Outdoor Activity: Why it is so important to your general health and well-being?

Written by on April 13, 2016 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Outdoor Activity: Why it is so important to your general health and well-being?

According to Martin Seligman, a leading psychologist and educator, there are five major building blocks to general health and well-being:- Positive emotions – feeling good. Engagement – being completely absorbed in activities. Relationships – being authentically and genuinely connected to others. Meaning – purposeful existence. Achievement – a sense of accomplishment and success. How do […]

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Outdoor Activity Instructor Course 2017 – 2018

Written by on March 16, 2016 in Courses, Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Outdoor Activity Instructor Course 2017 – 2018

Are you interested in a career in the Great Outdoors? Recruitment for the ‘Donegal ETB Outdoor Activity Instructor ‘ course at Gartan Outdoor Education and Training Centre occurs in September each year and commences in October. The course is Full-Time and 51 weeks duration. Suitable applicants will be interested in pursuing a career in outdoor […]

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Field Trips @ Gartan OETC

Written by on February 9, 2016 in Adventure Courses, Field Studies, Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Field Trips @ Gartan OETC

  We are so fortunate to be based on an 87 acre woodland estate rich in flora and fauna and ideal for hosting school field trips. Our accessible study location is only a 20 minute drive from Letterkenny in County Donegal. We offer sessions for primary school pupils on biodiversity, leave no trace and people […]

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School’s out!

Written by on October 14, 2015 in Uncategorized
School’s out!

We offer school pupils an exhilarating memorable outdoor learning experience at Gartan Outdoor Education and Training Centre. Pupils can participate in fun adventure sports activities at the centre or on nearby mountains, beaches and coastlines. In addition using workshops and field studies classes can focus on subject or skills areas. Our school tours and workshop […]

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Feedback from our Trainee Outdoor Instructors

Written by on November 18, 2014 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Feedback from our Trainee Outdoor  Instructors

Here are some comments from individuals who successfully completed the Outdoor Activity Instructor Course at Gartan OETC: This course has changed my perspective on what I want to do with my life, with the places we have seen and the people we have met I couldn’t imagine myself in any other line of work. Overall […]

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