Outdoor Education and Training gives you a unique learning environment, providing you with opportunities for active, experiential and social learning through water-based, land-based and centre-based activities. The benefits of this exciting and innovative approach to learning are many and include; improving your resilience and problem-solving, developing your communication and teamwork skills, discovering your personal strengths and weaknesses, improving your self-confidence, self-esteem and self-knowledge, developing your creative and critical thinking, preparing for employment, and progressing your studies in Further Education and Training.
Outdoor Education and Training is offered at two of our FET centres in the following locations:
Kilfinane in County Limerick and The Burren in County Clare.
In compliance with COVID-19 public health guidelines our Further Education and Training Centres and Colleges currently remain closed to the public but continue with enrolment planning for the 20/21 academic year.
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Outdoor Education
and Training Centre The Burren

The Outdoor Education and Training Centre The Burren is a purpose-built Further Education and Training Centre located in the heart of the Burren in County Clare. We provide high quality outdoor and adventure activities to people of all ages, specializing in education and youth work. Our courses provide you with rich and memorable outdoor experiences to develop your key skills. Our dedicated, enthusiastic and professional team have over 30 years of experience. Choose from a wide range of courses on offer such as Caving in the Burren, Rock Climbing, Kayaking, Hill Walking, Canoeing and so much more.

To explore what’s on offer and to get in touch, check out www.burrenoec.com

Outdoor Education
and Training Centre Kilfinane

The Outdoor Education and Training Centre Kilfinane provides a high-quality outdoor education experience for Further Education and Training courses, schools and youth work.
Our courses use adventure sports and the great outdoors to challenge you to realise your potential, develop your skills and enhance your wellbeing through time in nature. All courses are designed to suit your needs and are delivered in an active, safe and enjoyable environment. Choose from a wide range of courses on offer such as Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing, Kayaking, First Aid, Canoeing and so much more.

To explore what’s on offer and to get in touch, check out www.kilfinaneoec.com

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Outdoor Education and
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And a tall bee orchid flourishes even with all the work ...

And a tall bee orchid flourishes even with all the work

The building work to replace windows at the centre is coming to an end. So we all should be able to come back to work soon. Then we’ll plan welcoming people back to the Burren. ...

The building work to replace windows at the centre is coming to an end. So we all should be able to come back to work soon. Then we’ll plan welcoming people back to the Burren.Image attachmentImage attachment

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Outdoor Education and
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WE ARE RE-OPENING !!

KILFINANE OETC ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE WE WILL BE RE-OPENING FOR ACTIVITIES FROM MONDAY 13TH JULY.

OUR COURSE OPTIONS WILL GO LIVE ON OUR WEBSITE FOR BOOKING OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS AT THIS LINK kilfinaneoec.com/book-online/



OUR SUMMER PROGRAMME WILL INCLUDE:

· Youth MTB Academy 12-15 yrs

· Youth Kayaking Academy 10-14 yrs

· Multi – activity Camp 10-14 yrs

· Family ‘How to’ courses in Kayaking,
Mountain Biking and Rockwall Climbing

· Women’s Paddlesports

· Level 2 Kayak Instructor

· And more

ALL OUR COURSES WILL BE RUN IN LINE WITH GOVERNMENT AND HSE ADVICE ON COVID-19. THIS WILL MEAN SOME ADJUSTMENTS TO THE WAY WE NORMALLY OPERATE SO PLEASE READ COURSE INFORMATION CAREFULLY WHEN BOOKING.

WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO GETTING OUTDOORS WITH YOU SOON!
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Delighted for ye, best of luck and enjoy!

Is young adventures camp coming bk?my son loved it😄

Fantastic folks

Great news guys!

Excellent !

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WOMENS PADDLESPORTS:
Course dates: 11/ 13/ 18/ 20 August 6.45pm-9pm
CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION & BOOK ONLINE kilfinaneoec.com/book-online/
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WOMENS PADDLESPORTS:
Course dates: 11/ 13/ 18/ 20 August   6.45pm-9pm
CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION & BOOK ONLINE https://kilfinaneoec.com/book-online/

Are you interested in an exciting and innovative approach to learning?

Outdoor Education and Training offers a unique learning
environment, providing you with opportunities for active, experiential and social learning through water-based, land-based and centre-based activities. There are so many benefits to this inspiring method of learning.

We offer Outdoor Education and Training at two locations in the region: Kilfinane, County Limerick and The Burren, County Clare.

Check out our new webpage on Outdoor Education and Training www.learningandskills.ie/outdoor-education to find out more!

#FindTheBestInYou #OutdoorEducationAndTraining #FurtherEducationAndTraining #TheGreatOutdoors #TrySomethingNew #ExperientialLearning #Limerick #Clare #Kilfinane #TheBurren
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Outdoor Learning - Online resources

Next up in our online learning resources is knots for rockclimbing - re-threaded Figure of 8. A reminder for all the gang in our Youth Rockwall Academy to keep practising these knots for when we are back in action. www.kilfinaneoec.com
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Excellent Mr.Hayes

Well done Jamie

Well done Jamie Hayes

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