13www.rockleyadventure.com 01202 677 272School & Group Activity Trips 2011water flume park*School & Group Activity Trips 2011An opportunity to enjoy a range of rides in either an outdoor waterflume park (AquaLand - France) or an indoor pool complex of water flume rides Splashdown - UK).Skills. To understand the fundamental rules and safe practice whilst participatingsurfing*Learn to catch waves and master the 'pop up'. Once you can stand you will learn how to trim and control the board.Skills. To understand the basic skills required and be aware of safety considerations. To challenge personal ability through session games targeting specific skillshigh ropes*School & Group Activity Trips 2011Work your way through various obstacles strung high amongst the trees. The sense of achievement will be one that lasts and lasts.Skills. To understand the fundamental rules and safe practice whilst participating. To work together to achieve goals set and to evaluate personal successrafting (FRANCE ONLY)* A challenging activity with a great sense of personal achievement. Located at the foothills of the Pyrenees, paddle the majestic gorge of La Nive river.Skills. To apply the basic skills required. To listen to and respond appropriately to others and provide feedback in relation to their progressionExcursion dayOur week long programmes include the chance to explore the local area and take part in activities away from our centres. We have put together a varied menu of activities from which you can tailor a day to suit your group's needs and budget.Visit the highest dune in Europe, the Great Dune of Pyla (or Pilat). This dune reaches a height of 107m. At the summit, the view is spectacular with the ocean coast, the inlet of the Bay, the large pine forest and, when the sky is very clear, the Pyrenees Range. A mountain of fine sand, the Dune De Pyla is the gateway to Aquitaine. Also, on this day in the waves of the Atlantic, under the watchful eye of our instructors, the group take part in an exhilarating, energetic body boarding session. All rounded off with a trip to the pretty, chic resort town of Arcachon for a spot of retail therapy and to experience local French life.inclusive Excursion day - DUNE De PYLA (France only)Hold on tight!Wheee!*Additional charges may applyTake the opportunity to visit England's first natural World Heritage site. Dorset is famous for its fossils. Chesil Beach, Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door are among the 'must see' locations along this spectacular 95 mile stretch of coastline.EXPLORE THE JURASsIC COAST (UK ONLY)*Awesome view!
14www.rockleyadventure.com 01202 677 272School & Group Activity Trips 2011South West France - AquitaineWHERE YOU CAN GO? WHAT YOU CAN DO? - franceWe have FOUR activity centresbased in France all located onfreshwater lakes in the Aquitaineregion of southwest France.Rob Clark - Operations DirectorAquitaine stretches from Poitou-Charentes in the north down to the Spanish border in the south.The region is characterised by sandy beaches backed by pine forests; rolling vineyard-covered hills between Bordeaux and Bergerac, the densely forested Perigord, and prehistoric caves; and a mountainous section in the Pyrenees. It enjoys sunny weather for much of the year, withtemperatures ranging from 10°C in January to 32°C in August.The Aquitaine forest supports fantastic wildlife with kites, shrikes, owls and hoopoes as well as delightful red squirrels. The lake margins are full of insect and amphibious life with dragonflies, butterflies, lizards, newts,frogs and even terrapins. Our four centres are on the shores of freshwater lakes fringed by forests and sandy beaches and all just a few miles from the fabulous Atlantic coast. They offer quality facilities, swimming pools and entertainment as you would expect from 4* graded sites.