The S.E.L.B. Have an ongoing commitment to the provision of opportunities for young people to benefit from a wide range of activities which involve living, moving and learning in the outdoors. To achieve this the Board have invested in Outdoor Education Centres.
These centres offer not only a wide programme of youth work curricular activities for personal development but also training for youth workers and teachers in specific skills.
To ensure the quality of training, the five boards operate a common syllabus detailing level of training and recognition of leaders. This document provides a framework for the training and recognition of leaders. It takes into account current guidelines and coaching schemes of governing bodies of the sports or activities involved.
KILLOWEN OUTDOOR EDUCATION CENTRE
Killowen Outdoor Education Centre is situated on Carlingford Lough at Killowen village it is a purpose built outdoor education centre offering opportunities to young people and leaders to undertake a variety of outdoor education and environmental science activities.
Tel: (028) 41738297
SHANNAGHMORE OUTDOOR EDUCATION CENTRE
Situated on the Kilkeel Road near 'Bloody Bridge' outside Newcastle, Shannaghmore Outdoor Education Centre nestles in a 50 acre site backing unto the Mourne Mountains. The main house designed along the lines of a Ceylon Tea Planters house provides young people and adults using the centre with a sense of awe.
Tel: (028) 4372 3841
Outdoor Education Instructor
As well as the Outdoor Education Centre the
S.E.L.B. operates a Outdoor Education Instructor
system to provide outdoor education opportunities.
The Instructor is based in the Dungannon/Cookstown
Divisional Youth Office based in Dungannon.
Contact: Jimmy McCann
- Tel: (028) 87722167