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Killowen Outdoor Education Centre

Killowen Outdoor Education Centre

General Information

You will find us situated in idyllic surroundings, 2km from Rostrevor, on the northern shore of Carlingford Lough and the southern slope of the Mournes. We have a very modern, well equipped center providing all specialist equipment and high standard, fully catered, residential accommodation for 48 students and up to 8 accompanying staff students in 2 and 4 berth rooms. All our staff are friendly. Our instructors are qualified professionals who endeavour to ensure students enjoy their activities in the safest possible way.

All staff are friendly, qualified and professional instructors and strict safety guidelines are operated to ensure students enjoy their activities in the safest possible way.

Our Mission

Using the outdoors, we design adventurous residential experiences to deliver quality social, personal, & educational opportunities which will enhance and compliment the development, awareness and environmental responsibility of young people and their leaders.

Child Protection Policy - Policy Statement

Children and Young People visiting Killowen have the right to be safe from harm and to receive the highest possible quality of care. We are in a relationship of trust with young people and their welfare is paramount. Killowen encourages an ethos of good teamwork, co-operation, respect and consideration to others in our work with visiting Groups.

Contact Details

Killowen Outdoor Education Centre
Co. Down
BT34 3AF

Tel: 028 4173 8297
Email: killowen@selb.org




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The Southern Education and Library Board (the ‘Board’) was established as part of Local Government reorganisation in 1973 and is the largest of the five area Boards. The Board's principle functions are the provision of education and youth services to the District Council areas of Armagh, Banbridge, Cookstown, Craigavon, Dungannon & South Tyrone and Newry & Mourne. It spans 1,450 square miles with a total population of approximately 390,300 including 75,767 pupils.


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