For Schools

The Outdoor Learning Service delivers outdoor learning for pupils and teachers in East Lothian Council’s schools. We provide the following:

Adventure Award Days – These are orienteering, climbing and paddle-sports sessions for pupils run at venues across the county.   The calendar of programmed sessions is available here – or request sessions and dates of your choice.   To book onto a session please contact  or call 0131 6535217


Specialist Outdoor Learning Teacher Provision – Contact your schools allocated Outdoor Learning Teacher or email


Staff Development (CLPL) Programme – We offer a number of training courses and NGB awards for ELC staff and external delegates.  The the sessions on offer can be found on the CLPL pages of our website.


Extra curricular and Extra Request Days  – You may wish to discuss this with your school’s allocated Outdoor Learning Teacher.  To book , please complete the booking form and email to .


Inter-School Challenges , Residentials and Competitions –  Themed county-wide events for all Primary and Secondary schools.


Summer Activity Programme – Keep an eye out for the Summer Programme leaflet (should be out to schools  April/May). Let young people know they can book onto many outdoor sessions.

 More detailed information on the Service can be found in the following presentation 

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