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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
You will be following a Governing body syllabus to achieve the National Community Boats Association Boat Handling Certificate.

Sessions will include safety, steering, maintenance, cooking, route planning, lock work and many more as we journey along the beautiful Staffs and Worcester canal from just outside Wolverhampton to Great Haywood and return.
Accommodation will be on the Wharf narrowboat and all meals are included.

Where: The Staffs and Worcester Canal near Cannock and Wolverhampton

How long: 5 days

When: Summer Holidays | Tue 7th  – Sat 11th August 2018 OR Tue 28th  August – Sat 1st September 2018

Cost:      £280 including food, accommodation

Certification fees £35 payable to the NCBA

Places are limited to 6 per trip, please contact us to receive a booking form and further information.
Once your booking and payment has been received, a briefing pack will be sent to you.

Further information and booking at http://go.walsall.gov.uk/leisure/outdoor-pursuits/individuals/dofe-residentials 

or Email [email protected]

Course location:
Midlands
Course fee:
£280