Youth Adventure Challenge

The YAC is an adventure-based course which is designed to stimulate, engage and encourage young people to discover their potential though challenging activities conducted in a safely controlled environment.  The course involves land and sea-based activities including group and solo camping, trekking, kayaking, rafting and height challenges.  Also included are reflective activities which are aimed to bring about personal growth and improved self-confidence.

NAME

Youth Adventure Course (YAC)

NO. OF DAYS

8 Days

TARGET GROUP

Youth (Age 13 -17 years)

LEARNING OUTCOMES

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

  • Motivate themselves to achieve their goals which will in turn help develop their self-confidence
  • Recognise their potential to go beyond self-imposed limits
  • 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
  • Work towards physical fitness and display 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. Self-Responsibility
  4. Resilience and Tenacity
  5. Courage and Confidence
  6. Transcend Beyond Self-Imposed Limit

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.