Two outdoor centres, Blairvadach near Helensburgh and Kilbowie in Oban, are set to close despite the life-changing experiences they provide
Category: Local Authority Outdoor Education Centres
Why are Scottish councils closing their outdoor centres? Residential centres across Scotland have given generations of schoolchildren a chance to experience the great outdoors, but yet more facilities are set to close this year. What is behind the decline – and why are people worried about the impact?
Over 35 years SAPOE have observed a substantial reduction in local authorities’ ability to sustain their own residential outdoor education facilities