Normandy Adventure - Activity School Trips

Voyager Adventure at Annoville Beach (Normandy) is the ideal adventure school trip destination. Situated on the stunning sand dune beaches of Normandy, our campsite (Voyager Village) is at the foot of the dunes, creating a safe paradise for school groups to enjoy our activity programme delivered by fully qualified staff. Students stay full board in tents & teachers in Coco Tents.

Exciting 6 day Activity programme from only £328pp* 20 May - 21 July 2018

Voyager Adventure Village, Annoville Beach

The Voyager Camping Village at Les Peupliers is situated a short 400 metre walk from Annoville beach, separated only by dunes and unspoiled grasslands.

The quiet car-free area of Les Mielles is tucked away from tourists, boasting white sandy shores and scenic rolling hills, a quiet space for your adventure. Our Normandy Adventure programme is just one part of a much larger Voyager operation in Normandy, welcoming over 8,000 UK school children every year to our two centres in the area, Château de la BaudonnièreLa Grand' Ferme.

At Les Peupliers, this is no run-of-the-mill camping experience for our teachers as they get to stay in beautiful 'coco tents'. And students stay in tents. 

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  • Students stay in tents and teachers in Coco tents

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  • Team Games

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  • BBQ and Campfire with marshmallows!

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  • Canoeing champions!

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  • A guided walk around Mont St Michel Bay

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  • Students perfect their target skills and become little robin hoods!

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  • Students climb on our very own purpose built climbing wall!

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  • Students abseil down after reaching the top of the tower!

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  • Learning to canoe whilst having a lot of fun!

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  • Boys feeling triumphant after winning the canoe race!

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  • We combine bread baking with singing French songs!

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  • Voyager's Beach, Annoville, tucked away from tourists, boasting white sandy shored with sand-dunes!

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Sample Itinerary ‘ONLY £328pp’

All activities are delivered by fully qualified instructors. Our team also deliver a full programme of evening entertainments, keeping your students occupied from dawn to dusk.

 

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PM

Evening

Sunday

Depart School

Arrive Normandy

Welcome

Monday

Archery

Bread Making

Climbing

Orienteering

Beach Games

Tuesday

Guided Mont St Michel Bay Walk

Oyster & Mussel Farm

Quiz Evening

Wednesday

Goats Cheese Farm

Swimming

Canoeing

Sports Tournament

Thursday

French Market Visit

Abseiling

Team Games

BBQ & Camp Fire

Friday

Return to UK

Arrive School

 
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Sample excursions

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Bay walk to Mont st Michel

Rated one of the most beautiful place in Normandy. Built in the 11th century, the Abbey is a feat of medieval architecture with outstanding and panoramic views over the bay – and its rooms are as impressive as its exterior. As a centre of Christian pilgrimage, the Abbey has been kept in good condition throughout its life. The nearby Maison de la Baie explains the history of Le Mont St Michel with an audiovisual tour.

The adventurous can approach by crossing on the tidal causeway, but wearing shorts is recommended! One of our expert French native guides will be keeping you on course, whilst noting the local flora and fauna, pointing out some of the many points of interest, and explaining about the famous salted sheep.


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Goats Cheese Farm

'La Chèvre rit' is an educational farm situated in Granville. Here your students will have the opportunity to pet the animals (goats, donkeys and many more) and learn how goats cheese is made! Students are invited to observe all the processes involved in the production of this unique product. Ends with a lovely tasting session! http://www.la-chevre-rit.fr/

 


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Oyster and Mussel Farm

Normandy is one of the leading oyster and mussel production regions in France. Your students will be taken on a guided tour of an oyster and mussels farm to see how the Mussels and Oysters are farmed - they'll also be given the opportunity to sample them too!  


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French Market trip

French markets are a staple of French culture and are always lively colourful affairs, selling local produce, French ‘fashion’ and accessories, live animals and plenty of seasonal fruit and veg. The vendors are usually friendly; so there is no better place for your students to practise your French and pick up souvenirs.

Sample activities

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Archery

After the obligatory safety talk, students will learn how to shoot arrows in our safe archery arena. Our qualified staff will teach your students how to perfect their target skills and become little robin hoods.


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Abseiling

On our own purpose built climbing wall, students take it in turns to climb whilst those not climbing will encourage and coach alongside our qualified instructors. The easy part of abseiling comes after you have reached the top of the tower! All ages enjoy this session and after you’ll feel a great sense of achievement. Harnesses, helmets and other necessary safety equipment are all supplied.


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Bread making

Everyone loves making things they can enjoy and eat later, and even more so on our school trip because we combine bread baking with singing French songs! Students love getting covered in flour, kneading their dough and enjoying their tasty treats later with their evening meal.


Orienteering

Orienteering

Students will be taught map reading skills using orienteering games and courses around the site grounds. Orienteering is an excellent motivational and recreational activity, which increases love of the outdoors and promotes environmental awareness.


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Climbing

As with the abseiling, students climb on own purpose built climbing wall. Our trained and qualified staff encourage students to get involved and run competitions and help all to get their personal best. 


Canoeing

Canoeing

Canoeing gives students the opportunity to learn various new skills in a safe, but fun environment. To partake students should be confident in water, but by no means an excellent swimmer. Safety equipment is used at all times.


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Team Games

The staff run various fun and exciting team games. Everyone loves these and they always provide camaraderie among the students. Great for building social and teamwork skills.

Evening Entertainment

Beach Games

On the Monday night the Voyager Adventure team will run various beach games including Volley Ball, Slacklining, Limbo competition, Tug of war (beach style), Frisbee, Football, Sand dune surfing and more! 

Teacher Resources

Find a selection of useful resources, including our comprehensive school trip travel guides, powerpoint presentations, itineraries and essential safety documents

Teacher Resources

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