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Aldridge Airport Outdoor Pursuits – The Wharf Narrowboat Gold Residential

Aldridge Airport Outdoor Pursuits are offering the opportunity for you to complete the residential section of your DofE Gold Award during the holidays.

The residential experience will involve learning how to steer a narrowboat along the Staffs and Worcester Canal near Cannock

One of our popular journeys start just outside Wolverhampton and travel along the picturesque Staffordshire and Worcester canal turning at Great Haywood before returning to our boat mooring at Hatherton Marina.

You will be following a Governing body syllabus to achieve the National Community Boats Association Boat Handling Certificate.
(Certificate fees apply)
Sessions will include safety, steering, maintenance, cooking, route planning, lock work, emergency scenario, water rescues and more
Accommodation will be on the Wharf narrowboat and all meals are included.

Monday 5th August – Friday 9th August 2019
Monday 19th August – Friday 23rd August 2019

Course date:
05/08/2019
Course location:
Staffordshire