A little bit about the Adventure Service Challenge...
This is an inclusive 16 week course aimed at teaching young people between the ages of 8-13 a variety of life skills, working to gain certificates and badges. The activities are varied and include First Aid, Crafts, The Living World, and Local People to name a few.
The ASC (Adventure Service Challenge) is designed to prepare young people for the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award. In fact, the DofE Award HQ recommends ASC for that purpose.
ASC is not a youth movement. It is an organised, structured, yet flexible and adaptable scheme of activities. It is multi-faith and open to all cultures. It is unique in that it offers its services to leaders and teachers who wish to meet the needs of a wide ability range of young people. Those taking part are not in competition with each other, their progress is assessed on the measure of their own personal experience.
September Schedule Example
Week 1 – Welcome
Week 2 – Easter Crafts
Week 3 – Bat Walk
Week 4 – Water Sports
Week 5 – Hazards and Road Safety
Week 6 – Senses
Week 7 – Sports
Week 8 – Sponsored Walk
Week 9 – Chorley’s Angels
Week 10 – Half Term Activity
Week 11 – Health
Week 12 – Around the World
Week 13 – Roller Skating
Week 14 – Music
Week 15 – Cooking/ Life Skills
Week 16 – Curious Critters & Celebration
Current Participants (coming Sept)
The 3 core parts of the scheme are Adventure, Service, Challenge which embody the way in which the scheme is run and how people can get the most out of the award.
Our ASC follows these principles to make sure each participant is getting the most out of it. We teach key skills and knowledge that helps the young people in their day to day lives. An important part of growing up is also making new friends and Embrace help to do this.
Holy Family Catholic School, 14 Wigan Street, Platt Bridge, Wigan WN2 5JU