Author Archives: Andy Duff

The Adventure Academy needs you!

What is the Adventure Academy… A group of pupils from across East Lothian Council  schools who meet and work together on a range of outdoor adventurous activities including rock-climbing, orienteering, canoeing, kayaking and mountain sports. When and where  … From September … Continue reading

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Summer Outdoor Adventures Program is Live!

The Outdoor Learning Service 2019 Summer program delivered in partnership with Venturing Out CIC is now open for bookings. You have 3 weeks to choose from, spread through the Summer holidays.  Each week has the same format, each day runs … Continue reading

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Pupil Winter Skills Residentials – Cairngorms Feb and Mar

This year we are back at the fine facilities of Badaguish in the Cairngorms National Park. Why attend … The Scottish winter mountains can be a challenging environment.  They are an excellent place to help you gain skills and confidence. We will … Continue reading

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The Tour of Mont Blanc – A challenging adventure for Geography and Modern Language Pupils in Summer 2019

Passing through France, Italy and Switzerland The Tour du Mont Blanc (TMB) is a 170km trek around the Mont Blanc massif, with a total ascent of over 10,000m – that’s more than climbing Everest! The reward; stunning scenery, the chance to improve your … Continue reading

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The Adventure Academy … the story so far.

For 2017-18 The Outdoor Learning Service launched the Adventure Academy.  A county wide outdoor activities ‘club’ for S2.  Pupils from Tranent, Musselburgh and Dunbar secondary schools have just completed their first term’s programme of activities.  These included watersports, indoor climbing … Continue reading

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