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2017 Easter Adventures at Gartan

2017 Easter Adventures at Gartan

Written by on March 6, 2017 in Adventure Courses, Easter Camps, Uncategorized with 0 Comments

This year we are offering two types of Easter Camp at Gartan. Each camp is non residential, and of one to four days duration. Both camps provide a great deal of fun, and a real chance to learn new skills in the outdoors, while meeting old and new friends. The ‘Explorer’ programme includes activities such […]

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The Race 2017 at Gartan OETC

The Race 2017 at Gartan OETC

Written by on March 6, 2017 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

This weekend, the well established annual event, The Race, organised in support of Self Help Africa, takes place at Gartan. This unsupported endurance event crosses the rugged landscape of North West Donegal. Competitors travel the route on foot, bike and sea kayak, covering the gruelling 250 kilometres in 24 hours, taking on all the challenges […]

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Night Paddle @ Gartan Lough

Night Paddle @ Gartan Lough

Written by on October 25, 2016 in Courses, Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Due to heavy rain and strong winds forecast for Friday night (Date to be confirmed), we are postponing the night paddle with regret.  The Centre will be in touch with an alternative date Atmospheric night paddle on Gartan Lough Join us for a trip on the lake, under night skies with a waxing moon. We’re […]

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Halloween Camp 2016

Halloween Camp 2016

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

Are your children at a loose end over the Halloween mid-term? Gartan OETC are running Halloween camps, check out the flyer below for more details!!

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Devils Realm 2016

Devils Realm 2016

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

The DEVILS REALM 2016 Please read our Terms of entry below. The Devils Realm is a professional Haunted scare Walkthrough. No booking needed. This event is intense with effects that… are intended to increase the realism of it . For this reason , our event is unsuitable for the following people…. Pregnant women. People with […]

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Gartan Challenge Adventure Race

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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Sailing @ Gartan

Sailing @ Gartan

Written by on August 3, 2016 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

SAILNG COURSES -August 2016 Taste of Sailing For complete beginners, this provides an opportunity to try sailing without commitment. Duration:     3 hours Price:           €40pp Age:               Minimum age 9 yrs Dates:          4th Aug ‘16 Start Sailing An excellent introduction to the basics, you’ll be really at home with rigging & rope […]

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Blueway 10k Gartan OETC

Blueway 10k Gartan OETC

Written by on May 10, 2016 in Courses, Featured, Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Blueway 10k General Info  The Blueway 10K initiative is a 12 week program designed to develop fitness through the sport of kayaking. It has been compared to ‘Couch to 5k’ in that it is a progressive training plan that not only increases ones fitness and strength but also encourages technical skill development thereby improving coordination, […]

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

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

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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Summer Camps 2016 @ Gartan OETC

Summer Camps 2016 @ Gartan OETC

Written by on April 12, 2016 in Adventure Courses, Courses, New cat, Uncategorized with 2 Comments

Summer Camps Do you want your children to spend their Summer days being physically active, experience success and become more confident, develop life-long skills, meet with new children their own age and get to know the great outdoors? Gartan has the answer for you… Summer Camps at Gartan OETC.   We have a mad mix of Summer […]

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