Ten Tors Challenge

TT Secretary's Notices

Thu 22 Jun 2017 — TEN TORS VOLUNTEER AWARDS

The complete list of all the Volunteer Awards has been updated. http://www.tentors.org.uk/info/awards Remaining 2017 Awards are being dealt with now and should be distributed in the next 2 weeks.

Heads of Establishment or Team Managers should send any corrections to the list to SWHQ-TenTors-MAILBOX@mod.uk. Note that the date shown is that on which the eligible service was achieved, not the date of the presentation.

The next round of applications will be requested in February 2018. We do not have the staff to deal with them before then.

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Wed 21 Jun 2017 — HILL AND MORLAND LEADERS TRAINING AND COURSES

Dr Andy Holborn has vacancies on2 HML Assessment Courses running before Christmas: 22-24 September and 17-19 November.

He also has 2 HML Training Courses: 6-8 October and 1-3 December.

For further information, please contact Dr Andy Holborn MIA, IML, ML(Winter) aholborn@outlook.com

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Wed 17 May 2017 — Volunteer Awards 2017

The list of those nominated in 2017 for Volunteer Awards has been updated with the additional entries in italics. Arrangements for presentation of the unawarded certificates will be announced shortly.

Please note that the date used is that of when the Award was achieved, not the date of presentation.

If further amendments to the list are required, please e mail SWHQ-TenTors-MAILBOX@mod.uk writing in the Subject ‘Volunteer Awards’.

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Mon 15 May 2017 — Nick Muir from Great Torrington receiving his 30 year support for Ten Tors

Picture below is of Nick Muir from Great Torrington receiving his 30 year support for Ten Tors. Nick first got involved with Ten Tors in 1987 as he was looking for a challenge for the older scouts in his troop 1st Torridge Sea Scouts, Ten Tors fitted the bill.

Over the years he has trained managed and supported group from Scouts in Torridge, West Devon, North Devon and Torbay. He worked at both Bideford College and Great Torrington school where he supported and managed ten tors teams. Ten Tors offers so many life skills we are very fortunate to the enthusiasm of the Army for offering this event to so many young people, 400 teams of 6 taking on the 35, 45, & 55 route.

We must not forget the Jubillee Challenge a 1 day event for the less able, 2017 was its 40th year. This year Thursday & Friday was very windy and cold, Saturday was cloudy with less wind Sunday was a gloruious clear sky and sunshine, the weather was kind. The phase that comes back from Ten Torers is ' I would not be the person I am today without the encouragement of trainers/leaders and the armed forces for offering this event I discovered what i was capable of'

Nick receiving his award from Lt Colonel Peter N Bates OBE MA - SO1 Ten Tors

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Sat 13 May 2017 — Important Notice to all Ten Tors Research Participants

Information about how and when to complete the 4th and final questionnaire of the Oxford research study has now been sent to the e-mail address provided by parents in their research consent form.

Please check inboxes, including junk folders!

E-mails have only been sent to those for whom we have parental consent AND who have completed at least one of the earlier surveys.

Thank you once again for your valued participation in this important research

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Wed 10 May 2017 — LOST PROPERTY

A GoPro 4 battery was found near Moor Brook, SW of the camp, if you think its yours then please email SWHQ-TenTors-MAILBOX@mod.uk stating LOST PROPERTY

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Mon 8 May 2017 — Photo-fit

Respect and admiration to all who took part in 2017 Ten Tors edition. Event photos are now in transit. Register & check for updates on our event page. Thank you all Photo-Fit.net team & #tentorsteam.

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Mon 8 May 2017 — Reviews

A massive THUMBS UP!! for all your comments that we're receiving..it would be brilliant if you could use the review page as this reaches the wider audience that you're thanking and they will be able to view them Ten Tors Facebook

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