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A New Term – Instructing For Arthog Outreach

The summer now seems like a distant memory and it’s been good to be back working for Arthog Outreach, which has mostly been ascending the Wrekin with various year groups. The Wrekin In The Roman Times – Year 5 An … Continue reading

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CHMAS – Bronze DofE Qualifying Expedition

Early in September, CHMAS had 40 young people out on a Bronze DofE Expedition in Llangollen and I’m pleased to say all the teams successfully completed their expedition is some pretty inclement weather! It always gives us a real buzz … Continue reading

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A Weekend Instructing at Big Arthog

A change is as good as a rest so it was great to be instructing for Arthog in Wales and working at some great new venues. There was a mix of gorge walking, raft building and canoeing sessions full of … Continue reading

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CHMAS – DofE Training

As an Approved Activity Provider (AAP) for the DofE Expedition Section, CHMAS was once again providing a full expedition package for a local school in Shrewsbury. We had two glorious weekends in May where the different groups got stuck in … Continue reading

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Instructing For Arthog Outreach

Its been a busy few weeks at Arthog Outreach which has seen me having a smashing time breaking up the ice for canoeing, battling against the wind for a hill walking and team building activities for Years 3 to Year … Continue reading

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Working For Arthog Outreach

Another good couple of days working for Arthog Outreach, which has seen predominantly leading team building sessions, something I have come to realise I am exceedingly good at. Year 3 / Year 4 Team Building In the morning, I delivered … Continue reading

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Instructing For Arthog Outreach

Last week my sessions for Arthog Outreach were climbing and canoeing and both were very enjoyable sessions indeed. Climbing At Grinshill This is the second day of a multi day programme for this group of Year 5’s and they were quite … Continue reading

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Canoeing for Arthog Outreach

This week at Arthog Outreach was possibly the wettest canoes session I have ever run! Not through people falling it but in terms of the weather. Despite it being the first session out of  four, the group didn’t complain too much about the … Continue reading

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NCS Course Leading

Last week, I was course leading a National Citizen Service Activity Residential for Condover Hall and it turned out to be quite a challenging week but one in which I learnt the subtle art of conflict resolution. We had 110 participants onsite … Continue reading

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Instructing For Arthog Outreach

This week’s work for Arthog Outreach has seen me running canoeing and caving sessions and an interesting week it was too. Canoeing at Simpsons Pool A pretty challenging day out in rafted canoes at Simpsons Pool. We played lots of games, raced … Continue reading

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