Learn To Kayak 2017

Written by on October 19, 2016 in Adventure Courses, Courses, Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Learn to Kayak in only 4 hours!  Gartan Lough is the beautiful setting for our  ‘Learn to kayak’ sessions. This is a wonderful opportunity to become more proficient at kayaking during your leisure time.  Sessions have been scheduled around adults who may be working during the day. The sessions are run over two evening for […]

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Gartan Challenge Adventure Race

Written by on August 30, 2016 in Adventure Courses, Courses, Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Adventure race based around the idyllic setting of Gartan Lough!! Two superb, challenging courses suitable for both the novice and the experienced adventure racer. First start at 8am. Short Course   30k Stages Distance Run 3.53k Kayak 1k Cycle 1 8.5k Trail Run 5.12k Cycle 2 11.56k   Long Course   46k Stages Distance Run 6.73k Kayak […]

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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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