Skern Lodge Outdoor Development Centre Appledore North Devon
Appledore, Bideford, North Devon, EX39 1NG
MONTHS OPENJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
What we offer on a school trip
Whether you are looking for an adventurous activity programme or a geography field trip, our facilities, staff and location provide the ideal environment for your learning outcomes.
Courses are suitable for children aged from 4 to adult.
Outdoor activities are fantastic tools for personal development, promoting confidence, team working, understanding others, communication, understanding risk, making personal assessments, reducing environmental impact and many more.
Geography Field Studies Key Stage 2 - A Level
Fieldwork sites are in our local area and can include investigating the diversity of sand dune ecosystems at Braunton Burrows to studying Exmoor National Park fluvial processes. Classrooms and a wide range of field equipment are available as well as a computer suite with data handling software.
Colleges and Universities:
From Public Services, to engineering, our courses provide the experiential learning opportunities that can be applied to team work, leadership and management development skills. Providing students a chance to practice these soft skills in a safe, supportive environment and allow time for reflection and analysis and apply this learning to a work environment.
We have a variety of resources available allowing us to design relevant worksheet, log books, packs or pre or post course projects appropriate to your learning outcomes. Courses are designed specifically to the needs of the client and we will try and accommodate your group requirements as best we can.
Ask us for our Schools DVD. View it yourself and then use it with pupils and parents. We provide every parent with a briefing leaflet. In addition, we will visit your school to help brief and prepare your group if you wish - at no extra charge.
Available to download from the Leader Zone page onour website:
Course Leader Support Pack - to help you plan your trip
Guidance notes - during your trip
We welcome inspections and preview visits please phone or e-mail to make arrangements.