The Adventure and Challenge Award is most suitable for young people where additional attainment through SCQF recognition is an important outcome of the experience. The course inspires young people to become strong, resilient and curious – ready for the challenges of life - and is normally based at the Outward Bound Trust's Loch Eil Centre, near Fort William, in the outdoor capital of the UK.
The Adventure and Challenge Award comprises 7 units:
The Award has been successfully completed with pupils in S2 upwards
The award is completed during a five day, Monday to Friday, residential programme at our Loch Eil Centre, near Fort William.
The awards sits on the SCQF at level 5, with 5 credit points.
The assessment is continuous and incorporates not just the activities but journeying, community living and formal classroom work as well.
The learning is evidenced as follows:
Performance indicators range from ‘evaluating information gained from reviews and using it to formulate an evidenced based solution when planning future tasks’ to ‘keeping dormitories tidy’. Indicators are of equal value. The Adventure and Challenge Award embraces every aspect of the Loch Eil experience and requires candidates to perform well in all areas.
A positive attitude is central to completing the Adventure and Challenge Award and is incorporated into the performance indicators: candidates who complain their way through the course are unable to gain the award.
Provider: Outward Bound Trust
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Budget: Award Fee
For Ages: 13 - 18
Time to Complete: 5 Days
Type of Involvement:
Meeting Frequency: One week long
Contact Freda Fallon on 07919 887716, or send an email.