Adventure Camps

Gartan Outdoor Summer Camp

KIDS SUMMER CAMP 2017  (5-8 year olds) 

During this 5 day  fun-filled summer camp our Mini campers enjoy a range of exciting water and land based adventure activities. They try archery, indoor rock climbing and orienteering and even go on a troll hunt. They make smores over a campfire, canoe on a daily basis, try pontoon jumping on the lake and wade through muddy swamps!  This camp is non-residential.

2017 CAMP DATES: 3rd – 7th July,  10th – 14th July,  17th – 21st July, 24th-28th July,  31st July – 4th August,  7th – 11th August, 14th – 18th August.

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

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


Gartan Outdoor Adventure Smmer Camp

ADVENTURE SUMMER CAMP 2017  (9 – 15 year olds)

During this 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 compete in archery and indoor rock climbing sessions!  Weather permitting this camp may include a beach outing that guarantees exhilarating surfing, coasteering and/or pier jumping fun.  This camp is available on both a non-residential basis (day only) and on a residential (overnight) basis.

2017 CAMP DATES: 3rd – 7th July,  10th – 14th July,  17th – 21st July,  24th-28th July,  31st July – 4th August,  7th – 11th August, 14th – 18th 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.


Gartan Sailing Camp

SAILING SUMMER CAMP 2017 (9+ year olds) These 1, 2 and 3 day sailing camps are  fully accredited by the Irish Sailing Association (ISA).  Our Sailing Campers can achieve a recognised qualification.  

There are 3 consecutive courses, ranging in price from €45 – €130pp.

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.  Courses commence at 10am and finish at 4pm daily.

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.

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. 


Each day campers must bring: 

Packed lunch

Towel/shower toiletries

Change of clothes

Second pair of old footwear/trainers

Plastic bag for wet clothes/towel


To book your place contact Gartan TEL: 0749137032 or E:  

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



Mountain Skills 2

Mountain Skills 2

Written by on October 21, 2014 in Adventure Courses, Courses, Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Sign up for Mountain Skills 2 @ Gartan Outdoor Education &Training Centre. Are you keen to further your Mountain Skills Level 1? Gartan are providing Mountain Skills 2.

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Summer Courses @ Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre

Summer Courses @ Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre

Written by on April 30, 2014 in Adventure Courses, Courses with 0 Comments

Still some places available on our Summer Camps, to book a place call 074 9137032 or Email

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SBSS Instructor Revalidation Workshop

SBSS Instructor Revalidation Workshop

Written by on January 8, 2014 in Adventure Courses, Courses, Featured with 0 Comments

(Dinghy) Description: Brief Instructors on development within sport, scheme & ISA. Review their own personal skill Develop instructor skills & knowledge Course Type:  Instructor Level Course Scheme:  Small Boat Sailing Scheme Craft Type:  Dinghy Course Skill:  Not Defined Yet Assumed Knowledge:  Must have ISA SBSS Instructor Qualification Content:  ½ day – Shorebased briefing & admin ½ day – Review of shorebased knowledge […]

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