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.

Coasteering Services

Ancrum Outdoor Centre is a member of the National Coasteering Charter (NCC) and has been involved in the development of coasteering for over 20 years. We offer instructor training, continuous professional development workshops and technical advice. Please contact the centre to discuss your requirements.

When we advertise this activity as a public course you can view it here or on our course calendar page. If we do not have any planned public courses, you can organise your very own group adventure day. To find out more about organising your own group adventure day, please contact the Centre using options below.

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