieniecka and Kate Worthington. The course was a mix of indoor and outdoor sessions and proved to be a really … Continue reading

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MTUK Providor Workshop

Last week, as part of a regular update to work on Mountain Leader (ML) courses, I was at a MTUK Walking Award Provider workshop delivered by Bryn Williams of Mountain Training Cymru (MTC) and a mighty fine course it was … Continue reading

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Another Week At Arthog Outreach

Working for Arthog Outreach is always fun and this week was no difference! I took a group of Year 3’s canoeing and was part of a team providing on onsite activity day for  a Group of Year 6’s. Canoeing at … Continue reading

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Activity Days At The Adventure Ropes Course

Last week, I had a lovely two days working at the Adventure Ropes Course as part of a local school’s activity week. Over the two days, the teams got stuck into the following activities: Abseiling; Adventure Tunnels; Archery; Climbing; Crate … Continue reading

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Another Week At Arthog Outreach

Another good week working for Arthog Outreach where I was leading environmental, canoeing and team building sessions. Environmental Sessions As a continuation of the ‘Theatre Theme, we ventured outdoors to look at fire lighting, which proved to be a very popular … Continue reading

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CPD – Inspiring Environmental Learning

On Saturday, I attended a Mountain Training Association (MTA) workshop led Jim Langley of Nature’s Work on Inspiring Environmental Learning in Cannock Chase. To be honest, I knew Jim provided a good course and this did not disappoint. His knowledge is outstanding … Continue reading

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Another Week At Arthog Outreach

Last week at Arthog Outreach, I was involved in environmental sessions, hill walking and team building sessions and it was another lovely one too. Environmental Sessions This week were back to building model mud hats and despite getting very muddy … Continue reading

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Heartstart Course for Bratton Scouts

Last weekend, Heartstart CHMAS was  running a Heartstart Course for Boreatton Scout Troop and a lovely course it turned out to be too. I’m also really pleased to say that everyone got stuck in to the practical activities and were  all … Continue reading

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Assessor Workshop at PYB

It’s always nice to be involved in some CPD and I was recently at Plas Y Brenin for a Mountain Leaders Assessor Workshop and a mighty fine two days it was too. The first day was spent mainly learning about the … Continue reading

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