Canoeing in the Countryside

Archived: Posted July 29, 2013

The hot weather over the past few weeks has given our teams the perfect excuse to indulge in some outdoors water-based activities. Just ask the North East – almost 30 of their foster carers, looked after children and young people descended on Ellerton Park last week to spend the day canoeing on its 60 acre fresh-water lake.

They had such a good time that they’ve voted for more days on the water in the future – even if the sun’s not shining!

Kerry, a support worker from the Seaton Burn office says: “We had an excellent day and, as always, our team pulled out all the stops to bring loads of fun into the activity.”

“It was great fun”, agreed one young person, “especially being able to tip the boat over when Kerry was in it!”

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