Outdoor Learning, Training and Development in Scotland

Using the unique Scottish landscape, Stramash provides high quality outdoor learning, training and development. Our experienced and highly qualified team provide tailored learning and development opportunities for a wide range of people including; early years, schools, young people, teachers, groups and individuals. Stramash uses the outdoors to: facilitate personal, social and educational development; promote lifelong active healthy lifestyles; encourage environmental awareness and stewardship;  facilitate and provide opportunities to access outdoor activities and outdoor sports development; contribute to local economic development.

Using the outdoors, Stramash aims to make a real positive difference to the lives of the people we work with and to the environment we work in.

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More than activities…

Stramash is a social enterprise and a registered charity that uses the outdoor environment to provide life changing experiences. We currently have a number of projects we are working on including an apprenticeship scheme for local young people, adventure clubs that use a mixture of structured and unstructured play and exploration to promote personal and social development, outdoor sports development, Gaelic language development in the outdoors, outdoor learning projects and Forest Schools.

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Oban Adventure Days

Looking for things to do in Oban?

Stramash host exciting morning, afternoon and evening adventures in gorge scrambling, sea kayaking, canyoning, canoeing, archery and coasteering in and around the Oban area!

Available all year round and suitable for individuals, groups and families.

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Activities and skills courses for 6-17 year olds. Half day to 5 day options. Based in Argyll but Scotland wide locations.

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Expeditions and skill courses for adults, at locations across the whole of Scotland lasting between 2 - 6 days.

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Schools & Groups

Looking for a residential course, a subject focused day trip or a tailor made trip specifically designed for you.

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Stramash News

Youth Programme 2014

Youth Programme 2014 is one of the best yet, with loads of fantastic outdoor opportunities for young people aged 3-17, throughout the Easter and Summer holidays. All our courses allow children and young people to learn and develop, discover new places, build confidence, have fun, make new friends and be active outdoors! As well as our surf camp, yacht expedition and kayak residentials, we have lots of great additions including dinghy sailing courses, British Canoe Union courses, and lots, lots more!

Also new for this year is the Stramash Outdoor Discovery Club for 3-7 year olds! This exciting programme of activities will provide brilliant outdoor experiences during the school holidays, at the Stramash Tree Tops site, Ganavan Road, Oban! Every day will be a new creative outdoor experience, with lots of flexible daily options.

Project Wild Thing

Stramash Social Enterprise and Oban Phoenix Cinema have joined forces to present a showing of the feature length documentary Project Wild Thing. The award winning film is currently touring the UK. It brings the complex issue of the ways in which our children do (or don’t) interact with the natural world to our attention. The project has gathered significant support throughout the United Kingdom from the RSPB, the National Trust, schools, nurseries and other educational organisations.

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Scotland's Outdoor Social Enterprise

Stramash delivers top quality outdoor learning, outdoor activities, expeditions and outdoor sports development. Adventure, exploration and challenge are all part of what Stramash can offer you. Being a social enterprise means that Stramash invests its resources back into communities and individuals, making a real difference to people's lives.
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