Category Archives: Youth Groups

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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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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CHMAS – Bronze DofE Practice Expedition

Last weekend, CHMAS was running a Bronze DofE expedition in Llangollen for three teams and a mighty fine expedition it turned out to be too. It was great to see all the teams putting their new skills into practice and … Continue reading

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Instructing for Arthog Outreach

What a week at Arthog Outreach! This week, I was running my usual environmental sessions, climbing at Grinshill and canoeing on the River Severn. Environmental Sessions This would be the final week for Class 10 and what a cracker to finish … Continue reading

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CHMAS – Bushcraft Weekend

Last weekend, CHMAS was running a bushcraft weekend for the Shropshire Wildlife Trust and a mighty fine weekend it was too! Over the two days the young people got stuck into the following activities: Shelter making (tarps & natural shelters); … Continue reading

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Working For Arthog Outreach

This week at Arthog Outreach was simply a cracker!  I was leading my usual Environmental Session, climbing at Grinshill and a Canoe Trip on the River Severn. Environmental Session This was the third week of a four week block for … Continue reading

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