Last updated: 28/05/2015


Aberdeen City and Shire Outdoor Learning Festival
June 20th & 21st 2015.

Hazel head Academy and Adventure Aberdeen.
Aberdeen City and the Shire have joined forces to hold a joint event for Secondary Colleagues who would wish to attend an Outdoor Learning Festival.

 Day one:

 �‚� Curricular outdoor learning, including ASN (Earth sciences, Numeracy, DofE, John Muir etc)
�‚� Working with partners in the NE (A very busy market place with at least 16 presenters)
�‚� Activity Leadership Awards and Training.. (Lowhills training, Trailcycle Leader Level 2 training, First Aid, Orienteering)

Day two:

 �‚� Come and try activities. (Coasteering, Mountain biking, Hillwalking This is to see what is involved, how they can be used in the secondary curriculum and how basic leadership qualifications / training can be achieved.

The event will be specifically promoted very soon through the CPD networks. The Service would very much welcome your support!

Bookings can be made until Sunday 14 June 2015 using the following link:

If you require further information - Please click on the booklet below for fees and other useful information.

Outdoor Learning Festival

Low Hills Training dates are now up for 2015.



June 20th - 21st (Outdoor Learning Festival bookings only)

August 29th - 30th

Course Application Form

Once the application form is downloaded, please fill in as appropriate, state the date you want and send to:

There are only 12 spaces on each course. Get booking!



Do you want to lead your own activities, develop your own personal skills or work in the Outdoors?

We provide a range of training and accreditation courses for members of the public, teachers and community staff.

  • Scottish canoe association (SCA) level 1 coach training and assessment
  • SCA Foundation safety and rescue training
  • SCA Star awards
  • Velotech cycle mechanics
  • Trail cycle leader training and assessment