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Borneo Expedition Presentation for parents

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Presentation from the parents' meeting about the Borneo expedition 2015 from Chew Valley School

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Borneo Expedition Presentation for parents

  1. 1. Your door to the World...
  2. 2. Who we are Formed by Expedition Professionals Dan Trueman – Managing Director • Mountain Leader Award Holder • Expedition experience above 8000m • Led and participated in expeditions on 4 continents • Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society Mike Trueman – Chairman • Formerly an officer in the Gurkhas • Reached the summit of Everest in 1999 • Responsible for over 1500 school expeditions • Previous Chair of Expedition Providers Association Dr Raj Joshi – Medical Advisor • Authority on expedition medicine • Summited of Everest in 2007 • Completed the 7 summits in 2012 Mark Brazier – Director of Operations • Personally Led over 30 school expeditions • 25 years in the Army • Wilderness medical trainer • Mentor Institute of Outdoor Learning • Altitude experience over 7000m Tom Trueman – Director of Programmes • Wilderness medical trainer • Summited Kilimanjaro and trekked to Everest • Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society
  3. 3. • The expedition belongs to the students • It is a development programme and not just a visit to an exotic location • True Adventure will provide a personal service throughout the preparation phase and the expedition
  4. 4. Quality Control True Adventure were instrumental in setting the standards for this national award. All companies who hold the award are regularly assessed to ensure they meet the standards.
  5. 5. Other Professional Bodies
  6. 6. Borneo Expedition 2015
  7. 7. Chew Magna Borneo
  8. 8. 4 Phases • Acclimatisation • Trekking • Project • Rest & Relaxation
  9. 9. Acclimatisation • • • Long flight Heat Environment
  10. 10. Trekking How hard you want to trek is up to you! Treks can be short or long
  11. 11. The Project Schools or Communities
  12. 12. Rest and Review
  13. 13. Develop fund raising skills Plan your expedition and learn about the country and environment  Prepare you to go on expedition as a team  Have the experience of a life time on expedition   IT`S YOUR EXPEDITION!
  14. 14. Car Washing Saturday job £1000 Bag Packing Holiday Work £1000 Quiz Evening £450 Sponsored Events £550 Cake Sales
  15. 15. What you get from the expedition Social Skills Culture CV Leadership experience Sense of achievement Confidence Adventure Life Skills Scenery
  16. 16. What the cost doesn’t include • Visa’s and Vaccinations – Approx £200 • Kit and Equipment Approx £150 • Spending Money – Approx £50
  17. 17. • • • • • • • Expedition preparation Flights and all in-country food, accommodation, transport and culture Expedition group equipment Medical insurance Training Leaders Safety and Back up
  18. 18. Safety and Back up Team training Reconnaissance • Qualified and experienced leaders • Comprehensive insurance • Country/activity specific risk assessment system • Medical plan • Medical assistance agency • Satellite communications • 24 hour Operations Room in the UK • Response Team in country • True Adventure Medical Adviser • •
  19. 19. Satellite Tracking All of our expeditions are tracked by satellite which can be followed by schools, family and friends through a dedicated website.
  20. 20. Launch Meeting th Wednesday 4 December at Lunchtime

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