The Outdoor Education Programme is delivered to the children in such a manner that everyone can participate and feel successful at the end of the session. They are non-competitive and good fun.
The guideline point of this program is to inspire children to take on a healthier way of life dependent on a satisfaction and enthusiasm for the outdoors.
Bronze Gaisce Award
Cost €80 inclusive of Meals, Activities and Accommodation.
24 hour block, 1 x overnight
Activities will take place over a 24 hr period as outlined below. All participants will be asked to help with meal preparation & wash up. While here the kitchen is left open 24/7 to make snacks, tea/coffee sambos etc. There will be ham, lettuce, tomatoes, cheese, fruit, bars etc. available all the time. It will cover all aspects in the syllabus of the Bronze Gaisce Award as laid down by the Gaisce providers.
Silver Gaisce Award
Cost €150 including Meals, Accommodation and Activities.
48 hour block, 2 x overnight
As above, along with a more substantial and longer duration taking part in activities. This may involve an overnight camp depending on the weather but will include 2 nights’ accommodation in the Adventure Centre. Over the course of the 3 days participants will hike, paddle, orienteer etc. for approximately 50 km’s along with rock climbing & numerous other activities. It will cover all aspects in the syllabus of the Silver Gaisce Award as laid down by the Gaisce providers.
Gaisce Gold Award Also Catered For
This is a five-day course which will be designed around the abilities of the group involved. It will cover all aspects in the syllabus of the Gold Gaisce Award as laid down by the Gaisce providers.