Adelong activity schedule – Summer 2022

 

These are the fantastic outdoor activities being provided by Adelong this summer.

Each day will start at 10am and will finish at 3.15pm.

You’ll find important information, such as what you need to bring and how to book, at the bottom of this page.


Week 1

Please note that all events this week are single day activities. You can book one or more of these.

Monday 1 August

Canoe journey and bushcraft

👥 12-16 years old

📍 Sharpham Estate

 

Tuesday 2 August

Canoe journey and bushcraft

👥 7-11 years old

📍 Sharpham Estate

 

Wednesday 3 August

Archery and outdoor cooking

👥 12-16 years old

📍 Harford Bunkhouse

 

Friday 5 August

Indoor climbing

👥 7-11 years old (AM) / 12-16 years old (PM)

📍 Dyno Rock Centre

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Week 2

Please note that all events this week are two-day events, and you cannot book single days.

Monday 8 August

Wesealing and ridge scramble

👥 7-11 years old

📍 Hound Tor

 

Tuesday 9 August

Climbing and gorge walking

👥 7-11 years old

📍 Dewerstone

 

Wednesday 10 August

Wesealing and ridge scramble

👥 12-16 years old

📍 Hound Tor

 

Thursday 11 August

Climbing and gorge walking

👥 12-16 years old

📍 Dewerstone

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Week 3

Please note that all events this week are two-day events, and you cannot book single days.

Monday 15 August

Archery and bushcraft

👥 7-11 years old

📍 Lee Abbey, The Beacon Centre

 

Tuesday 16 August

Climbing and adventure day

👥 7-11 years old

📍 Valley of the Rocks

 

Wednesday 17 August

Archery and bushcraft

👥 12-16 years old

📍 Lee Abbey, The Beacon Centre

 

Thursday 18 August

Climbing and adventure day

👥 12-16 years old

📍 Valley of the Rocks

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Important Information

 

Each day will start at 10am and will finish at 3.15pm.

 

What to bring

All specialist equipment will be provided for activities. You will need to bring the following for each day:

  • Jumper, sweatshirt or hoody
  • Waterproof coat
  • Lunch and plenty to drink in a suitable bottle (no fizzy drinks please)
  • Suitable footwear closed toe shoes/trainers but no Crocs or wellies please)
  • Any personal medication as required

Please bring all this in a rucksack as we will be walking to some venues.

If you are participating in the Gorge Walking at Dewerstone you will also need to bring:

  • Swimwear
  • Pair of old shoes/old trainers to wear in the river (no Crocs, flips flops, or wellies please)
  • A towel
  • Pair of shorts to wear over the wetsuit
  • Warm clothes for after

All participants on these days will be given a wetsuit along with appropriate safety equipment.

Food and facilities

Please bring a suitable packed lunch, and plenty of water or squash in a sports bottle (no fizzy drinks please). On some days the young people will be carrying their lunch, so please pack appropriately.

Please note that not all the activity venues have toilets or changing facilities so please take this into consideration.

Weather

Adelong are an all-weather provider and activities will run unless we have extreme weather that makes it unsafe for them to operate. We will do our best to give you as much notice as possible in the event that we need to cancel.

 

How to book

Week 1: these are single day activities, you can book one or more of these.

Weeks 2 and 3: all events are two-day events and you cannot book single days – that is, you will need to attend for 8 and 9 August, you can’t just do 8 August.

To book your young people onto these exciting activities, please complete the booking form and return to kate.clarke@devon.gov.uk.

 

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