Day Three at Benmore

The weather is great and we are all having lots of fun. We have all been doing a range of activities and are very proud of our achievements. This is what we have been doing today:

“We have been abseiling and gorge walking. It was scary but fun” – Craig,Ben,Jack,Morven and Megan.

“We have been kayaking and orienteering and got a bit wet” – Sam,Holly,Callie,Alice,James and Charles.

“We have been mountain biking and kayaking and are a bit sore now” – Christie and Sarah

“We have been gorge walking and sailing, it was great fun. Mrs Mackay came with us too” – Catriona, Emma

“We have been canoeing and orienteering with Miss Howat. We also got wet!” – Libby,Michael,Joe and Calum

“We have been abseiling and kayaking, it was a challenge.” – Carter, Ewan and Jonathan

“We have been biking and orienteering, it was the best.” – Claire and Liberty

Primary 2/3 Special Person

Primary 2/3 have a special person award which is given out every Friday. The children work hard all week to earn stars for their chart. The person with the most stars takes home Harry the Hippo for the weekend. These 4 children have already been special person. Keep looking for our next special person. 
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Day Two at Benmore


It has been another fun packed day. Here are some of the children’s thoughts.

“Sailing was my favourite activity today” – Jack

“The abseiling was really scary, but when you reached the bottom you had a real sense of pride.” – Sam

“The sailing and biking have been really fun today.” – Ben

“Hi to everyone who didn’t come on camp.” – Emma

“The sailing was really tricky but we soon got the hang of it. ” – Craig

“Biking in the woods was really fun.” – Calum

“The gorge walking was tricky.” – Charles

“It’s all good!” – Michael

“Today I have had good fun biking and abseiling. ” – Libby

“It was very muddy biking today.” – Catriona

“When you sail it is really hard to steer. I nearly crashed.” – Megan

Hi to Ellie, Zack and Ethan, we miss you all, from Primary 7.

Finally a very special mention: Happy Birthday Mum, from Euan.

Primary 7 have arrived at Benmore

We are here and a have arrived safely. Unfortunately internet access is not great, so this post is being published via Edinburgh.

Day one has been a big success, here are some of the children’s thoughts so far:

“We had lots of fun today exploring the grounds and have made many new friends. I am looking forward to the night walk tonight” – Jonathan

“The activities are fun.” – Sarah and Joe

“We had a really nice instructor today. We crawled through tunnels and went exploring” – Holly

“We have to get up really early tomorrow morning” – Liberty (8am!!)

“I have discovered how hard it is to make a bed.” – Alice

“We have met some really nice people from other schools” – Callie

“It is very pretty around here.” – Morven

“Benmore is brilliant” – Claire

“I am looking forward to the activities tomorrow: abseiling and gorge walking ” – James

“The bus journey was quite long” – Carter

“The stairs were very difficult to drag our huge bags up” – Christie

“The bus journey was much quieter while Miss Howat slept” – Holly

Everybody is having a great time and we hope to keep you updated if we can. We already have many great photographs that we will share with you soon.

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