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SENIOR SCHOOLS

SENIOR-insideTeam builder (Form 1)

Venue Far and Wide, Mutarazi Falls National Park, Zimbabwe

Duration Five nights Sunday to Friday
Programme overview  This dynamic fun filled programme is designed to tap into the enthusiasm of our younger clients whilst instilling in them a love of healthy outdoor pursuits, nature and other people. It is very much a growth experience and ideally suited to team building. Participants undertake adventurous training activities such as river bugging, ropes courses, giant swing, orienteering, team and leadership games, and overnight wilderness hiking expeditions as wells visits to Africa’s second highest waterfall, the Mutarazi Falls, Pungwe View and Honde View.

Wilderness… (Form 2/3)

Venue Far and Wide or Aberfoyle Lodge
Duration Five nights Sunday to Friday

As our youth take on the challenges of this outstanding wilderness experience they are carefully guided by our compassionate and professional staff into reflecting on their experiences and how they can apply the learning to their lives as they take on the challenge of becoming young adults.   

Wilderness Leadership… (Form 4, Lower and Upper 6)

Venue Far and Wide

Duration Six nights

Programmme overview  Our flagship programme.  This seven day intensive team and leadership training programme is taking schools by storm.  This centre and expedition based programme revolves around a hiking experience on the famous Turaco Trail... Zimbabwe's iconic hiking trail.  It also involves participants in a variety of outdoor adventure pursuits each carefully designed to lead them to a greater awareness of what makes for effective leadership and team work. Apart from learning new skills the programme works to create strong bonds across the year group.

Prefects/Stewards Team builder (Prefect groups)

Venue Aberfoyle Lodge or Far and Wide

Duration Five nights

Program overview  This programme is run from our Aberfoyle Lodge in the Honde Valley.  It is a follow on to the Wilderness Leadership programme and is designed to be a short intensive team building and leadership development programme that provides prefect teams with a springboard from which to launch into their year as leaders.  It involves expeditions, team and leadership workshops and white water rafting on the Pungwe River.

Sports Team Teambuilder

Venue  Far and Wide or Aberfoyle Lodge
Duration Five to seven nights
Programme overview  In preparation for the season many teams find great benefit in undertaking a team building programme to prepare mentally and physically for the challenges ahead.  This programme acts as a springboard from which team launch into the season.  It involves series of fun, challenging and educational outdoor adventure activities such as white water rafting, abseiling and rock climbing, orienteering and expeditions as well as fitness training in the mountains.

Captains Course

Duration Three nights
Programme overview This short but intensive leadership training programme has been designed to teach effective leadership skills to captains of various sports and other teams across the school.  The programme involves the team undertaking several adventurous training activities such as white water rafting on the Pungwe River.  These experiences are then used as a metaphor to teach leadership skills.
 

Teacher Teambuilder Course

Venue Aberfoyle Lodge or Far and Wide
Duration Three nights
Programme overview  Are you a team or just a work group?  Effective team work takes effort but the rewards are enormous.  This short programme is designed to challenge teacher teams to become more effective in their place of work by equipping them with team skills. It is custom made to suit the abilities and needs of each team.  It is also a great opportunity for Heads of Departments and other leaders in the school environment to combine planning and strategy sessions with some fun team building activities.
 

Customised and Specialised Camps

We are aware that each school has its own unique character and ethos.   Far and Wide is able to work with your team to develop customized programmes specific to meet the needs of your school.  Some of the specialized camps we have run have been Geography camps, Art camps, camps for visiting school teams.
 

Duke of Edindurgh Awards

Through its association with the Duke of Edinburgh awards scheme Far and Wide is able to provide awards for the bronze, silver and gold award in the adventurous journey categories.

IGCSE O Level A Level Geography and Physical Education (Hillwalking, Orienteering, Kayaking, Rock climbing) 

Far and Wide offers field studies in aspects of the O and A level syllabus for IGSCE examinations in Geography and Physical Education.
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