Category Archives: Youth Groups

NCS Course Leading

Last week, I was course leading a National Citizen Service Activity Residential for Condover Hall and it turned out to be quite a challenging week but one in which I learnt the subtle art of conflict resolution. We had 110 participants onsite … Continue reading

Posted in Team Building, Youth Groups | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Instructing For Arthog Outreach

This week’s work for Arthog Outreach has seen me running canoeing and caving sessions and an interesting week it was too. Canoeing at Simpsons Pool A pretty challenging day out in rafted canoes at Simpsons Pool. We played lots of games, raced … Continue reading

Posted in Canoeing, Caving, Freelance, Youth Groups | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

MTA – Climbing For All Workshop

On the weekend, I was at the Beacon Climbing Centre in North Wales on a MTA workshop Climbing For All delivered by Graeme Hill and an excellent workshop it was too. The morning was spent looking at the myths and … Continue reading

Posted in Climbing, Team Building, Youth Groups | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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 on a habitat walk and there was much laughter all … Continue reading

Posted in Hill Walking, Team Building, Youth Groups | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

REC Life Saver Course

This week, I was back to deliver the second half of a REC Life Saver and Heartstart First Aid Course. We recapped on the topics of the first week (vital signs, causes of unconsciousness, accident protocols, recovery position and CPR). The topics … Continue reading

Posted in First Aid Training, Youth Groups | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Working 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

Posted in Canoeing, Hill Walking, Youth Groups | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

REC Life Saver First Aid Course

Being a first aid trainer, is for me an absolute pleasure as every course is different and tailored to the clients needs. This week was the first of two sessions to deliver a REC Life Saver and Heartstart First Aid Course … Continue reading

Posted in First Aid Training, Youth Groups | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

CHMAS Bronze Qualifying Expedition

Working on any DofE Qualifying Expedition is for me, such a privilege! Watching the teams you have trained putting it all together and successfully completing their qualifying expedition is pretty special. The teams completed a two day expedition in Llangollen … Continue reading

Posted in D of E, Hill Walking, Youth Groups | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Canoeing, Hill Walking, Youth Groups | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Team Building, Youth Groups | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment