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 […]

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 […]

Quedgeley Academy completed…

Lucy with the AFYD team of volunteers and the Dreamstore Academy tutors and assessors.

A busy weekend with Dreamstore Day on the Saturday and the final assessment weekend for the Quedgeley based course completing on Sunday 25th.  The weekend saw nine complete the course for Level 2 (UKCC Standard) SQA Sports Coaching: Angling.  Luck Kay, Police Community Officer in Quedgeley, is the local organiser who has gathered a […]

Dreamstore Academy in Blairgowrie

The 2009 Dreamstore Academy has taken place in Blairgowrie High School.  Blairgowrie is the centre of Angling For Youth Development (AFYD), and many of the participants were gaining a coaching qualification to help in their local AFYD groups already in existence, or on the planning board for later in the year. AFYD participants included a […]