Primary School Tour


The Baltinglass OETC Primary School tour is an action-packed day which introduces pupils to canoeing, archery, orienteering and indoor rock climbing in a safe and exciting way.

Our tour is a full day where all pupils complete 4 activities. Lunch and all special equipment are provided.

 Our Primary school tour is delivered by experienced Outdoor Education Instructors. Our programmes link with the Outdoor and Adventure Activities strand of the Primary PE curriculum and you can also record them as part of your active schools programme.

Primary School Tour  (Non-Residential)
9.30am Arrival
     Activities Canoeing
1pm Lunch
    Activities Abseiling/ Rock climbing

4.30pm Departure

Residential Primary School Tour

Day 1:

  • 7.00pm Arrival (Supper on Arrival)
  • 7.30 pm Initiative Exercises/ Team building Games

Day 2:

  • 8.30 am Breakfast (cooked)
  • 9.30am Class divided into suitable groups
  • 9.45am Activity A Canoeing
  • 11.15am Activity B Archery
  • 1.00pm Lunch
  • 2.00pm Activity C Orienteering
  • 3.00pm Activity D Indoor Rock-climbing/ Abseiling
  • 4.30pm Departure Time

On day 2 all pupils will participate in all four activities; this programme is subject to change due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances

Modular Primary School Programme

Baltinglass OETC also provide an eight-day modular Outdoor Education Programme covering the “Outdoor & Adventure Activities” strand of the Primary School PE Curriculum. BOETC provide free transport to and from schools for this programme to schools within a twenty-mile radius of Baltinglass.

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