Two courses for those interested in organising and assessing Duke of Edinburgh award courses in East Lothian will be run in January 2013. Courses will be based at the East Lothian Council Outdoor Learning Service. These DofE accredited courses are essential learning for those embarking on D of E programmes. Duke of Edinburgh Expedition Supervisor… Continue reading Outdoor Learning – Duke of Edinburgh Expedition Supervisor and Assessor Training Jan. 2013
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CVS Action Earth Grants 2012 (Scotland)
CSV Action Earth which aims to empower people in Scotland to make a positive difference to the quality of their lives has announced that it is running two grant schemes in 2012 which are looking to increase numbers of volunteers on locally based environmental projects. These are the CSV Action Earth Awards which offer grants… Continue reading CVS Action Earth Grants 2012 (Scotland)
Newhailes’ Green Learning Festival returns for another year, with new workshops to choose from.
Green Scene is a two-day event for primary schools. It is taking place on the 11th September for P2 to P4 classes and 12th September for P5 to P7 classes. During their visit school groups attend three workshops. Each one lasts an hour and is provided by different heritage and environment organisations. Classes are usually… Continue reading Newhailes’ Green Learning Festival returns for another year, with new workshops to choose from.
National Navigation Award SiIver 28th and 29th April
Still places available on this weekends national navigation award course being run by East Lothian Council Outdoor Learning Service. Would you like to enhance your enjoyment of the countryside? Would you like to develop sound navigation skills and practice including planning your own walking routes? Would you like to gain confidence at map reading whether… Continue reading National Navigation Award SiIver 28th and 29th April
Fancy a run in the Woods?
Over the next two days your Outdoor Learning Service is hosting Primary and Secondary Orienteering Competitions at John Muir Country Park. You, yes you, are invited to come down and join in on Friday anytime between 1100 and 1400. The course is a Score Orienteering course and will take no longer than half an hour. You are… Continue reading Fancy a run in the Woods?