Blog No# 4 | The Summer of Adventure | A reflection on a bumper season

What a summer! WHAT A SUMMER! Not since 1977-78 can we say we have had a summer period like it. Although one could argue in the mid eighties there were periods of sustained dry weather, conversely, when can we say we had MONTHS of dry, warm and cloudless days which felt like each day rolled into one. It became habit to stick on a pair of shorts and apply suncream.…

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Blog No# 3 | Off to a flyer | Coasteering Explorer

Picture this. Flat calm sea. Warm bright sunshine and dry rock. Falling tide. Just picture perfect conditions for our Coasteering Explorer session last week. After a short walk down the hillside, the session starts with a safety brief on dry land before stepping into the shallow water. This is where we get the wetsuits to work and also explore the rock pools. After progressing onto some small ledge type jumps…

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Blog | No# 2 | Don’t Skip The Intro

Our water sports season started fairly late for us this year where the first group of young people took to the water during our children’s adventure camp around mid April. 12 young people enjoyed a great day out at Glen Trool canoeing with our experienced instructor Miles. We even captured the day using a drone camera thanks to Kevin from CREO. For some, this was their first introduction to paddle…

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Blog | No# 1| Fresh New Look |

Applying for grant funding can be a laborious and nervy time. It’s the metaphorical equivalent of sitting on a high fence. Fall one way and it’s doom and soul searching for a while. With positive news, it can be a leap of faith. Thankfully, the hard work by the board of management paid off when the email dropped into the Adventure Centre for Education inbox. In April 2017, Project Adventure…