Junior & Senior Certificate

€20 per person

Physical Educational Programme

Adventure activities at second level provide students  with the opportunity to develop personally, socially, and physically in a safe and challenging environment. Presenting the student with an element of adventure and challenge in a controlled environment can lead to the development of qualities such as self-reliance, self-confidence, responsibility, regard for others and respect for the environment.

Adventure activities seeks to develop in the student:

  • The skills and techniques which will facilitate enjoyable participation in adventure activities.
  • Decision-making skills and leadership qualities, and awareness of positive group dynamics.
  • An understanding and appreciation of the need for environmental protection.
  • An awareness of personal safety and a basic knowledge of first aid with particular reference to the outdoors