Act-Belong-Commit - Women's Adventure Day
Middle Swan Western Australia - Sat 16th November 2019

Max Participants:
30
Address:
58 Yule Avenue
Location:
Middle Swan Western Australia
Date:
Sat 16th November 2019
Start Time:
8:30am
End Time:
4:00pm
Duration:
All day
Non-Member Cost:
$140.00 per person
Member Cost:
$125.00 per person
Tagged:
adventure
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Join our action packed Act-Belong-Commit Women's Adventure Day - Gain confidence, make new friends, try something different, feel supported and nurtured in your experience. 

 

As a proud community partner of Act-Belong-Commit and as part of our ongoing commitment in encouraging women to be active, have a sense of belonging and to promote mental & physical health, we're heading outdoors this November for a full day of adventure based activities!  

 

You will have the opportunity to choose between rock climbing, where you'll test your strength, learn to belay, climbing techniques and communication before abseiling down to solid ground ......Or if testing your strength is not your thing, how about acting out as Robin Hood for a while and learning the art of Archery ... great for hand eye coordination, relaxation, conserving energy for the next activity and having a giggle while learning a new skill! 

 

We split into two groups to enjoy either one of these activities for the first 1.5 hours, followed up with a break before re-grouping all together for our next activity which is Raft Building. Raft building is a great group bonding experience, as we'll work in teams to plan, assess risk, learn skills to build a raft from different materials and then we'll see if they actually work!

 

By this time, you'll be ready for your well earned lunch break!  Believe me .... you'll need to fuel up for our next adventure, which is sure to get the Adrenalin pumping!!  Whoo hooo.... here we go, it's all together for the Commando Course and it's time to get DIRTY!!!  This one is all about playing in the mud, cargo nets, tunnels, balancing challenges, problem solving and team work ... most of all it's sure to be a big barrel of laughs!    

 

Afterwards we clean ourselves up, before joining together in the dining room to finish out our day with a nice cuppa and a sweet treat baked by AW Chef, Brad.


Gallery

Climbing Wall
Happy Climbers
Who doesn't like playing in the mud!
Commando Course
Have a go at Archery
Raft building - A Hoot!

Location

Please note map locations and route are approximate only

Includes

Fully qualified and knowledgeable activity instructors

Adventurous Women Group Host

Public Liability Insurance

Lunch (including fruit to finish)

Tea, Coffee, Milo

Yummy afternoon tea prepared by Chef Brad

Photo's of the day

Excludes

Items of a personal nature

Transport to/from activity

What To Bring/Wear

- Comfortable casual clothing for all activities (T Shirts, Long Sleeve shirts, 3/4 or full length comfy pants)

- Old T-shirt and mid length or long length pants that can get wet/ muddy (Commando Course)

- Enclosed shoes that can get wet/ muddy

- Spare pair of enclosed shoes to wear for the other activities & when in the dining room

- Towel x 2 (beach and bath)

- Rash Vest / Bathers / Hat / Sunscreen / Sunglasses

- Spare change of clothes including underwear

- Plastic bag for wet/ muddy shoes and clothes

- Toiletries - if you want to shower down after any activity or before going home (showers available)

- Small backpack, water bottle, energy snacks. (Lunch and afternoon tea provided)

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