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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

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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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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

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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

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NCS Courese Leading (Week 2)

At the end of July, I was course leading a National Citizen Service Activity Residential for Condover Hall and it proved to be quite a challenging week. We had 350 NCS participants plus staff engaged in various activities throughout the week … 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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Instructing For Arthog Outreach

Due to unforeseen circumstances, I only managed one day at Arthog Outreach this week but what a cracker it turned out to be. A fantastic trip on the River Severn starting and finishing from Frankwell in Shrewsbury with rafted canoes. … 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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