All our activity and field study options are available as taster sessions for adult groups as well! A group of friends, a work group, a choir, hen and stag parties –  what ever your group is we can give you a fun filled half-day, full day, or multi-activity weekend of excitement and adventure!

The activities also offer a superb medium for team development and training, using the outdoors as a venue for discussing planning, communication and leadership. Please contact us for more details. 

We also offer a number of specific training courses in some activities:


Specialist courses

Mountain Training

The Burren OEC provides Mountain Skills training and assessments. These are run on behalf of BOS, the Irish Mountain Training Board.Mountain skills courses take place over two weekends with an additionalweekend required for assessment. Training takes place in the Burren and Connemara hills and topics covered include map reading and navigation, self location, mountain safety and night navigation.
For more information on the Mountain Skills Training Course and booking forms
please see the MCI website

Cave Training

Burren OEC can facilitate a number of cave training courses, in conjunction with the SUI. These include cave fundamentals, basic cave leader and cave leadertraining courses
Please contact us or SUI for further information.

Sea Kayaking / Kayaking

Burren OEC can provide training for sea kayaking and kayaking skills and proficiencies as well as arrange Level 1 and 2 instructor training.

First Aid

We can organise training and assessment for the Rescue & Emergency Care award (REC)