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Field Studies Council: Bringing Environmental Understanding to All

Discover Snowdonia Residential

  • Location: Rhyd-y-creuau
  • Tutor: Centre Staff
  • Dates: Saturday 20 October 2018 to Thursday 25 October 2018
  • Times: 12:00 PM - 10:00 AM
  • Level: Open for Everyone
  • Age Range: 16-18
  • This course is run in partnership with Duke of Edinburgh:

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This course meets the requirements of the Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award Residential, but is open to anyone looking for adventure! Meet new people, develop your skills in the mountains and explore Snowdonia.

The course will provide a range of challenges including climbing and abseiling, teambuilding tasks, mountain navigation, gorge scrambling up a mountain stream, a conservation challenge and an overnight expedition and wild camp (weather permitting). Develop your skills in expedition planning, goal setting, navigation and teamwork, as well as meeting the requirements for the Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award Residential. The course is based at Rhyd-y-creuau in the Snowdonia National Park, an excellent location from which to access a whole host of special environments, and is easily reached by train.

Activities include:

- Rock Climbing
- Abseiling
- Mountain Navigation and climb
- Gorge Scrambling
- Overnight Expedition
- Bushcraft
- Conservation Challenge

Activity Rating ***

The staff at Rhyd-y-creuau have a wide knowledge of the wonderful and inspiring habitats of the surrounding area, and of working with groups of all kinds.

Further Information

About Rhyd-y-creuau
Directions to Rhyd-y-creuau
Course programme

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