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
It’s hard to believe that Cappanalea OEC is celebrating its 30th year in operation. The Centre first opened to residential groups in July 1981. Prior to that, the property which was purchased by the Killorglin Community Council in 1973, was used as a campsite and as a venue for non residential adventure activities. Since its… Continue Reading Cappanalea Symposium: a 30 year anniversary staff reunion
Cappanalea OEC is running a KES Active Schools Adventure Programme. The expedition will run over the October mid term break, from Monday 31st October until Thursday 3rd November 2011. Invitations are being extended to all our KES schools and Centres seeking nominations to form a mixed group of young KES students. These students could be… Continue Reading Active Schools Adventure Programme (ASAP)
Cappanalea OEC / Kerry Education Service will once again be running the FAS Outdoor Activity Instructor traineeship Programme for 2011/12. The interview process will begin the middle of August with up to 120 potential candidates going through the first phase of the process. From this 120 interviews there will be 24 trainees selected for the… Continue Reading FAS Outdoor Activity Instructor Traineeship 2011/12
This summer Cappanalea OEC will have Sailing courses for both adults and children taking place on Caragh Lake, Killorglin with fully qualified Sailing Instructors. The course dates for children from 10am – 5pm are: 27th June – 1st July 4th – 8th July 2nd – 5th August The course dates for Adults are: Four evening… Continue Reading Sail away Sail away…