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Reasons not to come in winter
And why you should ignore these.
Don't let voices of doubt or worry stand in the way of taking your pupils on an Outward Bound adventure this winter.
We promise it will all be fine - and 100% worth it!
1. It will be too cold and wet
It may be a cliché, but there's no such thing as bad weather, only unsuitable clothing.
We have all the kit and equipment you could ever need to keep you and your pupils safe, warm and dry (when you need to be!) - and it's all included in the price.
2. There's less to do on the shorter days
Shorter days don't mean less adventure during the winter months.
In fact, winter opens up a whole new world that the summer doesn't. Think dark and starry nights, cosy camps with hot chocolate, and awe-inspiring winter landscapes and wildlife.
3. The timing will get in the way of lessons
A winter residential actually enhances teaching and exam prep and has a greater impact.
Imagine reaping the rewards of teaching pupils who are more confident and resilient throughout the whole school year - not just at the end! Research shows winter residentials can have a greater impact than going in the summer.
4. The weather might stop us in our tracks
It's extremely rare for a school or group to be unable to travel due to adverse weather conditions.
But if the 'Beast from the East' makes a return, be rest assured that all of our courses are fully insured. So, in the rare event you have to cancel, you wouldn't be out of pocket and we can rebook your course straight away.
Get in touch
Have we convinced you to come in winter? Get in touch to see how we can help you and your school.
Free winter taster course
Join us at our free taster course on 22-23 November on supporting young people's mental health and wellbeing.
We provide funding to those that really need it. Over 80% of our education participants received funding last year.