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ACTIVITIES

We have a wide range of activities here at Mount Cook for all levels of activity experience and a variety of ages. We sort our activities by the skill you will develop on each activity session. Offsite activities are provided in our beautiful local area by Acclimbatize. 

Looking for history curriculum activities? Visit our curriculum packages page.

Suitable for ages

(Select both for over 9's)

Activity type

Skill learned

Use these filters to find the best activities for your aims and objectives, your age range, and activity type.

Two people abseiling

Abseil

Our 12 metre abseil point offers a new experience and personal challenge on a quarried limestone rock face.

Evening

9 +

Session length:
Resilience & Self Confidence
info
1hr30
A person climbing up a rock face.

Rock Climbing & Scrambling

The group will venture up and around rocks. They will encourage each other and face new experiences. Scrambling will take place around Black Rocks, a 10 minute walk from the centre.

Onsite

9 +

Session length:
Great for adults
Resilience & Self Confidence
info
3hr15
Two hands lighting a fire

Bushcraft

Groups will experience and develop skills such as fire-lighting techniques, plant identification, natural cordage, animal tracking and shelter construction.

Onsite

6 +

Session length:
Great for adults
Learning a New Skill
info
3hr15
An adult running with a bow and arrow

Archery Tag & Maze Cube

Archery tag is an exciting combat game which combines elements of dodge ball with the timeless skill of archery. Maze cube will require teams to work together to transport balls around a floating maze, among other challenges.

Onsite

9 +

Session length:
Great for adults
Teamwork & Cohesion
info
3hr15
A child drawing back a bow

Archery & Onsite Orienteering

Learn to shoot an arrow in the style of an Olympic archer using a modern recurve bow. Learn and refine map reading skills including using keys, finding checkpoints and orientating the map.

Onsite

6 +

Session length:
Teamwork & Cohesion
info
3hr15
Children with a rocket made from bottle.

Rocket Building

Get creative and construct a bottle rocket in your team using materials provided, then launch it!

Evening

6 +

Session length:
Learning a New Skill
info
1h30
Adults smiling around a campfire.

Campfire & Bushcraft

Sit by the fire whilst learning and developing skills such as fire-lighting and campfire gadgetry.

Evening

6 +

Session length:
Learning a New Skill
info
1hr30
A High Ropes tower with a variety of activities

High Ropes

The High Ropes is one of our most popular onsite activities as it is brilliant for team building and provides a fun, unique experience.

Onsite

9 +

Session length:
Great for adults
Resilience & Self Confidence
info
3hr15
A man giving a thumbs up in a helmet

Rock Climbing Offsite

You will be taught by our highly trained instructors how to put on a harness, the climbing knows and how to abseil down a rock face safely. Black Rock climbing area is a playground for lovers of Rock Climbing and Bouldering.

Offsite

6 +

Session length:
Resilience & Self Confidence
info
3hr15
Two people zooming off the zip wire

Zip Wire & Traverse Cube

Our Rooftop Rider Zip Wire starts on the Centre's roof and finishes on the far side of our quarry! The Traverse cube involves a horizontal peg wall with additional obstacles introduced throughout.

Onsite

9 +

Session length:
Great for adults
Resilience & Self Confidence
info
3hr15
A child looking at a compass

Game of Tribes

Split into two tribes from 2000BC - Caledonii and Iceni - to compete to solve riddles, build catapults, and conquer Britain first. May the best tribe win!

Onsite

6 +

Session length:
Teamwork & Cohesion
info
3hr15
A woman smiling as she comes out a cave

Caving

Experience some of the amazing caves that we have on our doorstep whilst learning historical and environmental information. Requires moderate fitness and includes a short steep walk to the caves.

Offsite

6 +

Session length:
Resilience & Self Confidence
info
3hr15
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