Outdoor Team Challenge

Allerthorpe Lakeland Park

Wednesday 22nd June 2016

Two groups of students from KS3 and KS4 were invited to join other schools in the Outdoor Team Challenge event. The students were able to enjoy the following activities -

“The Great Escape” were they had to overcome a number of physical and metal challenges such as – Barrel walk, Skis, Blindfold Minefield, Swamp, up and over.

“Survival of the fittest” The students had to make a shelter, filter clean water, make and light a fire and heat the water over the fire to make hot drinks.

“Fly the Flat”, The students had to cross a channel of water onto an island using only one kayak (no paddle) and a length of rope. Before crossing over the team had to design and make a flag then transport it across the water and raise the flag onto a 3 metre high flagpole to signal successful completion of the challenge.

“Sign of the Times”. The students had to canoe to fetch equipment to build a signpost back on land. Then canoe to collect signs of UK Cities from a boat in middle of the lake and put the signs on the post pointing in the correct direction.