About us

Some content in this section is pre COVID-19Our current priorities are supporting Education Recovery, Learning Outdoors in and around the school grounds.

East Lothian Council Outdoor Learning Service provides high quality sustainable outdoor learning.

By teaching outdoors we deliver experiential education across the curriculum: in a challenging and enjoyable environment; giving a breadth and depth to learning. Working with East Lothian schools and the wider community we provide outdoor learning in an effective, inspirational and motivating manner.

The Outdoor Learning Service holds East Lothian Council’s Adventure Activities Licensing Authority (AALA) licence. In addition to offering advice and support to the community, the service also provides guidelines for safety and good practice in managing off site visits.

We run a full schedule of events and activities throughout the region for schools and the wider community, including a summer activities programme.

We also provide an extensive programme of personal development outdoor learning opportunities.

UHI presentation can be found here