Category Archives: Canoeing

Arthog Outreach – Easter Holiday Activity Club

During the second week of the Easter Holiday, I was assisting with the Arthog Outreach – Activity Club. It was a challenging week but an eye opener to see the young people develop over the week. There were bushcraft, climbing, … Continue reading

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Instructing For Arthog Outreach

It’s always fun to work with Arthog Outreach. This week was no exception with two fab groups having an adventure. The first group everyone one reached new heights climbing at Grinshill. While the second group mastered canoeing at Simpsons Pool. … Continue reading

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CHMAS – Canoeing on the Llangollen Canal

Sometimes, things just don’t go as planned and alternative plans have to be drawn up. This was certainly the case with this excellent trip. The original plan to paddle on the River Severn needed a change of venue due to … Continue reading

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Instructing For Arthog Wales

Always fun to work at Arthog Wales and this was no exception! Working with a Year 5 group, who undertook team building activities, gorge walking, mountain walking and canoeing. The team building was pretty special moment with everyone doing the … Continue reading

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Canoeing on Llyn Padarn

On a wet and windy weekend in March, Chris was running a couple of canoe sessions on Llyn Padarn for a CCF group. Despite the windy conditions, all had a good time and successfully completed the British Canoeing – Paddle … Continue reading

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Instructing For Arthog Outreach

A very mixed week working for Arthog Outreach and what a cracker it was too! The activities involved, canoeing at Simpsons Pool and a walk up the Wrekin. However, the icing on the cake was a team building for Year … Continue reading

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Canoeing For Arthog Outreach

My last session for Arthog Outreach was a canoeing for a group of Year 5’s. The day was full of unexpected challenges but despite these everyone enjoyed the canoeing. Due to the cold weather, I opted for rafted canoes. This … Continue reading

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Canoeing For Arthog Outreach A Real Outdoor Adventure

This week I was out canoeing for Arthog Outreach with a group of Year 5’s for an outdoor adventure. This was a refreshing change from previous weeks where I  delivering REC first aid courses. To find out more about these … Continue reading

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Instructing For Arthog Wales

It was great to be back at Arthog Wales for a week of activity and a mighty fine week it was too.  Their resilience and perseverance  shone through as they took on the following activities. Team Building Exercises Climbing Gorge … Continue reading

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CHMAS – Canoe Instruction

Here in Shrewsbury, CHMAS has fabulous activity venues on our doorstep so in mid October, we put the River Seven to good use for an introductory canoe session for a local school. The feedback from the session was exceptional and … Continue reading

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