September Newsletter

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Welcome to the September 2017 Thurston OEC Newsletter

We look forward to welcoming lots of new faces to the centre as we start the new academic year.

Staying at Thurston OEC

We are continuing to offer a number of ways to experience the centre; Residential and Self Catered in the main house or staying on our Campsite or in our Camping Barn. We can take bookings up to 24 months in advance. Call or email the centre for more information.

Simonside Outdoor Adventure

Don’t forget to take a look at our sister centre, Simonside Outdoor Adventure, over in South Shields for more ways to take part in adventurous activities. Visit their website at Simonside Outdoor Adventure

Best Start in Life Campaign

As part of South Tyneside Council we are working to give the children of South Tyneside the best start in life. For advice on staying healthy, things to do, as well as support and services available to children and families go to The Best Start in Life Campaign



Staff News

During the summer our trainee instructors, Coralie and Josh, have continued to work towards gaining National Governing Body Awards, gaining skills and experience in climbing, mountain leadership and paddlesports.

Senior Instructor Jen, along with Coralie and Josh recently attended the IOL North West Practitioners Gathering where they took part in a variety of workshops and activities. They look forward to sharing the skills they learnt with the rest of the Thurston team.