The aims and objectives of our Outdoor Adventurous Activities (OAA) club, that takes place after school on Mondays, are to encourage adventure and creativity in a sustainable and considerate way. Bonding through shared experience and learning to take access with respect, independence and responsibility.
Activities are planned around the following themes:
- Pioneering / Making / Creativity
- Bushcraft sessions, making fires, cooking, making pegs, fences
- Making rope walks, cargo nets, climbing frames, den building, tipi’s
- Environmental / Ecological / Sustainability
- Making beehives, bird boxes, setting out and developing wildlife options ‘on site’. Raising money for wildlife cameras. making composting sites. Growing produce, identifying native species,
- Recycling, repair and maintenance V ‘single use’
- Adventure / Fitness / Wellbeing
- Archery, orienteering, tree climbing, bike sessions, obstacle course, ‘outdoor walks’, tents and campcraft, slack lining
- Empathy / Awareness / Kindness
- Team games, problem solving, individual activity supported by others, trust exercises, group challenges
- Personal Risk awareness and considerations
- First aid sessions
We are very grateful to Parent volunteer, Matt Craig, an experienced outdoor instructor, who will be involved in delivering these sessions with our sports co-ordinator Julie Dean.