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Topic: Land Activities

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  Fun Activities: Outdoor Photography
Posted on Sunday, September 16, 2012 - 10:08 PM (2473 Reads)
Land Activities Outdoor photography is a great pastime where you can be creative with capturing images of your favourite things outdoors. You can take photos of people, objects, anaimals and landscapes. You can photograph outdoor action or just a lovely scene.

Skills - Strength: 1, Balance: 3, Flexibility: 1, Agility: 1, Coordination: 3
Time needed: whatever you want Cost to try: £60 for a digital camera




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  Fun Activities: Go Karting
Posted on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 09:52 PM (3385 Reads)
Land Activities Go Karting is a fantastic activity that can be done outdoors or indoors where you race around a track in a squat four wheeled kart with tiny wheels and a petrol engine on the back. High speed fun.

Skills - Strength: 4, Balance: 1, Flexibility: 3, Agility: 1, Coordination: 4
Time needed: travelling time + 1 hour, Cost to try: £34



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  Fun Activities: Radio Controlled Car and Bike Racing
Posted on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 09:42 PM (1475 Reads)
Land Activities RC car and bike racing is a great way tobe outdoors and demonstrate your skill without having to exert yourself. RC cars and bikes are powered by battery or petrol motors and these days can really shift.

Skills - Strength: 1, Balance: 1, Flexibility: 1, Agility: 1, Coordination: 5
Time needed: 1 hour, Cost to try: £free




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  Fun Activities: Slacklining
Posted on Sunday, April 15, 2012 - 09:51 PM (2076 Reads)
Land Activities Slacklining is a dynamic balance sport, which involves walking, balancing, bouncing and even flipping on a stretchy line tensioned between two trees or anchor points. Walking across a slackline is like bouncing across a very thin trampoline.

Skills - Strength: 5, Balance: 10, Flexibility: 6, Agility: 7, Coordination: 10
Time needed: travelling time +12 hours, Cost to try: £free



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  Fun Activities: Go Ape at Cockfosters in London
Posted on Thursday, February 09, 2012 - 10:31 PM (2875 Reads)
Land Activities Go Ape, the UK’s No.1 Tree Top Adventure, set up a fantastic site in Trent Park in London at the end of March 2012. Join the likes of Tom Daley and Go Ape on a high ropes adventure course up in the trees with huge rope swings and zip wires that are fantastic!



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  Fun Activities: Sandboarding
Posted on Tuesday, January 03, 2012 - 10:24 PM (1968 Reads)
Land Activities Sandboarding gives you the rush of boarding on sand, as opposed to snowboarding on snow. And if you think it won't be fast, you'll wnat to have a go once you read on.




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  Fun Activities: Capoeira
Posted on Wednesday, July 13, 2011 - 09:14 PM (2478 Reads)
Land Activities Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian art form that combines elements of martial arts, music, and dance
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Skills - Strength: 5, Balance: 7, Flexibility: 7, Agility: 7, Coordination:7
Time needed: 1 hour, Cost to try: £6 per lesson




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  Adventurous Activities: Canyoning and Canyoneering
Posted on Wednesday, July 13, 2011 - 08:55 PM (1865 Reads)
Land Activities Canyoning (also known as canyoneering) is traveling in canyons using a variety of techniques that may include walking, scrambling, climbing, jumping, abseiling, and/or swimming.

Skills - Strength: 5, Balance: 5, Flexibility: 6, Agility: 6, Coordination: 5
Time needed: 3 hours, Cost to try: £60




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  Summer Camps: Camping
Posted on Wednesday, July 13, 2011 - 08:50 PM (1965 Reads)
Land Activities Camping is where you live outdoors using a tent for shelter.

Skills - Strength: 3, Balance: 1, Flexibility: 3, Agility: 3, Coordination: 3
Time needed: 2 days or more, Cost to try: £30 per night site fees, plus all of your camping gear. (I would borrow it before you buy it in case it isn't for you).




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  Cycling: BMX Biking
Posted on Monday, July 04, 2011 - 08:55 AM (1884 Reads)
Land Activities A BMX bike is a small stunt bicycle that is very versatile at performing tricks and stunts.

Skills - Strength: 5, Balance: 7, Flexibility: 5, Agility:6, Coordination: 6
Time needed: 30mins +, Cost to try: £free if you borrow a mates bmx bike, else £70+



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  Chillin Activities: Birdwatching
Posted on Monday, July 04, 2011 - 08:45 AM (1636 Reads)
Land Activities Birdwatching and ornithology involve sitting still in some beautiful outdoor places and watching a huge variety of birds feeding, flying and nesting.

Skills - Strength: 3, Balance: 1, Flexibility: 1, Agility: 4, Coordination: 3
Time needed: 30mins + depending on where you watch and what you see, Cost to try: £free + cost of binoculars.




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  Chillin Activities: Beachcombing
Posted on Monday, July 04, 2011 - 08:22 AM (1863 Reads)
Land Activities Beachcombing involves strolling along a beach looking for anything of interest left on the beach. You could find shells, stones, or interesting shaped driftwood.

Skills - Strength: 1, Balance: 1, Flexibility: 1, Agility: 1, Coordination: 1
Time needed: as long as you want, Cost to try: £free



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  Fun Activities: Things to do at the Beach
Posted on Wednesday, June 22, 2011 - 08:43 AM (3600 Reads)
Land Activities Beach Activities cover not just the sand, but the waves and air too. Sandcastles, volleyball and kite surfing are just a few of the things you can do at the beach. But read on as there are plenty more ideas...

Skills - Strength: 1-6, Balance: 1-6, Flexibility: 1-5, Agility: 1-8, Coordination: 1-8
Time needed: As long as you want, Cost to try: £Free depending on gear needed.




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  Adventurous Activities: Battle Reenactments
Posted on Wednesday, June 22, 2011 - 08:20 AM (2676 Reads)
Land Activities Battle Reenactments are where a large group of people dress up in period costume and armour and act out famous battles from history. this involves fighting, horses, seige weapons and cannons!

Skills - Strength: 5, Balance: 4, Flexibility: 1, Agility: 7, Coordination: 6
Time needed: a day, Cost to try: £Free, but you may have to pay to watch at an event.





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  Team Sports: Baton Twirling and Majorettes
Posted on Wednesday, June 22, 2011 - 08:16 AM (1902 Reads)
Land Activities Baton Twirling is where a team perform routines usually to the music of a marching band whilst twirling a baton.

Skills - Strength: 1, Balance: 4, Flexibility: 4, Agility: 1, Coordination: 10
Time needed: A couple of hours, Cost to try: £Free





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  Team Sports: Basketball
Posted on Wednesday, June 22, 2011 - 08:11 AM (1687 Reads)
Land Activities Basketball is a team sport in which two teams of 5 players try to score points against one another by placing a ball through a 10 foot high hoop.

Skills - Strength: 2, Balance: 4, Flexibility: 3, Agility: 6, Coordination: 5
Time needed: As long as you want, Cost to try: £4 for a ball




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  Team Sports: Baseball
Posted on Wednesday, June 22, 2011 - 08:06 AM (1427 Reads)
Land Activities Baseball is a sport played between two teams which have nine players each. The goal of the game is to score ‘runs’ against your opponent, by hitting a thrown ball with a bat and touching four markers called bases that are arranged at the corners of a ninety foot square,

Skills - Strength: 5, Balance: 2, Flexibility: 2, Agility: 4, Coordination: 5
Time needed: 1 hour or more, Cost to try: £8 for a baseball bat and ball





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  Team Sports: Track and Field Athletics
Posted on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 - 10:46 PM (2366 Reads)
Land Activities Track and Field Athletics is a collection of sports events that involve running, throwing, jumping and walking.

Skills - Strength: 10, Balance: 10, Flexibility: 10, Agility: 10, Coordination: 10
Time needed: two hours, Cost to try: £free




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  Adventurous Activities: Adventure Racing and Ultra-Marathons
Posted on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 - 10:37 PM (2849 Reads)
Land Activities Adventure Racing is where you race as a team using a variety of different disciplines such as running, cycling, swimming, climbing etc. Not just a marathon but using your brain.

Skills - Strength: 5, Balance: 5, Flexibility: 5, Agility: 5, Coordination: 4
Time needed: several days, Cost to try: £160




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  Fun Activities: Geocaching With a GPS
Posted on Monday, June 06, 2011 - 12:37 PM (6432 Reads)
Land Activities Geocaching is the use of a global positioning system (GPS) to find hidden caches of items. You then take an item and leave an item in the cache.

Skills - Strength: 2, Balance: 2, Flexibility: 1, Agility: 2, Coordination: 1
Time needed: 2 hours, Cost to try: £free is you borrow a GPS, else



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  Fun Activities: Backyard Sleepovers
Posted on Monday, June 06, 2011 - 12:24 PM (1930 Reads)
Land Activities Backyard Sleepovers are where you camp in the back garden. No need to travel and you get the comforts of home nearby.

Skills - Strength: 1, Balance: 1, Flexibility: 1, Agility: 1, Coordination: 1
Time needed: all night, Cost to try: £free



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  Team Building: Assault Courses and Obstacle Courses
Posted on Sunday, May 29, 2011 - 10:17 PM (5385 Reads)
Land Activities Me Tarzan, you Jane? Fancy flying along a zip wire 10m in the air surrounded by a forest? Then you want to get yourself to an outdoor adventure course!

Assault Courses and Obstacle Courses are a physical challenge that consist of physical obstacles to get past. These include use of strength, balance, and general fitness.

Skills - Strength: 6, Balance: 6, Flexibility: 6, Agility: 6, Coordination: 6
Time needed: 1 hour, Cost to try: Free or minimal cost.



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  Fun Activities: Archery
Posted on Sunday, May 29, 2011 - 10:11 PM (2553 Reads)
Land Activities Archery is where you use a bow to shoot an arrow at a target.

Skills - Strength: 4, Balance: 3, Flexibility: 3, Agility: 1, Coordination: 6
Time needed: 1 hour, Cost to try: £10



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  Fun Activities: Animal Parks, Wildlife Parks and Zoos
Posted on Sunday, May 29, 2011 - 10:03 PM (2683 Reads)
Land Activities Animal Parks, Wildlife Parks and Zoos allow you to be amazed by animals from the wild.

Skills - Strength: 1, Balance: 1, Flexibility: 1, Agility: 1, Coordination: 1
Time needed: 1 day, Cost to try: £20



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  Fun Activities: Airsoft
Posted on Sunday, May 29, 2011 - 09:57 PM (2557 Reads)
Land Activities Airsoft is a primarily recreational activity where replica firearms shooting plastic rounds are used for personal collection, gaming (similar to Paintball), or professional training purposes (Military Simulations and Police training exercises).

Skills - Strength: 5, Balance: 3, Flexibility: 4, Agility: 4, Coordination: 7
Time needed: 3 hours, Cost to try: £50




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  Fun Activities: Zorbing, Sphereing and Hill Rolling
Posted on Sunday, March 06, 2011 - 11:28 PM (6203 Reads)
Land Activities Sphereing, Zorbing or Hill Rolling is the art of strapping yourself inside a large inflatable ball and being rolled head over heels down a big hill!

Skills - Strength: 1, Balance: 1, Flexibility: 1, Agility: 1, Coordination: 1
Time needed: travelling time + 1 hour, Cost to try: £25




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  Fun Activities: Junior Driving Courses for Ages 11+
Posted on Thursday, February 17, 2011 - 09:36 PM (3246 Reads)
Land Activities

Activity Summary

Activity Title:Young Driving
Activity Definition:Driving a car on private land with an instructor before you are legally old enough to drive.
Environment:Land
Adventure Rating:Fun
Number of people required:You and a driving instructor
Time Needed:A couple of hours
Specialist Equipment:A car and some private land.




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  Fun Activities: Rollercoasters and Theme Parks
Posted on Friday, April 17, 2009 - 10:35 PM (10795 Reads)
Land Activities Theme Parks and rollercoasters are the best for a spot of excitement and adventure that doesn't involve much physical exercise.

Our guide to the top theme parks and rollercoasters will help you get the best from your theme park visit.



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  Team Building: Team Building Ideas and Activities for Teens
Posted on Friday, March 06, 2009 - 11:15 PM (62039 Reads)
Land Activities Youth Team Building Activities are a great way of finding out how well you work as part of a team. But why should you bother?



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  Adventurous Activities: Free Running World Championships
Posted on Wednesday, September 03, 2008 - 10:25 PM (9203 Reads)
Land Activities Urban Freeflow, the official worldwide free running and parkour network, have just completed the 2011 free running competition in London on March 20th. Competitors from around the world demonstrated their free running skills to see who was the best free runner.



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