Friday’s S6 Outdoor Education Challenge was held at Yellowcraigs in freezing fog. Teams from North Berwick, PL, Ross High and Knox had to navigated their way around the beach and woods; competing against each other on a number of problem solving tasks such as building a tower (pictured), fire-lighting, orienteering and blind-fold archery.
Highlights included North Berwck demonstrating some fine initiative; using their lip-balm to help with the fire-lighting task in very damp condition. A team from Ross High was was one of the few who successfully completed the Crack-the-Code task – and managed to keep their socks dry! The teams from PL were competing under high pressure; hoping to continue the clean sweep that PL have had in the previous four events.
In the end though a Team from Knox were victorious – managing to win the all-important final task; constructing a catapult and lobbing a tennis call further than any of the other teams.
The next, and final, secondary school challenge event is the S2 and will be held on the 10th of February at the John Muir Park
Click here for more photos in the gloom …