Monthly Archives: June 2019

Bronze DofE Training

One of the best ways to make sure your training is up to date is to freelance for other companies. Towards the middle of May, Chris was working for a company called First4 Adventure. His first job for them was … Continue reading

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CHMAS – Outdoor First Aid Course

CHMAS is a Rescue Emergency Care (REC) First Aid Provider and May kicked off with Chris running an Outdoor First Aid Course for Arthog Outreach. It was a lively course with lots of fun and learning taking place in an … Continue reading

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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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DofE Silver Expedition Practice

In April, Chris was Course Leading a DofE Silver Training Expedition for Rich Adventure in the Berwyns. The young people were super enthusiastic and took everything in their stride Day 1This has to be one of the wettest days I … Continue reading

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Scout Association – T1 Hill Walking Permit Assessment

A few months back, I was working with three lads from Caerphilly District on a Terrain 1 Permit Training Course. We had a fantastic day but the during the night navigation, the weather turned foul and we needed to tight … Continue reading

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Scout Association – Rock Climbing Permit Training

Chris’ early involvement in the outdoors came from the Scout Association. To give something back he is a Scout Association Rock Climbing & Hill Walking Assessor. In April, he was training and assessing two candidates for a rock climbing permit. … Continue reading

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Bronze DofE Assessing

In April, Chris was assessing two bronze teams for Rich Adventure in the Peak District. It was a fab weekend working with two great teams. All teams successfully completed their expedition in good style and I wish them every success … Continue reading

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Instructing For Arthog Outreach

A quiet week on the instructing front for Arthog Outreach with just one group out for a caving adventure. Ogof Llanymynech was the venue, which is great for beginners looking for an adventure. The group were keen to explore so … Continue reading

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