Some of our featured Courses
SU Watersports & Outdoor Adventure holidays 18th to 25th July 2020 - £369
Holiday cancelled but will run again in 2021
If you love being on the water whether in a dinghy, a canoe, a kayak or canyoning down a river then the Watersports holiday is for you! Come and experience this and much more in the breath-taking surroundings of Glencoe. Gain RYA Sailing and/or SCA Paddle-sports awards.
Outdoor Adventure - An awesome programme of genuinely adventurous activities. All off-site, taking full advantage of our spectacular loch and mountain surroundings. Planned activities include Canyoning, Canoeing, Hill walking, Kayaking, Sailing, Mountain-biking and an overnight expedition.
Mountain Biking - On the Mountain Biking Holiday, you’ll be spending your days on adrenaline-fuelled wild trails. Brush up your skills for technical climbs, fast-flowing descents and there's a 2-day ride with overnight biking expedition!
SU Yachting 1st to 8th August 2020 £649
Dunstaffnage - Sail away this summer around the crystal waters of the Inner Hebrides. Experience sail cruising and living aboard the yachts. Plenty of time to relax, make friends and explore some of the islands we visit. With only two yachts, spaces are limited, so don't miss this adventure!
On this holiday there will be the opportunity to work towards achieving your RYA Competent Crew certificate plus you could also combine this trip with your Duke Of Edinburgh residential.
Glencoe Outdoor Centre is an RYA Recognised Training Centre
We offer comprehensive RYA training and qualifications. Whether you have never set foot on a yacht or dream of skippering your own yacht, we can help you take the next step.
RYA Practical cruising courses: RYA Start Yachting; RYA Competent Crew; RYA Day Skipper; RYA Coastal Skipper and RYA Yacht Master Off-Shore preparation course.
RYA Shore based courses: RYA Day Skipper/Watch Leader theory; RYA Coastal Skipper/ RYA Yacht Master Off-Shore theory.
RYA Day Skipper Theory (shore based) certificated course
£295 non-residential enquire for next available dates.
The syllabus for this course covers the following: seamanship, coastal navigation and pilotage, chart work, electronic charts, position fixing, plotting a course to steer, weather forecasting and meteorology, tides, collision regulations.
The RYA describe the anticipated ability of the student following the course as follows: "possess the background knowledge to skipper a small yacht in familiar waters by day".
or call us on 01855 811350.
BASP Outdoor Emergency First Aid certificated courses
7 courses will be run at Glencoe Outdoor Centre between August and October 2020
£150 non-residential Please contact BASP for dates/to book
A 16 hour, practical, scenario-based course designed as an introduction to first aid in an outdoor or remote environment. Recognised by all UK National Governing Body Awards.
The course is very practical and the Trainer uses a mixture of outdoor scenarios to simulate injuries found in a variety of outdoor incidents. During these scenarios, you experience being a first responder and a casualty giving a more rounded learning experience.