Why choose us for your Youth Groups’ Activity Break?

We provide outdoor activities for youth groups in Aviemore, the Cairngorms, the Great Glen, Ayrshire & across Scotland. Sharing our love of the outdoors is our passion and youth work is at our core. We continually witness the personal and social benefits experienced by young people participating in adventure activities. Our instructors aim to maximise fun and learning in a safe and supportive environment.

Our wide choice of outdoor activities and residential packages for youth groups offer excellent opportunities for acquiring new skills, building confidence and developing appreciation of others and the environment.

Here At Active we are committed to creating a truly memorable outdoor experience for all clients. With young people this involves supporting them to realise their full potential.

We provide outdoor activity packages to many Local Authorities and Organisations, working with youth groups with differing needs and aims. We pride ourselves in our flexibility in providing a package that is unique to your group’s requirements and aspirations; including adventure days, multi activity weeks, under-canvas expeditions, skills training programmes and team building. We provide residential courses at venues across Scotland.

Our outdoor activities for youth groups can include transport, instruction, equipment and accommodation at any of our bases, Aviemore & the Cairngorms, Ayrshire or the Great Glen

What activities will you choose for your group?

Day Trips
Day trips and multi trip days allow you to try a variety of activities and develop skills which could lead to a nationally recognised qualification.

Adventure Activity Breaks
Get Active on one of our action-packed, fun filled multi outdoor activity courses for the adventure of a lifetime. Weekend and five day courses are designed for youth groups and give you the perfect opportunity to sample a variety of adventure activities including white water rafting, rock climbing, abseiling, canoeing, kayaking, gorge scrambling, skiing, snowboarding and mountain walking.

An overnight camping trip or expedition could be one of the most rewarding outdoor experiences you’ll ever have. It is a chance to discover and explore new places and get away from your regular way of life.

Young Adult Team Building
Outdoor activities provide dynamic learning opportunities for youth groups including personal and team development. The benefit of these experiences are immediate and the results long lasting.

Active have a long history in Youth Development Courses; it is an intrinsic part of our company and the ethos which has developed around it. It’s more than just activities – it’s about people, families, communities and our nation.

Youth Group Pricing Structure

Activity Day Trips in the Cairngorms National Park
WatersportsGroup Size up to 8Group Size up to 15
Sea Kayaking£395£595
Gorge Scrambling£395£595
Mini Rafting / Duckies£395£595
White Water Rafting£395£595
Mountain Biking£425£650
Rock Climbing & Abseiling£395£595
Hill Walking£395£595
Team Building Challenge£395£595
Skiing & Snowboarding  
Ski & snowboard @ Cairngorm, Nevis Range, The Lecht, Glenshee & Glencoe.£75.00 per person per day 

Snowsports packages include – Skis, Boards, Boots & Helmets, 4 Hours Instruction, transport & lift pass.

Not included – Ski Clothing, Gloves & Goggles

Adventure Breaks & Camping Expeditions

Length of Stay£ Per Person
2 Days   (1 night)£110
Weekends 2 Days  (2 nights)£125
3 Days   (2 nights)£210
4 Days   (3 nights)£285
5 Days   (4 nights)£360
  • full board accommodation for youth groups
  • Choice of Activities
  • Equipment
  • On Course Transport

Ski lift passes are not included in the residential price

  • Prices Include VAT
  • Group size includes group leaders
  • Minimum charge of 8 places applies
  • Deduct £10 pppn to self-cater
  • Price for longer stays available on request

Cairngorms Adventure Centre

Four Month Instructor Training Course (Summer)


Active operate from our adventure centre in the heart of Scotland.  Full board and self catered options are available for your stay. The comfortable Lodge accommodates up to 77 people and can be split into 2 sections each with their own accommodation, lounges and kitchens. It is the perfect place for all types of groups to get together.  If your group requires exclusive use of the centre we can provide this.

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