Category Archives: Freelance

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 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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Working for Arthog Outreach

Its always good working for Arthog Outreach and this week was no exception! The Wrekin is a prominent land mark in Shropshire and I visit the summit fairly regularly with groups. Sometimes, just for fun and other times for educational … Continue reading

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Instructing For Arthog Outreach

This week at Arthog Outreach, was a continuation of Team Building Sessions to Years 3 and Year 4. Two different groups and a whole set of new challenges. This all helps to keep everything fresh and ensures everyone has a … Continue reading

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Another Week at Arthog Outreach

This week at Arthog Outreach, I have been delivering Team Building Sessions to Years 3 and Year 4. Its been great to see them work using their new skills to work together and achieve their tasks. Judging by the smiley … Continue reading

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Instructing For Arthog Outreach

Following in the footsteps of Scott of the Antarctic – a themed walk in the Shropshire Countryside. Continue reading

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Instructing For Arthog Outreach

Its always fun working for Arthog Outreach and towards the end of September, I was leading a caving trip to Ogof Llanymynech and a minibeast hunt on Earls Hill. Caving at Ogof Llanymynech Its a good job that I enjoy … Continue reading

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Working For Arthog Wales

A change is as good as a rest so it was with great enthusiasm that I headed off to Arthog Wales for a weekend of gorge walking, canoeing and climbing with some trainee teachers from Telford. A fabulous opportunity to … Continue reading

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Mountain Leader Assessment

Earlier in the week, I was working for Paul Poole Mountaineering on a Mountain Leader Assessment course. The theme for the day was efficient movement in the mountains, security on steep ground with and without the rope and a mighty … Continue reading

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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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