Students can sail the seas!

Students can sail the seas!

Written by on December 30, 2017 in Adventure Courses with 0 Comments

From September 2018 schools can offer two new curricula for Physical Education at senior cycle. The Department of Education in Ireland invited applications in December 2017.  Schools can apply at http://bit.ly/2CLws0J   The closing date 16 January 2018. The new PE curriculum enables students to choose three physical activities from three out of six categories. Personal exercise […]

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2018 Mountain Skills Training

2018 Mountain Skills Training

Written by on December 14, 2017 in Adventure Courses with 0 Comments

We will be running a series of Mountain Skills Training Programmes in Spring 2018. These outdoor programmes will be delivered at Gartan OETC, Church Hill, County Donegal, only 20 minutes drive from Letterkenny. The Mountain Skills Training Programmes are accredited by the National Governing Body (NGB) Mountaineering Ireland and are ideal for anyone wishing to […]

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Halloween Horrorienteering!!!!

Halloween Horrorienteering!!!!

Written by on October 5, 2017 in Adventure Courses with 0 Comments

On an annual basis on All Hallows’ Eve we host our heinous HORRIENTEERING sessions at Gartan! Can you read a basic map? Can you run? Are you up for a thrilling experience in a deep dark forest? If you answered yes to any of the above then be brave and book your 1 hour HORRORIENTEERING session. These sessions are […]

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2016/17 Outdoor Trainee Instructor Caroline composes a song in celebration.

2016/17 Outdoor Trainee Instructor Caroline composes a song in celebration.

Written by on June 7, 2017 in Adventure Courses with 0 Comments

We are delighted to have received this lovely endorsement from the talented Caroline Glackin. Caroline successfully completed the Donegal ETB 2016/17  Outdoor Activity Instructor Course. Caroline’s traineeship was based at Gartan OETC and she undertook training in sailing, emergency rescue, mountaineering skills, rock climbing, kayaking, powerboat operations and first aid. The closing date for the […]

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Let’s set sail!

Let’s set sail!

Written by on June 7, 2017 in Adventure Courses with 0 Comments

Do you want to learn to sail? Gartan Outdoor Education and Training Centre are offering a series of Sailing Skills Courses for absolute beginners. All courses are certified and approved by the Irish Sailing Association (ISA). There are 3 consecutive courses in the series. The preliminary course is Taste of Sailing (1 day) followed by […]

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