Shire kids start John Muir Award up Scafell

As dawn broke over North Tyneside on Sunday 2 June, 16 sleepy young people, volunteers and staff set out from Shiremoor Adventure Playground on an adventure to climb the highest peak in England and start their John Muir Discovery Award. They had been building up to this day over the previous few months after completing climbs … Continue reading

Bum slides and icebergs!

Fuelled by the adrenaline rush of reaching the top of Cat Bells in August, the young people from Shiremoor Adventure Playground took to the fells once again on 21 October to climb 2,848 feet to the top of Blencathra, in preparation for climbing the highest mountain in Scotland, Ben Nevis, early next year. It was … Continue reading