Presentation on theme: "Malvern Hills Education Centre Outdoors and Adventurous Residential June 13 th -15th 2012."— Presentation transcript:
Malvern Hills Education Centre Outdoors and Adventurous Residential June 13 th -15th 2012
Teamwork! Going with 4 local schools to fill the whole site, reduce costs and build relationships. o Abbeywood o Dodford o Blackwell o Cutnall Green
Why should we go? Build confidence and self-esteem Develop personal skills – responsibility, independence, organisation, perseverance Improve communication, problem solving and teamwork Develop physical fitness Increase motivation and enthusiasm for learning Exciting new opportunities where everyone can achieve Develop positive relationships Build on friendships and make new ones A memorable experience
Conforms to all NGB (National Governing Bodies) guidelines Fully AALA accredited (Adventure Activity Licensing Authority - government body connected to the HSE) Risk assessments in place for all activities Operated by Worcester County Council Team of professional outdoors instructors – ALL first aid qualified. SAFETY IS PARAMOUNT
Activities Team challenges (building confidence, teamwork and self esteem) Orienteering (developing mapping skills and coordination) Archery Zip Wire Wildwood Walk Low Ropes Adventure Bush Craft Beacon Walk Nightline Climbing
Accommodation Fully central heated Separate dorms for boys and girls. Different sized dorms Boys and girls toilets and showers. Staff bedrooms close by Common Room Kitchen area for snacks and drinks Games room
Food! Children to take own waste free packed lunch for Wednesday lunchtime Catered hot food in the dining room on Wednesday and Thursday evening Catered hot and cold breakfast in the dining room on Thursday and Friday morning Children to make own packed lunch from food provided for Thursday and Friday lunch Bedtime snacks available from our own mini kitchen (toast etc) Hot and cold drinks available all day
Kit List Fleece Warm tops with sleeves Long trousers (track suit type is ideal, jeans take a very long time to dry when wet) Wellingtons T shirts Shorts Underclothes Socks Pyjamas Trainers (old pair)
Kit List Clean shoes/trainers for indoor use in the accommodation. Children with long hair to bring hair ties. Hat for the cold and a hat for the sun + suncream. Water bottle (drinks will be supplied throughout the day) Bin bag for dirty or wet clothes Medication (to be named and handed to teacher) Wash kit and towel Small rucksack No electronic games, phones, expensive cameras or valuables.
Lost Property The Centre cannot be held responsible for lost property. All items of value that are found after a group departs are kept for a few weeks before disposal. Please ensure that ALL ITEMS are clearly marked with name of owner.