The Outdoor Education Centre, Baltinglass, was established in 1987 in order to provide second level and primary level student’s access to the “Outdoor Class Room” through the medium of outdoor pursuit programmes and field studies.
Among the facilities of the centre are; residential accommodation for forty five people, canteen, recreation rooms, changing rooms, indoor climbing wall, archery range, tennis courts and High Ropes Course/Climbing Tower. Activities on offer at the OEC include Kayaking, Canoeing, High Ropes, Climbing, Abseiling, Hill Walking, Orienteering, Archery and Team Building Programmes.
The Outdoor Education Centre is managed by Kildare and Wicklow Education and Training Board and funded from student usage and by the Department of Education and Skills.
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