End of Term Swimming fun with Emmaus

Derek Shurvell writes: Our final meeting of the Summer Term took place at Leams End, a property with stunning views across Sussex to The Downs. On a warm, pleasant evening the youngsters took to the inviting swimming pool for most of the 2 hour session. Those who changed early played various outdoor games in the … [Read more…]

Stream walking & mud sliding.

Derek Shurvell writes: On Friday 5th July the Emmaus Club went Stream Walking at Tywford. This involves, as the name suggests walking along a stream without getting water into your boots. This is harder than you think along a twisty stream with over hangs, fallen tree trunks and deep pools. At the end of our walk … [Read more…]

Emmaus at Chiddinglye, June 2019.

Derek Shurvell writes: Emmaus Club Friday 28th June. On a balmy evening we walked across the fields to Chiddinglye to enjoy the delights of their swimming pool. A good 80 minutes was spent swimming and diving / jumping in, off the diving board, the simple pleasures of life. Tuck was eagerly consumed before walking back to the … [Read more…]

Midsummer with Emmaus

Derek Shurvell writes: On Midsummer we had a lovely treat.  Walking down the hill eastwards from Highbrook Church down to the farm below, enjoying the beautiful Sussex countryside. We then entered ‘Hobbit land ‘ a delightful wood with a stream running through it. 5 groups of youngsters then lit camp fires ( with a little … [Read more…]

Emmaus Club June update

Derek Shurvell writes: The Working party in the Churchyard on 7th June was attended by 5 adults and 9 youngsters. An enthusiastic group cleaned gates and hand rails, cut back a large Rhododendron, raked up long grass & daffodil stems in various parts of the Churchyard and trimmed back an overgrown hedge. Carrying and dragging large bag fulls … [Read more…]