National Indoor Climbing Award Scheme
Ancrum Outdoor Centre are an approved centre for delivery of The National Indoor Climbing Award Scheme (NICAS) which is a UK wide scheme designed to promote climbing development and accredit individual achievement on artificial climbing structures. It can be used as a starting point for people wishing to take up climbing and mountaineering. It is open to all candidates aged 7 and upwards.
Paddlesports Performance Awards
We are affiliated to the Scottish Canoe Association and the British Canoe Union and offer 2 and 3 star award courses which focus on basic paddling skills for canoeing and kayaking. These personal performance awards are the place to start for any future coaching aspirations or even just for skill development to ensure that you make the most of this great sporting hobby.