Widehorizons exists to transform the lives of young people through the delivery of inspirational outdoor learning. We believe that every young person should be given the opportunity to have inspirational outdoor experiences throughout their education.
12 December 2012
A renovation project that will ensure children from Forest Hill will experience adventure activities for many years to come
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Aber Action Team's fundraising page
Do you remember 'Aber'? Aberllefenni was the outdoor education centre for Forest Hill School.
The centre is now part of Widehorizons; a charity which is focussed on the delivery of inspirational outdoor learning experiences for children and young people. They provide adventure for over 30,000 children every year.
Aber (or Bryn Coedwig, which is Forest Hill in Welsh) is in desperate need of some attention. The building is showing signs of fatigue and many, many years of wear and tear. Unless we do something now, the future of adventurous experiences for children at Aber will be under threat.
As Vice-Chair of Widehorizons and ex-Headteacher of Forest Hill School, I, along with former Head Peter Walsh, have formed the Aber Action Team to help bring the centre back to its former glories so that children can experience their adventure learning in a centre with good, quality accommodation and facilities.
We intend to spend a week at the centre painting, decoratiing and completing minor repairs, and have estimated that we need around £15,000 to fund our plans.
If you can help, donate now to ensure that thousands of children will get the adventure and outdoor learning opportunities in their lives that they deserve.
All donors will automatically join the 'Aber Action Team' and be kept up to date with the progress of the project. Of course, you'd also be most welcome to visit!
Graham & Peter
Adam Dare £50.00 (+ £12.50 giftaid)
25.10.12 Aberllefenni did a lot for me and think it still has a lot to offer lads from South London.
John Russell £100.00 (+ £25.00 giftaid)
02.02.12 This lovely place transformed my life when I went there as a school child. This is why Outdoor Education transforms lives and why we need your help! http://www.libdemvoice.org/opinion-the-death-of-affordable-outdoor-education-24432.html
Anonymous £20.00 (+ £5.00 giftaid)
Hannah Dee £20.00 (+ £5.00 giftaid)
19.01.12 I'm "just" down the road (in Aberystwyth) - drop me a line if you want a hand.
Trish Longdon £60.00 (+ £15.00 giftaid)
30.12.11 Many a trip to 'Aber' wish the team well!
Tom Harding £20.00 (+ £5.00 giftaid)
28.12.11 I remember a few happy weeks there! Best of luck with the project.