Boyle River Outdoor Education Centre

Boyle River Outdoor Education Centre

Boyle River Outdoor Education Centre

• Preferred outdoor education provider for 23+ schools
• Based in the alpine environment of the Lewis Pass
• Owned and operated by The North Canterbury Alpine Trust a not for profit set up to benefit youth
• Continuous robust staff training
• Boyle and school staff co-construct programmes
• Link to the NZ Curriculum and Key Competencies
• Through effort and teamwork students achieve personal growth
• Emphasis on debriefing, reflection and processing experiences
• Exemplary safety record
• Supported by Rotary Clubs and Community Trusts

A range of adventure activities including:
• Adventure ropes courses x2
• Abseiling – high and low
• Rock climbing
• Water skills – river crossing, river walking, tubing
• Bushcraft, tramping, overnight camping, nature trail, navigation
• Nightline, orienteering, solo
• Journeys: multi day, multi week
Co-construction is one of our specialties. Personal development through team building, group initiatives,
problem solving, trust, communication and leadership opportunities.

Lodge facilities:
• Caters for 64 people in a range of bunkrooms
• Disabled access, toilet and shower
• Fully equipped catering kitchen and food storage facilities
• Catering service available
• Multi-purpose large open lounge area
• Data projector. DVD
• Well-equipped and maintained clothing and gear

Courses and programmes
• Challenge based day courses
• Multi day courses
• Fieldwork camps e.g., biology, sustainability, ecology, art
• Cadet Course – unique full year immersion
• Adventure Based Learning and Potential Leaders
• Rotary Junior Leadership Camp
• Senior Camp Leader Training
• Gateway programme – Outdoor Leader, Park Ranger
• Journeys... unlimited opportunities
• Duke of Edinburgh Gold Residential Project
• Leave No Trace
• Go For It! weekends for adults / community groups
• Volunteering project camps

Trampers Services on request
Shuttles to local tracks e.g., St James, parking, backpacker
accommodation, DOC Hut tickets, showers and food parcel storage.

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