Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing requires participants to ascend a variety of natural surfaces whilst being belayed by their instructor.
Participants learn how to fit safety equipment, complete safety checks and the correct rock climbing techniques for maximum safety.

Abseiling

Abseiling requires participants to descend a variety of natural surfaces whilst being belayed by their outdoor instructor on a safety line.
The student is ultimately in control of their own experience via the main abseil line. Participants learn how to fit safety equipment, complete safety checks and the correct abseiling techniques for maximum safety.

Canoeing

Canoeing requires participants to draw on their communication, physical, mental and emotional skills. Participants learn safety signals along with the five basic paddle strokes.

Raft Building

Raft Building is a great team building activity that draws on the individual’s communication, physical and mental skills. Each participant provides input as to the best way of constructing their teams raft. Participants learn safety signals and basic paddling strokes.

Team Building

Participants are required to work in teams to complete several challenges. Participant will demonstrate cooperation & support of each other in a social environment involving many group dynamics. Aspire NSW utilise both parks and reserves throughout the Blue Mountains and Central West.

Bushwalking

Bushwalking is a great leadership activity that draws on the individual’s communication, physical, mental and emotional skills.
Participants will learn about navigation, environmental awareness along with wilderness survival skills.

Learning Outcomes

  • Communicate with new people to build confidence
  • Opportunity to meet lots of new people
  • Teamwork skills
  • Build self-confidence and resilience
  • Learn Leadership and real-life skills
  • Learning to participate in the local community
"The students were able to cooperate at a high level, engage in a positive manner and accept responsibility for all their actions."
Portland Central School