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July 2018

30July

Adventure Camps

Our summer adventure camps offer an action packed week of adventure sports and activities. Camps run from 9.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday for July and August. Camps for 6 to 9 year olds involve adventure activities every morning followed by a less challenging afternoon of arts, crafts and games. Camps for 10 years old and over involve five full days of adventure sports and activities including sailing, kayaking, climbing, orienteering, archery, canoeing, mudrun, raft building, team games and more.…

09:30 - Aug, 03 16:30
Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre, Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre
Churchill, Co. Donegal Ireland
30July

Downings Sailing & Windsurfing School and Beach Camp

Gartan are back on the beach this summer offering sailing lessons, windsurfing lessons and multi activity beach camps. We will be operating for four consecutive weeks starting Monday 9th July. Beach camps run Monday to Friday in the morning from 9.45am to 12.15am or in the afternoon from 1.15pm to 3.45pm. Activities include kayaking, coasteering pier jumping, beach games and more. Minimum Age: 8 years. Sailing lessons run Monday to Friday in the morning from 9.45am to 12.30pm or in the…

09:45 - Aug, 03 15:45
Downings Sailing & Windsurfing School, Trá Beg
Downings, Donegal Ireland

August 2018

06August

Adventure Camps

Our summer adventure camps offer an action packed week of adventure sports and activities. Camps run from 9.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday for July and August. Camps for 6 to 9 year olds involve adventure activities every morning followed by a less challenging afternoon of arts, crafts and games. Camps for 10 years old and over involve five full days of adventure sports and activities including sailing, kayaking, climbing, orienteering, archery, canoeing, mudrun, raft building, team games and more.…

09:30 - Aug, 10 16:30
Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre, Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre
Churchill, Co. Donegal Ireland
20August

Adventure Camps

Our summer adventure camps offer an action packed week of adventure sports and activities. Camps run from 9.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday for July and August. Camps for 6 to 9 year olds involve adventure activities every morning followed by a less challenging afternoon of arts, crafts and games. Camps for 10 years old and over involve five full days of adventure sports and activities including sailing, kayaking, climbing, orienteering, archery, canoeing, mudrun, raft building, team games and more.…

09:30 - Aug, 24 16:30
Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre, Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre
Churchill, Co. Donegal Ireland
28August

Gartan Night Paddle

The Night Paddle is back! Experience the night sky from the tranquility of Gartan Lough by signing up for our night paddle on the 28th August. We provide all equipment including wetsuits and buoyancy aids. Prior kayaking or canoeing experience is beneficial but not essential. All you need to bring is a head torch and glow sticks (Glow sticks are available on the night for €5). Spaces are limited so book now to avoid disappointment (Minimum age 16). Cost: €29…

21:00 - 23:30
Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre, Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre
Churchill, Co. Donegal Ireland

September 2018

01September

Introductory Kayaking Course

Gartan OETC are running an introductory kayaking course starting Saturday 1st September for three consecutive weeks. During the course you will learn the fundamentals of paddlesport and experience a variety of different boats. There are two session times starting at 9.30am or 11.30am. The sessions will be run by fully qualified and experienced instructors who will take an individualised approach with all participants (Minimum age 16). Session 1: 9.30am - 11.00am Session 2: 11.30am - 1.00pm Cost: €60pp.

09:30 - Sep, 15 13:00
Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre, Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre
Churchill, Co. Donegal Ireland

October 2018

06October

Introductory Kayaking Course

Gartan OETC are running an introductory kayaking course starting Saturday 6th October for three consecutive weeks. During the course you will learn the fundamentals of paddlesport and experience a variety of different boats. The sessions will be run by fully qualified and experienced instructors who will take an individualised approach with all participants (Minimum age 16). Session Time: 9.30am – 11.00am Cost: €60pp.

09:30 - Oct, 20 11:00
Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre, Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre
Churchill, Co. Donegal Ireland
06October

Improver Kayaking Course

Gartan OETC are running an improver kayaking course starting Saturday 6th October for three consecutive weeks. This course is ideal for someone who has completed one of our introductory courses or anyone who has some basic kayaking skills and experience. During the course you will build on the fundamentals of paddlesport while experiencing a variety of different boats. The sessions will be run by fully qualified and experienced instructors who will take an individualised approach with all participants (Minimum age…

11:30 - Oct, 20 13:00
Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre, Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre
Churchill, Co. Donegal Ireland
13October

Mountain Skills Autumn Series

The Mountain Skills Training Programmes are accredited by Mountaineering Ireland and are ideal for anyone wishing to acquire the knowledge and skills to feel safe and confident navigating hills and mountains. MS1 and MS2 are generally run over two-day periods and comprise a mixture of indoor informal lectures/discussions and outdoor practical sessions. Mountain Skills 1 Mountain Skills 1 (MS1) is a two day course including mountain skills theory and its practical application.  This course includes map-reading and simple navigation techniques,…

00:00 - Oct, 14 23:59
Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre, Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre
Churchill, Co. Donegal Ireland

November 2018

24November

Mountain Skills Autumn Series

The Mountain Skills Training Programmes are accredited by Mountaineering Ireland and are ideal for anyone wishing to acquire the knowledge and skills to feel safe and confident navigating hills and mountains. MS1 and MS2 are generally run over two-day periods and comprise a mixture of indoor informal lectures/discussions and outdoor practical sessions. Mountain Skills Two (MS2) is a two day course with an added element of night navigation, hence participants will finish at 10.30pm approx. on the first day. This…

00:00 - Nov, 25 23:59
Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre, Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre
Churchill, Co. Donegal Ireland

April 2019

15April

Easter Camps

Our Easter Adventure Camps offer four days of action packed adventure sports and activities. Camps run daily from 9.30am to 4:30pm. Camps for 6 to 9 year olds involve adventure activities every morning followed by a less challenging afternoon of arts, crafts and games. Camps for 10 years old and over involve four full days of adventure sports and activities including sailing, kayaking, climbing, orienteering, archery, canoeing, mudrun, raft building, team games and more. We provide all equipment including wetsuits…

09:30 - Apr, 18 16:30
Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre, Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre
Churchill, Co. Donegal Ireland
23April

Easter Camps

Our Easter Adventure Camps offer four days of action packed adventure sports and activities. Camps run daily from 9.30am to 4:30pm. Camps for 6 to 9 year olds involve adventure activities every morning followed by a less challenging afternoon of arts, crafts and games. Camps for 10 years old and over involve four full days of adventure sports and activities including sailing, kayaking, climbing, orienteering, archery, canoeing, mudrun, raft building, team games and more. We provide all equipment including wetsuits…

09:30 - Apr, 26 16:30
Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre, Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre
Churchill, Co. Donegal Ireland

July 2019

01July

Adventure Camps

*** SOLD OUT ***

09:30 - Jul, 05 16:30
Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre, Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre
Churchill, Co. Donegal Ireland
01July

Downings Sailing & Windsurfing School and Beach Camp

Gartan are back on the beach this summer offering sailing lessons, windsurfing lessons and multi activity beach camps. We will be operating for seven consecutive weeks starting Monday 1st July. Beach camps run Monday to Friday in the morning from 9.45am to 12.15am or in the afternoon from 1.15pm to 3.45pm. Activities include kayaking, coasteering pier jumping, beach games and more. Minimum Age: 8 years. Sailing lessons run Monday to Friday in the morning from 9.45am to 12.15pm. Courses are…

09:45 - Jul, 05 15:45
Downings Sailing & Windsurfing School, Trá Beg
Downings, Donegal Ireland
08July

Adventure Camps

Our summer adventure camps offer an action packed week of adventure sports and activities. Camps run from 9.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday for seven weeks during July and August. Camps for 6 to 9 year olds involve adventure activities every morning followed by a less challenging afternoon of arts, crafts and games. Camps for 10 years old and over involve five full days of adventure sports and activities including sailing, kayaking, climbing, orienteering, archery, canoeing, mudrun, raft building, team…

09:30 - Jul, 12 16:30
Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre, Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre
Churchill, Co. Donegal Ireland
08July

Downings Sailing & Windsurfing School and Beach Camp

Gartan are back on the beach this summer offering sailing lessons, windsurfing lessons and multi activity beach camps. We will be operating for seven consecutive weeks starting Monday 1st July. Beach camps run Monday to Friday in the morning from 9.45am to 12.15am or in the afternoon from 1.15pm to 3.45pm. Activities include kayaking, coasteering pier jumping, beach games and more. Minimum Age: 8 years. Sailing lessons run Monday to Friday in the morning from 9.45am to 12.15pm. Courses are…

09:45 - Jul, 12 15:45
Downings Sailing & Windsurfing School, Trá Beg
Downings, Donegal Ireland
15July

Adventure Camps

*** SOLD OUT ***

09:30 - Jul, 19 16:30
Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre, Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre
Churchill, Co. Donegal Ireland
15July

Downings Sailing & Windsurfing School and Beach Camp

Gartan are back on the beach this summer offering sailing lessons, windsurfing lessons and multi activity beach camps. We will be operating for seven consecutive weeks starting Monday 1st July. Beach camps run Monday to Friday in the morning from 9.45am to 12.15am or in the afternoon from 1.15pm to 3.45pm. Activities include kayaking, coasteering pier jumping, beach games and more. Minimum Age: 8 years. Sailing lessons run Monday to Friday in the morning from 9.45am to 12.15pm. Courses are…

09:45 - Jul, 19 15:45
Downings Sailing & Windsurfing School, Trá Beg
Downings, Donegal Ireland
20July

Kayaking Sessions

*** SOLD OUT ***

13:00 - 16:30
Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre, Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre
Churchill, Co. Donegal Ireland
22July

Adventure Camps

*** SOLD OUT ***

09:30 - Jul, 26 16:30
Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre, Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre
Churchill, Co. Donegal Ireland
22July

Downings Sailing & Windsurfing School and Beach Camp

Gartan are back on the beach this summer offering sailing lessons, windsurfing lessons and multi activity beach camps. We will be operating for seven consecutive weeks starting Monday 1st July. Beach camps run Monday to Friday in the morning from 9.45am to 12.15am or in the afternoon from 1.15pm to 3.45pm. Activities include kayaking, coasteering pier jumping, beach games and more. Minimum Age: 8 years. Sailing lessons run Monday to Friday in the morning from 9.45am to 12.15pm. Courses are…

09:45 - Jul, 26 15:45
Downings Sailing & Windsurfing School, Trá Beg
Downings, Donegal Ireland
29July

Adventure Camps

*** SOLD OUT ***

09:30 - Aug, 02 16:30
Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre, Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre
Churchill, Co. Donegal Ireland
29July

Downings Sailing & Windsurfing School and Beach Camp

Gartan are back on the beach this summer offering sailing lessons, windsurfing lessons and multi activity beach camps. We will be operating for seven consecutive weeks starting Monday 1st July. Beach camps run Monday to Friday in the morning from 9.45am to 12.15am or in the afternoon from 1.15pm to 3.45pm. Activities include kayaking, coasteering pier jumping, beach games and more. Minimum Age: 8 years. Sailing lessons run Monday to Friday in the morning from 9.45am to 12.15pm. Courses are…

09:45 - Aug, 02 15:45
Downings Sailing & Windsurfing School, Trá Beg
Downings, Donegal Ireland

August 2019

05August

Adventure Camp

***SOLD OUT***

09:30 - Aug, 09 16:30
Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre, Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre
Churchill, Co. Donegal Ireland
06August

Downings Sailing & Windsurfing School and Beach Camp

Gartan are back on the beach this summer offering sailing lessons, windsurfing lessons and multi activity beach camps. Beach camps run Tuesday to Friday in the morning from 9.45am to 12.15am or in the afternoon from 1.15pm to 3.45pm. Activities include kayaking, coasteering pier jumping, beach games and more. Minimum Age: 8 years. Sailing lessons run Tuesday to Friday in the morning from 9.45am to 12.15pm. Courses are run in accordance with Irish Sailing guidelines and certification is included as…

09:45 - Aug, 10 15:45
Downings Sailing & Windsurfing School, Trá Beg
Downings, Donegal Ireland
10August

Hill Walking Autumn Series – Introduction

Are you an aspiring Hillwalker but lack the confidence to go off the beaten track? Are you apprehensive when you see clouds approaching the hill tops and worry about poor visibility? Do you want to go hillwalking without these worries? Our hillwalking and navigation courses have all the answers. We are running a series of half day hillwalking courses throughout the autumn that will introduce you to key skills such as route planning, map reading, compass work and more. Enjoy…

09:30 - 13:30
Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre, Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre
Churchill, Co. Donegal Ireland
12August

Adventure Camp

*** SOLD OUT ***

09:30 - Aug, 16 16:30
Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre, Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre
Churchill, Co. Donegal Ireland
12August

Downings Sailing & Windsurfing School and Beach Camp

Gartan are back on the beach this summer offering sailing lessons, windsurfing lessons and multi activity beach camps. We will be operating for seven consecutive weeks starting Monday 1st July. Beach camps run Monday to Friday in the morning from 9.45am to 12.15am or in the afternoon from 1.15pm to 3.45pm. Activities include kayaking, coasteering pier jumping, beach games and more. Minimum Age: 8 years. Sailing lessons run Monday to Friday in the morning from 9.45am to 12.15pm. Courses are…

09:45 - Aug, 16 15:45
Downings Sailing & Windsurfing School, Trá Beg
Downings, Donegal Ireland

September 2019

14September

Hill Walking Autumn Series – Map Matters

Are you an aspiring Hillwalker but lack the confidence to go off the beaten track? Are you apprehensive when you see clouds approaching the hill tops and worry about poor visibility? Do you want to go hillwalking without these worries? Our hillwalking and navigation courses have all the answers. We are running a series of half day hillwalking courses throughout the autumn that will introduce you to key skills such as route planning, map reading, compass work and more. Enjoy…

09:30 - 13:30
Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre, Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre
Churchill, Co. Donegal Ireland

October 2019

12October

Hillwalking Autumn Series – Compass Capers

Are you an aspiring Hillwalker but lack the confidence to go off the beaten track? Are you apprehensive when you see clouds approaching the hill tops and worry about poor visibility? Do you want to go hillwalking without these worries? Our hillwalking and navigation courses have all the answers. We are running a series of half day hillwalking courses throughout the autumn that will introduce you to key skills such as route planning, map reading, compass work and more. Enjoy…

09:30 - 13:30
Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre, Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre
Churchill, Co. Donegal Ireland
26October

Hillwalking Autumn Series – Steep Ground Exploration

Are you an aspiring Hillwalker but lack the confidence to go off the beaten track? Are you apprehensive when you see clouds approaching the hill tops and worry about poor visibility? Do you want to go hillwalking without these worries? Our hillwalking and navigation courses have all the answers. We are running a series of half day hillwalking courses throughout the autumn that will introduce you to key skills such as route planning, map reading, compass work and more. Enjoy…

09:30 - 13:30
Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre, Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre
Churchill, Co. Donegal Ireland

November 2019

15November

National Powerboat Instructor Conversion Course

This course is only for those who already hold an Irish Sailing Instructorship in Sailing or Windsurfing and want to instruct powerboating up to the National Powerboat Qualification.

09:00 - Nov, 17 17:00
Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre, Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre
Churchill, Co. Donegal Ireland

June 2020

29June

Adventure Camp

**SOLD OUT**

10:00 - Jul, 03 16:00
Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre, Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre
Churchill, Co. Donegal Ireland

July 2020

06July

Downings Windsurfing School and Beach Camp

Gartan are back on the beach this summer offering windsurfing lessons and multi activity beach camps. We hope to resume sailing lessons once it is safe to do so in line with Covid 19 restrictions. Beach camps run Monday to Friday in the morning from 9.45am to 12.15pm or in the afternoon from 1.15pm to 3.45pm. Activities include kayaking, coasteering pier jumping, beach games and more. Minimum Age: 8 years. Windsurfing lessons run Monday to Friday in the morning from…

09:45 - Jul, 10 15:45
Downings Sailing & Windsurfing School, Trá Beg
Downings, Donegal Ireland
06July

Adventure Camp

**SOLD OUT**

10:00 - Jul, 10 16:00
Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre, Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre
Churchill, Co. Donegal Ireland
13July
09:45 - Jul, 17 15:45
Downings Sailing & Windsurfing School, Trá Beg
Downings, Donegal Ireland
13July

Adventure Camp

**SOLD OUT**

10:00 - Jul, 17 16:00
Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre, Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre
Churchill, Co. Donegal Ireland
20July
09:45 - Jul, 24 15:45
Downings Sailing & Windsurfing School, Trá Beg
Downings, Donegal Ireland
20July

Adventure Camp

**SOLD OUT**

10:00 - Jul, 24 16:00
Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre, Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre
Churchill, Co. Donegal Ireland
27July
09:45 - Jul, 31 15:45
Downings Sailing & Windsurfing School, Trá Beg
Downings, Donegal Ireland
27July

Adventure Camp

**SOLD OUT**

10:00 - Jul, 31 16:00
Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre, Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre
Churchill, Co. Donegal Ireland

August 2020

03August

Downings Windsurfing School and Beach Camp

Gartan are back on the beach this summer offering windsurfing lessons and multi activity beach camps. We hope to resume sailing lessons once it is safe to do so in line with Covid 19 restrictions. Beach camps run Monday to Friday in the morning from 9.45am to 12.15pm or in the afternoon from 1.15pm to 3.45pm. Activities include kayaking, coasteering pier jumping, beach games and more. Minimum Age: 8 years. Windsurfing lessons run Monday to Friday in the morning from…

09:45 - Aug, 07 15:45
Downings Sailing & Windsurfing School, Trá Beg
Downings, Donegal Ireland
03August

Adventure Camp

**SOLD OUT**

10:00 - Aug, 07 16:00
Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre, Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre
Churchill, Co. Donegal Ireland
10August

Downings Windsurfing School and Beach Camp

** SOLD OUT **   Gartan are back on the beach this summer offering windsurfing lessons and multi activity beach camps. We hope to resume sailing lessons once it is safe to do so in line with Covid 19 restrictions. Beach camps run Monday to Friday in the morning from 9.45am to 12.15pm or in the afternoon from 1.15pm to 3.45pm. Activities include kayaking, coasteering pier jumping, beach games and more. Minimum Age: 8 years. Windsurfing lessons run Monday to…

09:45 - Aug, 14 15:45
Downings Sailing & Windsurfing School, Trá Beg
Downings, Donegal Ireland
10August

Adventure Camp

** SOLD OUT** Our summer adventure camps offer an action packed week of adventure sports and activities. Camps run from 10.00am to 4.00pm Monday to Friday during July and August. Camps involve five full days of adventure sports and activities including kayaking, orienteering, canoeing, hill walking, paddle boarding, team games and more. Climbing, sailing and more favourite activities will be added to the programme as we progress through the Government’s Roadmap for Reopening Society and Business. Participants must be at…

10:00 - Aug, 14 16:00
Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre, Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre
Churchill, Co. Donegal Ireland
17August

Downings Windsurfing School and Beach Camp

** SOLD OUT**   Gartan are back on the beach this summer offering windsurfing lessons and multi activity beach camps. We hope to resume sailing lessons once it is safe to do so in line with Covid 19 restrictions. Beach camps run Monday to Friday in the morning from 9.45am to 12.15pm or in the afternoon from 1.15pm to 3.45pm. Activities include kayaking, coasteering pier jumping, beach games and more. Minimum Age: 8 years. Windsurfing lessons run Monday to Friday…

09:45 - Aug, 21 15:45
Downings Sailing & Windsurfing School, Trá Beg
Downings, Donegal Ireland
17August

Adventure Camp

** SOLD OUT** Our summer adventure camps offer an action packed week of adventure sports and activities. Camps run from 10.00am to 4.00pm Monday to Friday during July and August. Camps involve five full days of adventure sports and activities including kayaking, orienteering, canoeing, hill walking, paddle boarding, team games and more. Climbing, sailing and more favourite activities will be added to the programme as we progress through the Government’s Roadmap for Reopening Society and Business. Participants must be at…

10:00 - Aug, 21 16:00
Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre, Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre
Churchill, Co. Donegal Ireland

September 2020

26September

Sit on Top Kayak Skills and Safety Course

**SOLD OUT**   Are you interested in buying a sit on top kayak? Or have you just bought one but aren't sure about your own ability and limitations? This course is ideal for novice kayakers who want to hone the basic kayak strokes and learn more about key safety information. Topics covered: Basic strokes Capsize and rescues Peer group kayaking Weather forecasting and application to local area Essential safety equipment Transportation and maintenance of kayaking equipment If you have your…

10:00 - 16:00
Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre, Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre
Churchill, Co. Donegal Ireland

October 2020

03October

Sit on Top Kayak Skills and Safety Course

**SOLD OUT**   Are you interested in buying a sit on top kayak? Or have you just bought one but aren't sure about your own ability and limitations? This course is ideal for novice kayakers who want to hone the basic kayak strokes and learn more about key safety information. Topics covered: Basic strokes Capsize and rescues Peer group kayaking Weather forecasting and application to local area Essential safety equipment Transportation and maintenance of kayaking equipment If you have your…

10:00 - 16:00
Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre, Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre
Churchill, Co. Donegal Ireland
10October

Sit on Top Kayak Skills and Safety Course

**SOLD OUT** Are you interested in buying a sit on top kayak? Or have you just bought one but aren't sure about your own ability and limitations? This course is ideal for novice kayakers who want to hone the basic kayak strokes and learn more about key safety information. Topics covered: Basic strokes Capsize and rescues Peer group kayaking Weather forecasting and application to local area Essential safety equipment Transportation and maintenance of kayaking equipment If you have your own…

10:00 - 16:00
Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre, Gartan Outdoor Education & Training Centre
Churchill, Co. Donegal Ireland
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