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Do you take a ‘good picture’ or do wish your photographic skills were better? Whether its a Tor, Dartmoor Pony or that once in a lifetime chance to capture your son/daughter finishing Ten Tors, FotoBuzz can help you to improve your photography whatever your present skill level!  Click on the logo, I promise it’s at least worth the time it takes to have a look - Mr P
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© Photographs Dick Parker, Mary Hart & Alan Milford
Ten Tors Training Dates 2017 07 January 2017 21 January 2017  04 February 2017 18 February 2017 3/4 March 2017* 17/18/19 March 2017* 01 April 2017 – ‘The Esh Challenge’** 12/13 April 2017* 22 April 2017 – Kieron Memorial Walk 5/6/7 May 2017 – Ten Tors Expedition *Camps  ** Sunday 2nd April will be held in reserve for the ‘Esh’ should we have adverse weather on the 1 nd  April.
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Ten Tors Survey Don’t forget to help support the future of Ten Tors by completing the online survey being carried out in conjunction with Oxford University. Help make sure everyone has the chance to take on the Challenge in the future, the link is on the left, Bonds, Sweat and Peers!!
Welcome! Interested in the Ten Tors Challenge or The Duke of Edinburgh Award or perhaps both? Both of these wonderful youth challenges are available to all students at Teign from Year 9 onwards, all it needs from you is a mixture of determination, teamwork, a little organisation alongside a ‘pinch’ of humour and willingness at times to be taken outside of your comfort zone . The Duke of Edinburgh Award is internationally known and can be started at Bronze level once you reach your fourteenth birthday. It involves four separate units which are all explained if you ‘click’ on the appropriate button at the top of the page. Bronze can be completed in six months if you are really organised and then you can move onto Silver and eventually Gold if you fancy it but ‘click’ that button to find out more! Ten Tors is special to the UK and in particular the South West. It is a expedition over Dartmoor which is organised by the Army and can be completed over 35, 45 or 55 miles depending on your age. The catch is that you only have 24 ‘walking’ hours to do it in, you don’t know your route until the day before and you have to camp out over night! If you think you are up for it then again ‘click’ the button above. Remember - the opportunities are there for you at Teign, don’t miss out!
Ten Tors Training Dates 2016 15 October 2016 Training Day at Parke House. 05 November 2016 - Basic navigation around Water Hill. 19 November 2016 - Walk in the Cramber and Black Tor area. 03 December 201 - Walk out to Holming Beam and Rough Tor. 17 December 2016 - Walk around Great Mis, White Barrow and Lynch Tor area. The first four walks will only require a day sack and the basic equipment described at the parents evening. Please check the list given at the meeting.
Ten Tors Challenge 2017 Everyone should have received full details of the event program for next week, if you haven’t then please email me as soon as possible! Please watch the video on ‘Tracker Use’ by double clicking on the button above at least twice before the event. .
Rucksack Weight                Folks, a number of you are carrying more than the recommended 30lbs or one third of your body weight before you add water. Please look carefully at any luxuries you may be carrying and if the team is keeping the inner and outer of the tent together then whoever is carrying should consider sharing out some of their other kit.
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