About us

Intrepid Ventures is a bushcraft and outdoor activities company like no other. We offer a vast array of activities based around outdoor learning and look to promote the amazing experiences that can be had in the outdoors. Birthday parties and children’s holiday clubs are our speciality.  We are  set over two wonderfully suited sites in Leigh On Sea and Brentwood in Essex. Our camp leaders, predominantly comprised of fully qualified PE / Geography teachers & Mountain Leaders ensure the best delivery for your child’s experience.

 

 
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Ray Bias

Camp Leader

Ray has a wealth of knowledge in education and outdoor learning. He is now in his 14th year as a qualified PE / Geography teacher and pastoral leader at the St Martins School. Alongside holding a number of NGB awards in a variety of sports, he is also proud to share his achievements in outdoor education which include the following;

Duke of Edinburgh Co-Ordinator
Basic Expedition Leader Award - BELA
Ski and adventurous activity trip leader (Ski Course Organiser Trained)
Mountain Leader Award (Summer - Trained)
NCFE IIQ in Bushcraft - Trained
L2 City and Guilds Food Hygiene
Child Protection & Safeguarding - Trained
First Aid in the Outdoors forest school & Paediatric

 
 
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Morgan Evans

CAMP LEADER

Morgan is a dedicated and experienced qualified teacher in PE and ICT. He is now in his 7th year of teaching, currently working at a secondary school in Chelmsford. Alongside his specialisms in the traditional sports of football, basketball, rugby and athletics, Morgan also enjoys his commitments to outdoor education. This includes the following;

NCFE IIQ in Bushcraft - Trained

Child Protection & Safeguarding - Trained

First Aid in the Outdoors forest school & Paediatric

 
 
 
 
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Alan Young

Camp Leader

Alan is a keen outdoors enthusiast having also trained on the prestigious mountain leader course at the national mountain training centre (Plas Y Brennin). His real passion is for climbing, frequently travelling to North Wales and the Peak District to fulfil his eagerness to improve on the real rock face of the famous Tryfan & Stanage Edge. He has an affinity to pass on his love for the outdoors and continues to enthuse others. He is a natural entertainer and displays this in his enthusiasm for outdoor leisure. His qualifications/experience include;
Mountain Leader (Summer - Trained)
Single Pitch Award (SPA) - Climbing Instructor Award
NCFE IIQ in Bushcraft - Trained
Child Protection & Safeguarding - Trained
First Aid in the Outdoors forest school & Paediatric

 
 
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Mike Read

Camp Leader

Mike has taken adventure to new heights with his passion for outdoor mountainous journeys on bike. His zest for travel over challenging conditions on mountain bike has taken him all around the country in some of the most picturesque areas of the UK. Mike has worked at a secondary school in Brentwood as a cover supervisor for four years and is now qualified teacher in PE and Maths. This experience is evident in his approach to teaching and coaching children and the professionalism he displays. His qualifications/experience include;
NCFE IIQ in Bushcraft - Trained
Child Protection & Safeguarding - Trained
First Aid in the Outdoors forest school & Paediatric

 
 
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Martin Winch

Camp Leader

Martin has been involved in coaching and teaching for many years. He has fulfilled the role as cover supervisor at a secondary school in Southend, and has played a crucial part in the development of football at the school. He now leads the PE department at a primary school in Shoeburyness. His enthusiasm extends beyond the traditional sports and has led to Martin becoming a great ambassador of primary sport within the area. His qualification/experiences include;
NCFE IIQ in Bushcraft - Trained
Child Protection & Safeguarding - Trained
First Aid in the Outdoors forest school & Paediatric