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Oxfordshire Team Building

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...

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New Qualifications for Activity Coach

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...

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Shop with Amazon and Support A+

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 with the added benefit that ...

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Oxfordshire Activity Holiday

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 ...

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Adventure Plus Supports Clanfield Pre-School

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 ...

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Robert Courts MP Visits Adventure Plus

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...

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Meet the Team

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...

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Adventure Plus Ski 2018

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. ...

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Conservation at Adventure Plus

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...

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Outdoor Activities for Children with Additional Needs

Monday, February 26, 2018

Adventure Impact Reaching Vulnerable Children It's been a busy start to the year for Adventure Impact (AIM), the specialist unit of Adventure Plus. We've been meeting up with some amazing organisations and planning ways of reaching more vulnerable children and those with additional needs by providing opportunities for outdoor fun and activities. Last week we met with Sarah and Rowan from 'Where The Fruit Is' an organi...

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