Category Archives: D of E

CHMAS – Bronze DofE Practice Expeditions

In July, CHMAS had 6 teams out in Llangollen undertaking their DofE Bronze practice expeditions and despite the hot weather all teams did extremely well. The evening meals were varied but all of a high standard with many adapted from … Continue reading

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CHMAS – Bronze Qualifying Expedition

For Chris and the team, they are always brimming with pride when they work on our qualifying expeditions and get to see the teams smashing the expedition by using all the skills they learnt from the training and practice expedition … 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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CHMAS – Bronze DofE Presentations

Its always nice to be invited to your teams presentations following their qualifying expedition and as with previous years this years presentations for the Bronze DofE Expedition didn’t disappoint. There was a wide range of topics and lots of laughter as … Continue reading

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CHMAS – Bronze Qualifying Expedition

Back for the second run of a DofE Qualifying Expedition in Llangollen and I still feel very privileged to be part of their expedition. All three teams totally smashed it on the expedition and apart from the obligatory once a day health … Continue reading

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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

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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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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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CHMAS Bronze DofE Training

This weekend CHMAS was provide a Bronze DofE Training weekend for a local school and a good time was had by all who attended. The training consisted of a school based day and then a navigation day on the Long … Continue reading

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CHMAS – Bronze DofE Training

This weekend CHMAS was provide a Bronze DofE Training weekend for a local school and a good time was had by all who attended. The training consisted of a school based day and then a navigation day on the Long … Continue reading

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