Early Careers Taster Course



Join us at our upcoming Early Careers Taster Course which offers a 24 hour immersive experience of Outward Bound.

This event is for early careers professionals, training providers, and employers who would like to learn first-hand:

  • How outdoor learning can build resilience, confidence and self-belief in your early talent
  • How Outward Bound residentials can help embed your company values, engage and retain your young employees
  • How other employers and experts are using the outdoors to amplify learning
  • How Outward Bound specifically uses the wilderness to develop the skills needed to thrive at work and in life.
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What: A 24/26 hour experience of Outward Bound. All food, accommodation, instruction, learning and fun are all included!

When: 23-24 October 2024

Where: Eskdale, Lake District

Cost: FREE

Find out for yourself how the power of learning in the wilderness can help early talent discover their own path and achieve more than they ever thought possible.

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We're not your bog standard residential. Find out how we work in partnership with schools, employers and youth groups across the UK.

A Decade of Impact

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Taster Course Agenda

Taster Course Agenda*

Day 1

– Arrival. There will be staff and delegate introductions followed by a brief overview of the agenda and allocation of activity groups.
3.15pm – Take part in an adventure that will give you the chance to experience the journey through the eyes of a participant.
5pm - Return to the centre for tea/coffee and cakes.
6.30pm - Brief tour of the centre and grounds.
Pre-dinner drinks and time for networking and questions.
7.30pm - Dinner and networking opportunities.

Day 2

7.30 am - Breakfast.
8.30 am - Depart on a day’s journey that will show you firsthand what a typical group would experience and a chance to take in the stunning location. Chat to our instructors and Early Careers Team along the way.
4.00pm - Depart.

*Agenda may change.