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12th July - 8th August 2020

Young People's Courses

Young Adventurers 9 to 12 yrs

The Young Adventurers programme is designed to be fun, exciting and educational within the surroundings of Marlborough College. The well-balanced selection of activities provides opportunities for personal development, building individual skills, teamwork and creativity. 

Early evening entertainment includes outdoor adventures, treasure hunts, swimming inflatables, Jailbreak, Gold Rush and much more.  There's just so much to do! 

The Summer School Office will issue a Parental Approval Form for all students aged 17 and under which must be completed prior to arrival. 

Courses marked with a C indicate combined courses for both Teenagers and Young Adventurers. 

 

 

 

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Horse Riding: Beginners and Improvers

Horse Riding: Beginners and Improvers

COURSE No. 497,498

TUTOR: Rein and Shine

Many students return to Rein and Shine each year because they love the fun and friendly environment as well as the variety of ponies and activities. With a new challenge each day, you will learn more about the horse world and your pony for the week. Beginners will focus on learning about and riding their pony, while the more experienced riders may...

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Adventures in Clay

Adventures in Clay

COURSE No. 499,500

TUTOR: Jacqui Melhuish

Clay is a wonderful material that you can mould into almost any shape. Each day, your tutor will introduce you to a new technique and encourage you to make a series of small pieces to take home at the end of the week. This course is suitable for anyone who would like to learn a new skill.

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Poetry Writing and Performance Skills

Poetry Writing and Performance Skills

New for 2020

COURSE No. 501

TUTOR: Debra Bertulis

Whether you already love writing poetry or are a complete novice, this relaxed and friendly course is for all types of writer and gives you the opportunity to create your own special poem. A published poet and performance teacher, your tutor has nurtured hundreds of young people in schools to create and love poetry. You will learn to write your best...

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Tennis

Tennis

COURSE No. 502-509

TUTOR: Martin Wright

A professional team of LTA qualified coaches will lead this course, which caters for tennis players of all abilities. Whatever your needs, the coaches will assess your game, teach you in small groups of similar ability, work on your faults and improve them both technically and tactically. At all levels, the emphasis will be on enjoyment while improving. There will be a...

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Outdoor Adventurers

Outdoor Adventurers

COURSE No. 510-517

TUTOR: Paul Webb

Enjoy a variety of adventurous activities, including raft building and canoeing, climbing on the College's indoor climbing wall, the Swamp Challenge, team building tasks and a large inflatable obstacle course. The final day will feature a range of challenges, which will be your team's last chance to earn extra time to compete in The Crystal Dome. The team who collect the most...

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Mixed Media Arts for Young Artists

Mixed Media Arts for Young Artists

COURSE No. 518,519

TUTOR: Martina Markich Cobbson

This mixed media art course will give you the opportunity to paint, draw, create collages and prints and give you an understanding of the basic elements of art. You will be encouraged to use a sketchbook as a visual diary, use different materials such as paints, charcoal, pastels and inks and discover different styles and techniques. The wide range of projects will...

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Creating with Mosaics

Creating with Mosaics

New for 2020

COURSE No. 520,521

TUTOR: Anna Burzec

During this course, you will learn a variety of techniques using different bases and materials, including beads, jewellery, millefiori, shiny glass and vintage china. You will create several small mosaics to give as gifts or take home with you. You may wish to bring along items that inspire you and will help to make your pieces special. There will also be...

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Around the World in Five Cuisines: Brazilian, Thai, Moroccan, South African, GBBO

Around the World in Five Cuisines: Brazilian, Thai, Moroccan, South African, GBBO

New for 2020

COURSE No. 522,523

TUTOR: Meliny Tim

Grab your passport, pack your adventure taste buds and let's go cooking 'around the world'. Throughout the week, you will learn to cook a starter, main and side dish from five different cuisines. You will also learn where different foods come from, knife skills, cooking techniques, including how to cook to maintain the health benefits of fresh ingredients, and how food works...

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Cricket for Beginners

Cricket for Beginners

New for 2020

COURSE No. 524,525

TUTOR: Wayne Pascall

On the Cricket for Beginners course, you will explore how you learn and how this can help you play better and have more fun. Your tutors will provide the structure and the safe environment to accelerate your learning process. They will give you direction on what to pay attention to, and offer stimulating and challenging drills and activities to grow new...

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Yoga for Young Adventurers

Yoga for Young Adventurers

COURSE No. 526

TUTOR: Lindsay Faber

Young people are more flexible and agile than adults, so the earlier you can begin yoga, the more benefits you will gain. Yoga helps you by enhancing concentration, increasing flexibility and balance, improving general wellbeing and relaxing your mind. This course will also help to instil confidence and self-esteem through yoga games and activities.

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Lights, Camera, Action

Lights, Camera, Action

COURSE No. 527

TUTOR: Debra Bertulis

Calling all budding actors! Improvisation means, 'thinking on your feet'. Are you feeling intrigued? Then, come and have fun learning the skills of improvisation with a Speech and Drama tutor. You will learn the relevance of dialogue, movement, vocal tone and setting the scene. Create a piece of drama using your own ideas and your own talent or join a group and...

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Crochet Your Own Amigurumi Pets

Crochet Your Own Amigurumi Pets

New for 2020

COURSE No. 528,529

TUTOR: Claire Lingard

This course is for young people with little or no prior knowledge of crochet. It teaches creativity, collaboration, listening skills and patience in a fun and friendly environment. Your tutor will show you the basics of crochet using simple steps. During the course, you will work towards making one of five adorable amigurumi pets to take home. Choose from Funky Monkey,...

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