Posts Tagged ‘Outdoor Education’

15 Proven Benefits of Outdoor Education – Part 3

BHow to walk through mud

This is the third part of a three-part post on the benefits of outdoor education. So following on from my article a week ago, here are Part Three of the benefits of Outdoor Education. 11. A sense of community guardianship The beauty of Outdoor education is that it allows young people to see how they…

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15 Proven Benefits of Outdoor Education – Part 2

Benefits of Outdoor Education

This is the second part of a three-part post on the benefits of outdoor education. So following on from part one, here is Part Two of the benefits of Outdoor Education. 6. Improved memory One of the best ways to improve memory and recall is to experience something new and unfamiliar. This releases dopamine into…

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15 Proven Benefits of Outdoor Education – Part 1

Benefits of Outdoor Education

This is the first part of a three-part post on the benefits of outdoor education and recently a nine-year research project into outdoor education have been released which I’ve posted about here. With classrooms being  ‘classes in rooms’, it can often mean that a young person spends the majority of their day surrounded by four…

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How to clean your down sleeping bag

One Plant sleeping bag

A sleeping bag is the most important part of your travelling/camping kit and you should invest in one that suits your trips and needs. Take the time to consider where you will be travelling with your bag, what conditions you’ll be in, how much it’ll be used and what your budget is. Discuss with a…

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How to clean your synthetic sleeping bag

Care synethetic sleeping bag

A sleeping bag is the most important part of your travelling/camping kit and you should invest in one that suits your trips and needs. Take the time to consider where you will be travelling with your bag, what conditions you’ll be in, how much it’ll be used and what your budget is. Discuss with a…

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How to store your down sleeping bag

Care sleeping bag

A sleeping bag is the most important part of your travelling/camping kit and you should invest in one that suits your trips and needs. Take the time to consider where you will be travelling with your bag, what conditions you’ll be in, how much it’ll be used and what your budget is. Discuss with a…

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How to store your synthetic sleeping bag

Care for sleeping bag

A sleeping bag is the most important part of your travelling/camping kit and you should invest in one that suits your trips and needs. Take the time to consider where you will be travelling with your bag, what conditions you’ll be in, how much it’ll be used and what your budget is. Discuss with a…

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The research on the benefits of outdoor education are in

Research on outdoor education

For those of us who have, do or will work in the field of outdoor education know the benefits but the research showing that has always been a little thin on the ground. Recently the Outdoor Youth Programs Research Alliance released the results of their extensive nine-year study into outdoor education programs which in summary…

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Outdoor Education – what can you do as a parent – Part 1 of 2

Parents students outdoor education

I’ve worked in the Outdoor Education field (child-bearing years excluded) since 1989 and there have been many changes over that time. As an entity, our management of risk has improved tremendously, our programs are now more journey based and often sequential, giving a sense of change and resetting the daily expectations. The quality of food…

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