Looking for a Summer camp this summer….well look no further as Cappanalea OEC has both residential and non residential camps to suit all age groups. The non-residential camps are suited to those aged between 7 – 13 yrs of age while the residential camps are those aged from 13- 17yrs of age. The camps stay… Continue Reading Summer Adventure Holiday Dates have been set
Cappanalea OEC in association with Kerry recreation and Sports partnership and the CARA centre is hosting an Outdoor Activity day for people with disabilities to help promote International Disability awareness day on Monday 3rd December. The Xcessible Outdoor activity day takes place in Ballyseedy Woods (southern entrance (Lidl road / farmers bridge road) from 12pm – 3pm. This is family… Continue Reading Xcessible Outdoors Initiative
Cappanalea OEC is running an adult Mountain skills training course on Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th November. There will be two course offered Mountain Skills 1 and Mountain Skills 2. Syllabus includes the following: Mountain Hazards Climatic hazards • Temperature, precipitation, wind, lightning, humidity and snow. • Reference to causes of mountain hypothermia. Topographic hazards… Continue Reading Mountain Skills Training Course
Cappanalea Outdoor Education Centre joined the Green Hospitality Programme (GHP) in early 2012 and has committed to implement the GHP in our daily operations. The centre is already environmentally proactive and measures already exist to minimise the impact of the centre on the local environment. The Centre already has a good recycling system in place… Continue Reading Green Hospitality Award
I have a habit of saying ‘yes’. Why then should it be any different when I was approached by Liam and Lorcan instructors from Cappanalea OEC, who were concocting a plan to venture into the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco. I said yes. Besides sliding on a bivvy bag and trudging through some slushy Irish… Continue Reading Cappanalea OEC instructors climb the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco
Cappanalea OEC has a busy summer season ahead for both young and old. Cappanalea caters for all ability levels from the complete novice to the more experienced we have a course that suits you. For children we have Summer Adventure Holiday Courses during June, July and August. We have Sailing Courses taking places on Caragh… Continue Reading Whats happening this Summer ?
Cappanalea is running an Adventure Weekend for Adults on the 22nd – 24th June 2012. The weekend is open to all ability levels and is guranteed to be a fun weekend. The weekend will be residentail but there is also the option to join in on the activities on a day basis. The activities on offer are Kayaking; Canoeing; Rock climbing; Windsurfing; Sailing; Hillwalking / Field Studies and Orienteering.
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On Thursday 23rd February Cappanalea OEC orgainised and ran the annualy KES Inter Schools Orienteering event in Ballyseedy Woods, Tralee. This was the 5th year for the KES Interschools Orienteering competition and new this year was the introduction of the Kerry Schools Orienteering event. There was a toatl of 407 students who participated on the… Continue Reading KES and Kerry Schools Orienteering Day
We are getting all set for the summer months…Did you know that each evening it gets brighter by 4 minutes, so it wont be long till we have those long summer evenings to look forward to. Cappanalea OEC has set its dates for this year’s Summer Adventure Holiday Courses. These courses are Residential and Non… Continue Reading Summer is coming….
Cappanalea OEC continues to prove to be a popular venue for primary school tours. The Centre can cater for primary schools tours on a residential or on a day basis. All courses offered have an excellent mix of activity appropriate to the age group of each particular class. The healthy outdoor activities are pitched at… Continue Reading Primary School Tours Promotion 2012