An action-packed coastal adventure for those with a love of the sea and marine life. See beyond the beach!
We will spend our days snorkelling, rock pooling, crabbing and looking out for interesting sea life.
As well as adventure, there will be opportunity to relax on the beach, play beach games and discover the wildlife and natural history of the area.
You will have one afternoon and evening free so that you and your family can go out and explore the local area. Ask your adventure leader on the best places to visit!
If your child will be under the age of three on time of arrival, please select the ‘Infant’ booking option so they can attend for free!
Centre info and ice breakers such as aquarium touch tanks and team games
Rock pooling – we get our hands dirty and explore marine life in the tidal zone
Snorkelling 1 – Introduction session
What wanders at night – rodents, bats and moths
Snorkelling 2nd session - Exploration
Boat Excursion with RV Actinia - we explore Great Cumbrae from the sea and a good chance for encounters with seals and sea-birds
Orienteering – an entertaining approach to a relevant skill including some science bits
Exploration of the tiny-world – we investigate microscopic organisms on land and in the sea
Raft Building and if the rafts are good enough, then a raft race!
A fun-approach on outdoor safety and first aid around the campfire
Cumbrae walk – we explore Great Cumbrae on foot, learn about the history and geology of the island. The walk ends in Millport where you can spend your free afternoon if you want.
Rock climbing and archery – a good combination and opportunities for all skill and physical levels.
Bushcraft and shelter-building culminating in BBQ – build a shelter for yourself or for birds and bees!
Campfire – time for stories, songs, and jokes!
Beach art and crafts – mermaid’s diaries, sailor’s valentine & Co. – time to create your individual souvenir
Depart at 12:00 noon
Before You Attend
What to bring
- Waterproof coat
- Comfortable shoes
- Swimming suits/shorts
- Lunch box
- Water bottle
- Sun cream
- Sun hat
- Please bring plenty of extra layers and spare clothes, you never know what the weather will be like!
Opportunities to attend this course
Sat 29, July 2023 17:00 - Sat 05, August 2023 12:00