Children Adventure Challenge

The CAC programme is conducted during the year end school holidays so. As this an “enjoy as you learn” course, it is designed to enable children to be independent, lead, and communicate in a team through adventures and enjoyable outdoor activities. The course highlights positive attitudes, values and encourages voluntary and active responses.

NAME

Children Adventure Course (CAC)

NO. OF DAYS

8 Days

TARGET GROUP

Children (Age 10 -12 years)

SYNOPSIS

The CAC is an ‘enjoy-as-you-learn’ course which is designed to promote independence amongst children, allowing them to explore the world away from a home setting.   The course focusses on land-based adventure activities including camping, trekking and height challenges with some exposure to water-based endeavours.  Participants will spend 80 hours undergoing activities conducted in a safely controlled environment which are aimed at developing their confidence and ability to lead and work in a team.   

LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the course, participants will be able to: 

  • Work better in a team, whether as a member or as a leader, and display a greater degree of social awareness in order to achieve set goals
  • Motivate themselves to achieve their goals which will in turn help develop their independence and self-confidence
  • Work towards physical fitness and display courage, resilience and competence while participating in adventure-based activities including those involving trekking, camping, height challenges and water-based crafts

TRANSFERABLE SKILLS / VALUES

(SKILLS LEARNED IN COURSE WHICH CAN BE USEFUL AND UTILISED IN OTHER SETTINGS)

  1. Leadership
  2. Teamwork
  3. Courage and Confidence
  4. Physical Fitness
  5. Self-Responsibility
  6. Resilience and Tenacity

SAFETY MANAGEMENT

Safety is paramount in Outward Bound Malaysia. We form and follow part of a worldwide benchmarking process with Outward Bound International since our inception in 1954. Outward Bound International has 40 centres in 35 countries worldwide. Our Programmes, Safety and Risk Management procedures are audited every 2 years by Outward Bound International Safety & Programme Reviewers to ensure consistency and quality that adheres to Outward Bound International requirements. This confirms our commitment to provide a safe but challenging experience using the outdoors as a classroom and as a learning tool.