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NCS Course Leading For Condover Hall

Its been a fabulous three weeks facilitating the National Citizen Service (NCS) activity residential at Condover Hall with some 600 young people passing through. The NCS programme is open to all 16 and 17-year-olds in England and it helps to … Continue reading

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Instructing For Arthog Outreach in June

With the hot weather its been an absolute blast working for Arthog Outreach with canoeing, caving and climbing and woodland walks all taking place in the beautiful Shropshire Countryside. Canoe Sessions With the exceptionally warm weather, its been nice to … Continue reading

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Shropshire Wildlife Trust Bushcraft Sessions

Sometimes, its just nice to spend time in the woods to relax and unwind and this was certainly the case providing some introductory bushcraft sessions for the Shropshire Wildlife Trust. The session content included fire lighting techniques (including fire by … Continue reading

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CHMAS at the River Festival

At the beginning of June – CHMAS was at the Shrewsbury River Festival providing Bushcraft demonstrations and getting involved with the Shropshire Wildlife Trusts canoe project (Plastic Fantastic) a canoe made of recycled plastic bottles.

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Adventure With Arthog Outreach

The last couple of weeks at Arthog Outreach has been very enjoyable where I have been leading hill walking, caving, canoeing and bushcraft sessions with a mix of year groups. Each group has its own challenges, special moments and it … 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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Instructing For Arthog Outreach

AIt’s been a cracking week at Arthog Outreach where I was involved in running bushcraft and canoe sessions. Environmental Sessions The topic for this term is the Anglo Saxons and for the final session for this group of Year 4 students … Continue reading

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Instructing at Arthog Outreach

It was a quiet week for me at Arthog Outreach which saw me providing environmental education  sessions with an Anglo Saxon theme. We foraged for resources to make a fire, lit and then made popcorn on the open fire. One … Continue reading

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