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Castleblayney Outdoor Adventure Centre

School Tours

Set in the beautiful Lough Muckno park, Castleblayney OAC is the ideal venue to host your school tour.

Our experienced outdoor instructors will ensure that your school will have an action-packed day organised in a safe and fun environment.

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Team Bonding Days

We offer Team Bonding Days for schools at Castleblayney Outdoor Adventure Centre. 


All our instructors are fully qualified and your safety is our number one priority. We provide a safe and enjoyable experience..

Contact Us today if you have any queiries or would like some more information.

TY Skills Courses

New for 2021 Castleblayney OAC is offering a Skills Course Module for TYs.

We have 3 separate options(Canoeing, Kayaking or Sailing), and each option requires 16hrs of training and assessment; students leave with recognised National Governing Body awards which can help with Mental well-being, and are the foundation steps for careers in the outdoors.

National School Outdoor Program

A fantastic opportunity to introduce your classroom to the outdoors, and engage directly with their local amenities. Our daily 2 hour session is both informative and active, and can be run over one weaker spread weekly.


Week 1: Orienteering- to include both picture & map orienteering


Week 2: Bushcraft


Week 3: Pond Ecology- pond dipping and insect identification


Week 4: Field & Woodland Ecology


Week 5: Island Trip- to include skills learned in earlier Weeks, journey to an island where students will have the opportunity to hang tarps, and hammocks, start and maintain a fire and roast marshmallows.

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Social distancing remains key, so we ask that you please follow signs and respect instructors’ requests while onsite.
- Hand sanitation stations will be available around the centre, please make use of them.
- Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult from the same household on all of our rental outings.
- If at all possible, participants are encouraged to bring their own wetsuits, water shoes, towels and hand sanitiser, and arrived changed for their activity.
- All our equipment will be disinfected after every session. Paddles will be sprayed down pre and post session.
Due to the outdoor nature of what we do at Castleblayney OAC we feel that it is possible for our instructors to maintain the 2m social distancing space; therefore, our staff will not be wearing PPE on your arrival. However, all instructors will, in addition to their normal safety kit, have masks, gloves and hand-sanitizer and will use them should the need to break social distancing arise.
-  If you have booked with us, or have already been with us, and either yourself or member of your group has developed Covid-19 like symptoms please contact us as soon as possible.

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