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Pushing Team Limits with Exeter College

The Leadership and Team Development Programme focused on the skills and qualities required for a successful career in the Public Services – such as Fire, Ambulance, Police or the Armed Forces. This drew heavily on Rich’s experiences as a Royal Marine’s Officer. Through bringing real life scenarios into the programme it enabled students to develop skills such as…

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Wild Spirit Expedition with Exeter College

The journey was planned so that the students would be integral to the preparation and execution of the expedition from beginning to end, with guidance from our team. The Expedition The journey began along the Cornish coastline with our base being the “Spirit of Falmouth” a 92’ Schooner classic yacht provided by charity Turn to Starboard. Using the floating base of “Spirit” the students…

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Pilot gig build and The Epic Row

This project involved wounded, injured and sick (WIS) servicemen and women building a Cornish Pilot Gig before undertaking The Epic Row from Falmouth to the Scilly Isles. The project offered new boat building skills to the participants as well as the challenge of an epic adventure journey to the Scillies. Wildspace provided a programme of outdoor…

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Team development from source to sea

This programme was based around themes of effective communication and relationship building and took the form of a team development journey following the river Dart from remote Dartmoor down to the coast. This journey saw the team working together to overcome natural obstacles as they cycled, climbed, abseiled, navigated through caves and finally canoed to…

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Climbing and navigating Dartmoor

The bespoke 2-day package took place on the rugged hills of Dartmoor. Students went climbing, caving and navigating their way across the moor by day and night, whilst also practicing survival and bushcraft skills. The students were challenged to develop their team-working skills as they overcame a series of natural obstacles that required determination and…

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Sail and kayak the Cornish coast

A team from Wildspace and the charity Turn to Starboard  (T2S) delivered a unique water based adventure involving a 92’ tall ship Schooner, sea kayaks and wild camping. Exeter College students helped plan this adventure with guidance from the Wildspace team. David Young – Outdoor Adventure Lecturer, Exeter College had this to say: “Wildspace offered a truly unique…

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