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11th July - 7th August 2021


According to the current covid-19 roadmap, all UK restrictions on large events such as ours will be lifted in June, making us confident that our 2021 Open Minds course will go ahead as planned.

This is subject to change in accordance with government guidelines. As such, we will be as flexible as possible should your plans change and will be offering full refunds, including the deposit, on any cancellations up until 30 June 2021. We will also do our best to help students to meet any further travel restrictions that may be in place for those travelling from abroad.

Teenage Outdoor Adventures

Note this is only a guide, not a guarantee.

Teenage Outdoor Adventures

Tutors: Mr Paul Webb
Weeks: 1, 2, 3 and 4

Course Details

Enjoy a variety of adventurous activities, including raft building and canoeing, climbing on the College's indoor climbing wall, the Swamp Challenge, team building tasks and a large inflatable obstacle course. The final day will feature a range of challenges, which will be your team's last chance to earn extra time to compete in The Crystal Dome. The team who collect the most gold pieces while in the Dome wins! All activities will take place within the extensive College grounds, supervised by qualified and experienced instructors ensuring maximum enjoyment and safety. No experience is necessary. However, a positive attitude and a willingness to get involved will increase the fun and enjoyment. Please bring a change of clothes, spare footwear, towel and a water bottle each day.

Course Notes


  • Challenges - a variety of Mental, Skill & Physical Challenges, set in locations around the college grounds
  • Watersports Day - Canoeing & Raft Building on the Trout Ponds
  • Climbing on the college's Indoor Climbing Wall
  • The Swamp Challenge - a series of challenges through a muddy & wet swamp
  • The Dome - Grab as many golden tickets you can to win the weekly prize


What to Wear:

  • Lose fitting clothes (not jeans/cords) that you don't mind getting wet or muddy,
  • Sturdy footwear (not sandals) that you don't mind getting wet or muddy

What to bring each day:

  • Towel
  • A drinks bottle with water
  • Spare Top (Fleece or Sweatshirt)
  • Spare Bottoms (Tracksuit Pants)
  • Spare underwear and socks
  • Old Trainers/footwear
  • Sun lotion

If you own a wetsuit and wetsuit boots please bring them.