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Outdoor learning for schools gorge walking activity

Outdoor Education and Learning Activities

Multi-award winning Call of the Wild’s Adventure Britain are licensed with the Adventure Activities Licensing Service to offer outdoor activities to children and young people under the age of 18. Operating in the Brecon Beacons National Park we’re able to deliver safe, value for money adventure based outdoor learning activities and fun school residentials involving activities such as caving, climbing and gorge walking.

We can arrange everything for you from single days through to full residentials using our two centres in the Brecon Beacons.

In 2020 98% of our customers rated their experience with us as good or excellent in terms of their overall experience and value for money

What We Offer

One to six day courses cover all aspects of outdoor pursuits, personal development & key skills.

Higher and Further Education

  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Leisure & Tourism
  • Public Services
  • Sport and Recreation
  • Watersports & Adventure Management
  • Diploma and National Diploma Mountain Skills,
  • Sports Science modules
  • Key Skills/Employability such as problem solving, trust and working with others

Schools

  • School residentials for Years 5 through to Year 11
  • Personal Development – Confidence, Trust & Social Skills
  • Leadership & Group Dynamics – working together effectively
  • Key Stage 2, 3 & 4 Outdoor Activities
  • Expedition training & planning
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme (DOE Expeditions)
  • GCSE Courses linked to National Curriculum such as Physical Education
  • Geology and fieldwork based courses based in the Forest Fawr Geopark
  • ‘A’level course work

Youth Groups

We also have a wealth of experience in catering for youth groups whether it be the Scouts, Guides, Duke of Edinburgh Award Schemes or Charitable Organisations.

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“I just have to write and thank you for the wonderful residential visit we had…..the children enjoyed the week and they haven’t stopped talking about their experiences. You have an excellent team and everyone contributed towards making it a very special week for us all.” — Gill Peters, Hemyock School.

Rock Climbing Activity

A Typical Itinerary for a Year 6 School Residential

  • Day one – Command tasks, team challenges & hill walk Young people climbing with Call of the Wild as part of an adventure activity course in Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales
  • Day two – Climbing and abseiling followed by a gorge walk
  • Day three – Waterfall or Hill Walk
  • Day four – Canoeing, kayaking and caving
  • Day five – Command tasks, team challenges and games

Evening activities can also be arranged to entertain the children. This is an example of one itinerary but we can tailor a programme to suit your requirements.

You may wish to visit for just single day, on a weekend or for a shorter duration.

Canyoning

Why Adventure Britain

We have our own resources including a 70 acre residential centre in the stunning Brecon Beacons. In addition we have our own permanent staff including instructors, catering and admin support to make you trip as easy as possible to organise and deliver.

  • Personal growth through adventure
  • Your safety and enjoyment are our priorities – AALS licensed
  • Accessible – No excessive journeys being just 20 minutes off the M4
  • Natural locations – Brecon Beacons National Park
  • Reduce your workload – We can arrange everything
  • Sole use of facilities
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Canoeing as a school activity

Why Use the Natural Environment of the Brecon Beacons?

Use of the natural environment through adventure activities can make a unique contribution to personal growth through sharing experience, improving self confidence, exploring personal beliefs, attitudes and values whilst living and learning with one’s peers.

“We had a fantastic time with you. Everyone – children and staff – came back exhilarated and keen to pursue the activities they had started to learn. As a veteran of many school camps, I can honestly say that you thought of, and took care of our every need – even quite personal ones! The activities were great, with the right level of challenge and many parents report that their children’s self-esteem has rocketed! The children themselves can’t stop talking about the trip, and ‘sawsome’ is now part of the class vocabulary!” Louise Bray, Burlsecombe School

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School and College Residential centre in Brecon Beacons

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