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Year 5 pupils visit Min y Don Christian Adventure Centre - 11/05/2018

Year 5 children from University Church Free School (UCFS) have embarked on a four-day residential experience to the Min Y Don Christian Adventure Centre.

Established in 1961, Min y Don is an inter-denominational Christian outdoor adventure centre welcoming groups and schools of any faith or background. Min y Don is located in Arthog, North Wales on the southern edge of the Snowdonia National Park.

School residential trips aim to provide children with unique learning experiences outside of the classroom. The purpose of the residential visit was to provide high quality activities for children of all ages, within the framework of traditional Christian family values and standards.

The children enjoyed team-building activities including: canoeing, archery, low ropes, High ropes, zip wire, rock climbing, agents problem solving, campfires and wide games. Min y Don has a 50-year track record for providing physical activities that explore the social and also emotional aspects of growing up through simple epilogue held each evening compromising of a song, Bible readings and a short talk.

Mrs Tracey Foulkes, Year 5 teacher said: “This has been the best residential trip I have ever taken children to, the children and myself conquered fears, and I have to say, we ate very well!”

Pupil, Harper E said: “I loved the trip! My favourite activity has to be archery! I had wanted to do it for ages, and I finally had the chance!”