School & Youth Activity Days

school youth and college activity days in wales

Schools, Youths & Colleges

School activity days in the Brecon Beacons


Black Mountain Activities have been providing adventure activities to schools, colleges and youth groups for over 20 years and have a long list of satisfied and repeat customers. We offer both Activity Days Out and Residential Courses and are licensed with the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority (AALA) and are a British Canoe Union (BCU) approved centre.

We believe in delivering high quality and safe activities, ensuring that children and young adults get the most from their experience here with us. Each activity session gives students the opportunity to learn an unrivalled variety of new skills and abilities, and to recognise and accept their own personal strengths and limitations. Outdoor activities is a perfect tool for inspirational learning and with that in mind we have specifically designed courses incorporating a combination of problem solving and team tasks along with adventure activities all of which encourage personal development, with a specific focus on the dynamics of successful teamwork. Our one to five day courses are designed to support Key Stages 2-4 of the National Curriculum using the outdoors as an educational medium.

The aims of our training programs are to:

  • Enhance learning and raise achievement
  • Develop independence
  • Encourage teamwork
  • Extend, enrich and support the curriculum
  • Develop problem-solving skills
  • Face challenges
  • Question values
  • Raise confidence and self-esteem
  • Develop social skills and environmental awareness
  • Extend personal horizons

The health and safety of pupils participating in educational trips and visits is of paramount importance. We pride ourselves on our safety management, which is constantly revised. Our instructors are all qualified and hold current National Qualifications in each of the relevant fields they teach, together with a current First Aid Certificate and are CRB checked. In-house training is provided to all our instructors and assistants along with regular site inspections, undertaken by senior instructors, to ensure that our safety standards are maintained. Equipment used at the centre meets with BSI or UIAA standards and is inspected before and after each activity. Periodic maintenance is carried out on all equipment with records kept at the office.

School, College & Youth Days Out in Wales.Learning through the Outdoors.

Here at Black Mountain Activities, we offer a wide range of activities that will challenge students whilst, encouraging team work and communication in a safe and enjoyable environment.

Activities available:

Our activities are available for either a Half Day or Full Day Session.

Alternatively, we offer Mix ‘N’ Match Days which, are a great way for students and teachers to experience a couple of activities in just one day.
Choosing two activities that we offer you will do one activity in the morning, have a break for lunch and then continue with your second activity choice in the afternoon.

Examples of the activities we recommend for a Mix ‘N’ Match day are as follows:

  • Gorge Walking & Caving
  • High Level Ropes Course & Climbing Tower
  • Raft Building & Archery
  • Land Carting & Open Canoeing
  • and many more combinations available…

Prices:

Half Day from…£28.00pp
Full Day from…£42.00pp

Learning through the Outdoors!

Our residential courses are available from two to five days (mid-week only). Our courses are all tailor made for each group, allowing us greater flexibility in designing a residential program suited for each groups requirements. All our residential courses include accommodation, evening meals, packed lunches, activities during the day and evening activity sessions.

You will find us based on the outskirts of the Brecon Beacons National Park, where we are provided with a great adventure playground with its mountains, gorges and rivers, making for the ideal outdoor environment for inspirational learning.

Activities available:

Accommodation:
We have our own accommodation located just 2 miles down the road from the activity centre, equipped with en-suite bunk rooms, dining hall and ample grounds for games. Our chef can cater for all dietary needs such as Vegetarian, celiac etc., with all produce sourced locally where possible and meals prepared fresh each day.

All our courses are designed to encourage personal development, with a specific focus on the dynamics of successful teamwork. Our courses are tailored to meet the requirements of the students and the school.

We would be happy to design a residential course for you. All we need is to know is what activities and number of person taking part? We will then put together a program and proposed cost.


FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT OUR SCHOOL, YOUTH & COLLEGE DAYS

CALL US ON: 01497 847897


Popular Activities

Gorge Adventure
High Level Ropes Course & Zip Wire
Archery
Clay Pigeon Shooting
Canoeing
Raft Building
and many more.


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