Atmospheric night paddle on Gartan Lough. Join us at Gartan to admire the night sky from the tranquillity of Gartan lough. It will be a beautiful evening for all to enjoy. We are hoping for clear weather and calm conditions. We can provide kayak or canoe, paddle and buoyancy aid. We can provide a wetsuit … Continue reading Night Paddle @ Gartan Lough 2018
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 … Continue reading Learn To Kayak 2017
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 … Continue reading Outdoor Activity: Why it is so important to your general health and well-being?
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 … Continue reading Outdoor Activity Instructor Course 2017 – 2018
[slider id=’772′ name=’Geography and Biology Field Studies at Gartan’] 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 … Continue reading Field Trips @ Gartan OETC