The Cappanalea OETC Outdoor Challenge is a course which aims to challenge students in the areas of Problem Solving; Teamwork and the use of their own initiative in an outdoor setting.
This course is offered as a two and a half day or a five day residential programme. The course is usually based in Cappanalea OETC, but can be adapted for other locations.
The initial days of the course are set aside for instructing students in the various outdoor skills. These new skills will be required by the students to complete the Challenge Exercise which will be set for them on the final day(s) of the Course. This course is a step beyond the basic introduction to adventure sports.
The Objectives are set :
- To enhance the student’s awareness of the outdoor environment through healthy outdoor activity.
- To develop the student’s knowledge of themselves, by placing them in situations where they have to use their initiative while working in a group situation.
- To develop a greater understanding of others by working with them closely in order to achieve a common goal.
- Be Educated while having Fun.