Monday, July 02, 2018
Ever considered the option of a GAP year? We love the
idea and would highly recommend it. We have been running a GAP year programme here at Adventure Plus for many years and are always thoroughly
delighted by the growth and development we see in young lives during their time with us.
A GAP year with A+ is an amazing opportunity for young adults with a love and passion for outdoor adventure activities, young
people and a desire to g...
Monday, June 18, 2018
One of the many highlights of our job is running Team Building sessions with corporate organisations. We were recently privileged to host a Witney based
web design and digital marketing agency, Urban Element for a team building session on the river Thames.
Our brief from Urban Element was to provide a fun day out for their hard working team as a thank you for all their hard work over the past few months and
this is the feedback we hav...
Monday, June 04, 2018
It is always exciting when our Activity Coaches gain new qualifications! Our team work hard to be at the top of their game and getting the official recognition
is an accomplishment that we are proud of.
Mark recently did his Summer Mountain Leader Assessment, through Climb365 - run by Stuart Carter. He will use this to work with DofE groups in wild country and also when taking groups out walking in mountainous regions. With this newly acqu...
Monday, May 21, 2018
We are thrilled to let you know of a new way you can support the life-changing work of Adventure Plus. By placing your online order with AmazonSmile
the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the charitable organisation selected by customers.
There is no cost to charitable organisations or to AmazonSmile customers. The shopping experience is identical to Amazon.com with the added benefit that
Monday, May 07, 2018
We recently hosted our annual TA Easter adventure and
activity holiday for children aged 8-11 years at Windmill Farm in Clanfield.
The 2018 theme was Creation and we loved sharing our beautiful part of the world with children from all over the country, many from central London.
The week was full of amazing adventures and wonderful interactions between our experienced team of Activity Coaches and the excited, enthusiastic
Friday, April 27, 2018
Clanfield Pre-School is a charity led pre-school in our rural Oxfordshire village. Laura Gibney, Administrative Assistant, whose own children attended
the school, is passionate about its future and hosted 2 fundraising events in Clanfield over the Easter.
We are super excited to support such a great initiative and have offered 1 free place at any one of our 2018 Total Adventure holidays as a prize at each event. We look ...
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
It was a great pleasure to welcome Witney MP, Robert Courts to Adventure Plus and Windmill Farm recently. We were able to show him around the
recently acquired land and talk about the development of our Oxfordshire Adventure Base.
This is what he had to say after his visit.
‘I greatly enjoyed meeting local organisation Adventure Plus recently, who kindly
welcomed me to their site in Clanfield. They give young people th...
Friday, March 16, 2018
Our A+ team is growing. We are thrilled to welcome Steve Baker to our GAP year programme and Tom Gee as part of our Conservation and Activity Coach Internship programme.
We asked them a few questions to get to know them a little better and to find out what they are looking forward to this year.
GAP Year Skills Development
Where were you last year? I was studying for my A-levels, then I started working at a Christian cen...
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
One of the winter highlights here at A+ is our Total Adventure Ski trip to the beautiful Swiss Alps. The week in Switzerland is packed with action and adventure in a wonderful Christian environment.
Our accommodation for the week is in the comfortable Hornerpub Appartments in Lauterbrunnen with magnificent views onto the Staubbach Falls. Our A+ team take care of all the catering arrangements providing 3 healthy and substantial meals a day. ...
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Conservation at Adventure Plus
Our Conservation Intern, Sarah Leedham, organised and hosted a Tree Planting day with the help of Conservation Intern Tom and one of our new GAP team Stephen.
Volunteers from Faringdon Rotary, Witney Rotary and the village of Clanfield were
actively involved in this exciting project and helped to plant 900 trees on our new land in preparation for our
for new Adventure Base. The new wildlife...