Rewarding

Rewarding

In Scotland, the Blairgowrie team for Angling for Youth Development (AFYD) held its annual get together for young people, parents, volunteers and coaches at the end of November. Celebrating another successful year, the AGM was followed by a quiz and refreshments. John Cameron, co-ordinator for Blairgowrie AFYD says: “Acknowledging the […]

A windy Loch Walton

A windy Loch Walton

It was a windy Loch Walton on Sunday 16th September when the Members hosted young people from Blairgowrie, Angling for Youth Development, and the Menteith Cormorants, along with coaches and volunteer supporters. Reports are that the experience fishing from the boats was like fishing in the North Sea, with rain […]

Loch Walton challenge.

Loch Walton challenge.

The end of summer arrived with an invite to two youth groups to fish the excellent Loch Walton. Young people from Angling for Youth Development, Blairgowrie, and the Menteith Cormorants, along with coaches and members of Loch Walton Club fished a great day on the Loch, with around 40 fish caught in total, […]

A diverting pastime in Quedgeley – Dreamstore Group Award.

Volunteer supporters at AFYD Gloucester: Tim, Dale, Mark, Ivor and Loui
Volunteer supporters at AFYD Gloucester: Tim, Dale, Mark, Ivor and Loui

Dreamstore’s Group Award this year goes to Angling for Youth Development (AFYD) Gloucester. The group has been steered by local PC Lucy Winterburn (née Kay) who gathered a team of local volunteers who were keen to help local kids become engaged with angling as a pastime. Dreamstore provided coaching training for […]

Motivation for volunteers

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Everyone benefits from on-going training.This year in Scotland, our annual main training day for volunteers and those who have gained a SQA accredited Level 2  coaching qualification through Dreamstore Academy was held on Saturday 22 March at Whitburn. We had an update on child protection, provided by Cameron Denholm who […]