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Calling all Outdoor Guides!!

Are you interested in learning more about Astronomy, Wilderness Cookery, Environmental Storytelling or Gaelic in the Landscape?

Try one of these fun, educational courses held at Glenmore Lodge, Aviemore!

Astronomy (5th April)
Wilderness Cookery (5th April)
Environmental Story Telling (6th April)
Gaelic in the Landscape (6th April)For Further Information click here and to book onto any of these courses please contact Glenmore Lodge directly on 01479 861256


Astronomy

When: 5th April 2014

Cost: £85 (Wild Scotland & IOL Members £65). Includes tea and coffee.

Aims of the workshop: to explore the basics of astronomy in an accessible and inspiring way. Through a combination of indoor based theory and outdoor experiential activities, we will explore the origins of the universe, the solar system, the roles of the sun, moon and seasons, the main northern hemisphere constellations, observational tools suitable for use ‘on the hill’ and ways in which the wonders of the night sky can be introduced to groups of young people and adults outdoors. The workshop is suitable for all outdoor enthusiasts and professionals. No previous knowledge of astronomy required


Wilderness Cookery

When: 5th April 2014

Cost: £85 (Wild Scotland &IOL Members £65). Includes lunch, tea and coffee

Aims of the workshop:to demonstrate a range of outdoor cooking options including stoves and fires and their pros and cons.To explore ways to provide high quality meals in an outdoor setting.
Participants will have the opportunity to cook two simple but delicious meals in small groups on either a campstove or fire.


Environmental Storytelling

When: 6th April 2014

Cost: £85 (Wild Scotland &IOL Members £65). Includes tea and coffee.

Aims of the workshop: To appreciate the role of traditional stories in developing an awareness of the environment around us. To appreciate and respect the cultural context of traditional stories.  To develop our own new stories and poems drawn from encounters with a living environment.To build the personal confidence and performance skills to be able to tell stories convincingly to a group.


Gaelic in The Landscape

When: 6th April 2014

Cost: £85 (Wild Scotland & IOL Members £65). Includes tea and coffee.

Aims of the workshop: to provide non-Gaelic speakers, who work in or with the landscape of Highland Scotland, or who frequent the area for recreational purposes, with some tools that will allow them to start to interpret the Gaelic landscape for themselves.

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