SOAP go to Knoydart

Last week saw the culmination of this year’s SOAP Program. The group planned a multi-activity expedition; canoes and mountaineering. After buying supplies and packing on Sunday we drove up to Kinlochourn on the monday … the ‘gateway to Knoydart’. A brisk three hour paddle (into the wind) on Monday evening say the group set up …

SOAP selection by rainbow and moonlight

Friday was the selection event for the Secondary Outdoor Adventure Program, or SOAP. This is a year-long programme of courses and activities, delivered by the Outdoor Learning Service, aimed at progressing the skills of senior pupils in outdoor activities. For 2010/11 we are piloting mountaineering skills; bringing together a range of courses and experiences around …

Goodbye Summer

With the clocks finally changing and the whole of the UK returning to GMT (Hoorah – tide tables now much easier to read) – it is time to look back at our summer of Expeditions. From Dof E – Knox Youth Group – Loch Lomond Knox Youth Group completed their Duke of Edinburgh Award Silver …