Tag Archives: Duke of Edinburgh

Some musings from the weekend tramp…

Some random thoughts from the weekend “practice” tramp… Pleased to still be able to manage a couple of days bushwalking. Mount McKerrow at 706 meters is not too high but as a practice tramp for Year 10 students it does … Continue reading

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Education above the clouds

I participated in a Duke of Ed Y10 training tramp to Sunrise Hut in the Ruahine Forest Park over the weekend. Those are clouds in the background. WEGC has around 200 students taking part in the Duke of Ed program … Continue reading

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Students learn lots tramping… both key competencies and skills

This is a follow-up post to my entry “Lots to learning tramping” ie what I learned. The students are developing bushcraft skills insofar as they have to do their own cooking, make decisions (with guidance if required), attempt to read … Continue reading

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