Smuggler 2015 Final Update

Smuggler 2015 Final Update

The grand final challenge for our smugglers was to construct their own raft and set sail to capture a shipwreck. Needless to say the high seas were awash with swashbuckling action! We returned blissfully to our camp to enjoy our last dinner before striking the camp and getting on the coach early the next day. […]

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Smuggler 2015 2nd Update

Our first day of activities was yesterday, the basecampers went on a local exploration hike of the area which took in some points of interest and of course some thoroughly enjoyed swimming in the sea.  Whereas the ascent group did some coasteering and climbing along the Jurassic coast. The hikers chilled out at the Aggelstone […]

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Smuggler 2015 1st Update

All action here on the Smuggler trip! The smugglers have settled in well with their tents pitched all by themselves in both basecamp and ascent groups. The basecampers have a hand made foliage entrance made by some of the group complete with fairy lights! The ascent group are right at home in their own camping […]

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Kids on River Medway Canoeing Expedition

GEMS Hampshire Yr 7 & 8 2015

After an afternoon of kit faff and shopping, we are finally on the water and heading through Tonbridge. We are just about to tackle our first canoe slide and should be at the campsite by 6pm. Second Update Day 2 on the river Medway. A good night at Oak Weir last night after dinner of […]

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FHS Yr 9 Smuggler 2015 Final Update

Our final night on camp and the girls having finished their activities for the day are enjoying a relaxing swim in our lake. We had some rain today but that did not dampen our spirits with the canoeists singing along to the paddle strokes, the hikers enjoying a swim in the sea along with some […]

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FHS Yr 8 – Buccaneer 2nd Update

The warm weather continues, but we’re taking care to use sunscreen and sun hats so we don’t get too hot! Thankfully there’s a bit of a breeze on the water which helps to keep us cool. Today sees the group embark on an enormous game of Buccaneer. Tomorrow we hope to have a quick trip […]

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FHS Yr 7 Sherpa 2015 2nd Update

On the second day of activities the girls attacked their daily tasks with enthusiasm and still had enough energy to make a delicious dinner, practice their part in the talent competition and play a brilliant wide game in the dark! Looking forward to telling all our tales when we get home on Friday. – Christabel […]

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FHS Yr 9 Smuggler 2015 2nd Update

Our first day on our Smuggler Adventure activities and the girls were split into three groups and went off to do hiking, canoeing and coasteering. The weather was simply gorgeous as the girls walked off to their activities. In the morning we ran a basic knife skills session along with a introduction to fire lighting […]

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