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Friday, 06 September 2019 14:45

Top Student Camping activities for 2020

Education often comes first for a lot of parents and when we say education, this usually involves going to school and gaining education through the school curriculum. As much as this is important for the learning and development of all students of young age, it is also highly recommended for students to participate in outdoor adventure activities for physical, social, emotional and mental development.

With the end of financial year over and new budgets for this financial year still being confirmed, this is the perfect opportunity to allocate a budget towards a corporate retreat. It can be a tough sell taking employees away from their work and shutting down the office for a couple of days but the benefits it brings are extremely worthwhile to your company and employees heading into the future. Here are 5 ways corporate retreats can benefit your employees:

Today, a wedding is not just about the ceremony to claim a couple as husband and wife, but more about holding a fun and memorable party for the couple themselves and guests. When you have experience attending weddings, you may start to plan and dream of your own “dream wedding” in your mind.

These days teachers are taking alternate routes to get the most out of their students with kids facing so many distractions in school it can be hard to keep their minds on track. However, studies have proven that outdoor activities can help kids focus, have better sleep and in-turn retain information better. Not to mention a little exercise can benefit their physical health as well and make them overall more focused and less fidgety in class. But the pros of outdoor school camps don’t stop there. There are still several more ways that your students can benefit from them!

Wednesday, 12 June 2019 09:49

The rise in popularity of the Bootcamp!

The fitness industry has completely changed the game, no longer are we slogging away on a stagnant treadmill or listening to monotonous music as we repeat the same moves over and over. The rise in popularity in outdoor bootcamps has increased and it’s easy to see why.

Wednesday, 05 June 2019 08:23

The trend of 2019 is fitness retreats

Lace up your joggers and get ready for a weekend away that involves all things health and wellness. Fitness Retreats are one of the biggest trends of 2019 that is here to kick your unhealthy habits to the curb and educate you in the world of fitness.

With the increased utilisation of technology and social media, we as a society are becoming increasingly invested in our health, fitness and overall wellbeing. In saying this, Fitness retreats in all its different forms have become a major trend that is changing the health and fitness world. Gone are the days where you would drag yourself to a conventionally average gym and workout for an hour. Fitness retreats now involve everything from trainers, nutritional chefs, yoga teachers and other wellness professionals. Trust me, you will feel recharged and ready to tackle the week that lies ahead.

In the last couple of years, the concept of fitness retreats has doubled, and the popularity of keeping healthy and fit whilst having fun in an exciting new environment is set to increasingly rise in the future. The wonderful world of fitness retreats enables them to venture into so many diverse categories and elements, they span from detoxing weekend retreats to weight loss boot camps. At present, fitness retreats are increasing involving nutritionists and experienced trainers to guide individuals through each and every step of the way. Each professional adds an element to a fitness retreat, that is unique and diverse.

Another main reason as to why fitness retreats are on the dramatic increase is partly due to our stressful and constant ‘hustle and bustle’ lives. Individuals are searching for an escape and that’s where fitness retreats fit so perfectly well into the mixture.

There’s no question as to why these fitness retreats are becoming even more popular as the year progresses in 2019. Not only do these fitness retreats provide you with support and motivation but they leave you feeling amazingly revitalized. After a retreat, you will be able to return home with an open mind and a re-energised body.

If you are a fitness trainer, wellness coach or health professional and are searching for the perfect location to hold your retreat. You have come to the right place and we would love to have a chat with you! Either email us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call us on 02 4566 4366.

Nature is a wonderful world, but did you know that it can boost your own inspiration, creativity and motivation in your everyday life? As a kid, you most likely will have vivid memories of playing outdoors, dirtying your clean clothes and running wild with your best mates. When we look back at this time during our lives, our brains were constantly active, generating high levels of creativity, inspiration and we were motivated to compete and accomplish tasks.

Everyone is confronted with challenges in their lives. Often, challenges occur when we are striving for success but the fear of losing, or not succeeding in our goals hold us back. Most of the time it’s when we try something we’ve never done before, and our personal fears become our greatest hurdles and challenges to overcome.

Tuesday, 07 May 2019 10:07

A little dirt never hurt anybody

The side effects of exercising have been proven to increase and improve the efficiency and effectivenesses of our overall wellbeing, physical and mental health. Sometimes all we need to get a little bit muddy, sweaty and feel that slow and intense burn of exercising.  But, what are the benefits of enjoying fitness in the great outdoors?

In order to succeed in school and in life, children need ongoing opportunities to learn and build essential skills. School camps have the unique ability to provide a safe and secure learning environment for students, that support them to think critically and creatively, to develop problem-solving skills and to become greatly engaged in their learning.

The worst thing to do before leaving for a school camp as a teacher is begin running around trying to remember all the different things you may or may not need to keep you going throughout your action-packed camp. No need to panic, we have you covered with a checklist like no other! You will feel prepared, relaxed and ready for anything to be thrown your way.

When you think of summer camps you may find yourself reminiscing of your own personal past experiences. Like late night bunk bed chatter, inspiring camp counselors and the special ability camps provide to build team spirit and strong friendships for life, there are some things that never change! But what’s new in adventure school camps today? 

We have all experienced a school camp at some stage of our lives and as a result, the joy experienced at these camps creates memories that have lasted a lifetime. We’re going to discover the 6 things you need to know about school camps to make your experience at Outdoor Adventure Company a memorable and joyous occasion.

More often than not, teachers begin to feel overwhelmed with the amount of planning and involvement that goes into a school camp and rather miss out on the exciting memories and the creation of relationships with their students. Let’s be honest school camps aren’t a relaxing holiday, as much as we wish that they were they simply are not. Sometimes they involve waking up at the crack of dawn, constantly rounding the kids up and calming them down from all the excitement.

Wednesday, 20 February 2019 11:27

The benefits of corporate retreats

Did you know only 20% of companies have ever participated in a corporate retreat? Yet the benefits of these retreats away from daily life are not to be discounted or overlooked. In this article we outline the benefits of attending a corporate retreat, to help you establish stronger bonds with your co-workers and teammates.

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