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CHMAS – Bronze Practice Expedition

The first CHMAS DofE Expedition was at the beginning of April in the form of a Bronze Practice Expedition on the Long Mynd. There were three teams out and they all did exceptionally well and it was lovely to see … Continue reading

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Mountain Leader Training at Yr Hafod (Weekend 1)

My first introduction to the mountains was through the Scout Association and I’m happy to give a little back by helping at Scouts Wales activity centre Yr Hafod in North Wales and a few weekends ago,¬† I was staffing the … 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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Scout Terrain 2 – Permit Assessment

On the weekend, I was working for Scouts Cymru at their activity centre in North Wales assessing a few leaders for their Terrain 2 – Hill Walking Permit and a very productive weekend it was too. I’m pleased to say … Continue reading

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Instructing For Arthog Outreach

Last week, I was leading sessions for Arthog Outreach¬†in outdoor education, bushcraft and hillwalking and a lovely week it was too. Environmental Education Working with a Year 3 group on the school grounds we went outside to collect as many … Continue reading

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What A Week at Arthog Outreach

This week at Arthog Outreach I have mostly been leading Hill Walking & Caving sessions and both days were really entertaining. Caving at Ogof Llanymynech This particularly group of Year 5’s were particular keen to go caving despite being a … Continue reading

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Assessing A Bronze DofE Expedition

Last weekend, I was assessing a Bronze DofE Expedition for a local school and despite the cold weather, I was really impressed by how well the young people coped and simply got on with the job in hand. The expedition … Continue reading

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Instructing For Arthog Outreach

It’s been another lovely week at Arthog Outreach which has seen my leading Climbing and Hill Walking Sessions. Walking Up The Wrekin This week is the final week of the Wrekin Walk and I was working with two very different … Continue reading

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Another Week at Arthog Outreach

It’s been another lovely week at Arthog Outreach which has seen my leading the John Muir Award, Climbing and Hill Walking Sessions along with a Birthday Party Surprise. John Muir Award This was the first session of weekly programme and … Continue reading

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Instructing For Arthog Outeach

I can’t believe how quickly September has passed but then again, I have spent quite a lot of time working with my good friends at Arthog Outreach. This week, I was leading climbing and hill walking sessions. Climbing at Grinshill … Continue reading

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