2017 Summer Camps

Gartan Outdoor Summer Camp

KIDS CAMP 2017  (5-8 year olds) This is a  5 day  fun-filled summer camp. Our Mini campers will enjoy a range of exciting water and land based adventure activities. They will go on a troll hunt, go kayaking everyday, try pontoon jumping on the lake and wade through muddy swamps.  Our mini campers will also have fun with  archery, indoor rock climbing and orienteering. This camp is non-residential.

CAMP DATES: 3rd – 7th July,  10th – 14th July,  17th – 21st July,  24th-28th July,  31st July – 4th August,  7th – 11th August

CAMP TIMES: Monday – Friday  10am – 4pm daily.

COST:  €120 per person for the childhood adventures of a lifetime!

CAMP REQUIREMENTS: Campers will get wet and muddy.  Each day they will require: 

  • Packed lunch
  • Towel/shower toiletries
  • Change of clothes
  • Second pair of old footwear/trainers
  • Plastic bag for wet clothes/towel

A completed BOOKING FORM and a DEPOSIT/FULL PAYMENT will secure your place.  

Online payment will be available shortly. In the meantime contact Gartan TEL: 0749137032 or E: office@gartan.com to reserve your place.  N.B. Places are limited. 

 

Gartan Outdoor Adventure Smmer Camp ADVENTURE CAMP 2017  (9 – 15 year olds) This is a 5 day high energy outdoor summer camp. Our Adventure Campers take to the water in kayaks and canoes. They complete a mud-run, undertake team orienteering sessions and even compete in archery and indoor rock climbing sessions!  Weather permitting this camp may also include a beach outing that guarantees exhilarating surfing and/or pier jumping fun.  This camp is available on both a non-residential basis (day only) and on a residential (overnight stay) basis.

CAMP DATES: 3rd – 7th July,  10th – 14th July,  17th – 21st July,  24th-28th July,  31st July – 4th August,  7th – 11th August

CAMP TIMES: Monday to Friday 10am – 4pm daily.

COST: €130 per person and we may have inspired our adventure campers to pursue a lifelong hobby!

The Residential adventure camps which include meals, evening activities and accommodation range from €265 – €465 per person. The age group ranges are 12-13 years, 14-16 years and 17 years.

CAMP REQUIREMENTS: Campers will get wet and muddy.  Each day they will require: 

  • Packed lunch
  • Towel/shower toiletries
  • Change of clothes
  • Second pair of old footwear/trainers
  • Plastic bag for wet clothes/towel

A completed BOOKING FORM and a DEPOSIT/FULL PAYMENT  will secure your place.  

Online payment will be available shortly. In the meantime contact Gartan TEL: 0749137032 or E: office@gartan.com to reserve your place.  N.B. Places are limited.

 

Gartan Sailing Camp

SAILING CAMP 2017 (9+ year olds) These 1, 2 and 3 day sailing camps are  fully accredited by the Irish Sailing Association (ISA). Gartan OETC is an approved ISA training centre. Our Sailing Campers have the opportunity to gain recognised sailing qualifications.  There are 3 consecutive courses.  Beginners commence with  a 1 day ‘Taste of Sailing’ camp and progress to a 2 day ‘Start Sailing’ camp which culminates in a 3 day ‘Basic Sailing Skills’ camp. 

The first course is a Brief Introductory course ‘Taste of Sailing’.  No knowledge or experience of sailing is required for this course.

The second sailing course is ‘Start Sailing’ and covers topics such as capsizing, tides, currents and weather conditions and their impact on the sailor.

The third course is ‘Basic Sailing Skills’. By the end of this course the camper will be sailing on their own in light wind conditions without assistance from their instructor.  

CAMP REQUIREMENTS: Campers will get wet.  Each day they will require: 

  • Packed lunch
  • Towel/shower toiletries
  • Change of clothes
  • Second pair of old footwear/trainers
  • Plastic bag for wet clothes/towel

COURSE 1: Taste of Sailing

CAMP DATES: Thursday 29th June or Friday 30th June or Monday 24th July

CAMP TIMES: 1 day camp; 10am – 4pm 

COST: €45 per person.

 

COURSE 2: Start Sailing

CAMP DATES: Monday 10th – Tuesday 11th July

CAMP TIMES: 2 day camp; 10am – 4pm 

COST: €75 per person.

 

COURSE 3: Basic Sailing Skills 

CAMP DATES: Wednesday 12th – Friday 14th July

CAMP TIMES: 3 day camp; 10am – 4pm 

COST*: €130 per person and we may have created happy memories, increased confidence and inspired new interests! 

*N.B. If a participant wants to undertake 1 day of basic sailing skills the cost is €50 per person per day.

Online payment will be available shortly. In the meantime contact Gartan TEL: 0749137032 or E: office@gartan.com to reserve your place.  N.B. Places are limited. 

A completed BOOKING FORM and a DEPOSIT/FULL PAYMENT will secure your place.  

 

 

Caroline’s endorses our Outdoor Trainee Instructor Course 2016/17

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 is participating in the 2016/17 Gartan Outdoor Trainee Instructor Course. Thank you Caroline  

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2017 Sailing Camps

2017 Sailing Camps

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

This year at Gartan Outdoor Education and Training Centre we are offering Summer Sailing Camps for absolute beginners. The first camps commence end of June and by mid July participants will be sailing independently. This is a wonderful opportunity to develop an interest in sailing or perhaps a lifelong hobby. Build confidence, have fun, learn […]

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2017 Easter Adventures at Gartan

Written by on March 6, 2017 in Adventure Courses, Easter Camps, Uncategorized with 2 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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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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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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