A dose of fresh air

FREE TASTER COURSE: SUPPORTING YOUNG PEOPLE'S MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Find out how the power of learning in the wilderness can nurture young people's mental health and wellbeing at our free taster course on 22-23 November 2019 at our Howtown centre in the Lake District.

This is for head and deputy head teachers, educational professionals, apprenticeship providers, and employers who would like to learn first-hand:

  • How outdoor learning can improve young people's mental health and wellbeing
  • How other schools, employers and experts are using the outdoors to enhance learning
  • How an Outward Bound course uses the wilderness to develop the superpowers young people need to thrive in school, work and life.
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Further info
Taster Course Agenda: 22-23 November 2019

Taster Course Agenda*

Friday

2 pm
– Arrival and welcome tour of the centre. Lunch will be provided.
There will be staff and delegate introductions followed by a brief overview of the agenda and allocation of activity groups.
3 pm – Take part in a water-based adventure that will give you the chance to experience the journey through the eyes of a student.
5 pm - 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.


Saturday

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 Education Team along the way.
4.00pm - Depart.

If you would like to stay over for the Saturday night, please ask and we will help to find some local accommodation for you

*Agenda may change.

Enrolment and medical form

Please ensure that this form is completed and returned at least four weeks prior to the start of your taster course.

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