Learning Through Adventure

  • Cultural exchange and community service at school trips in Kenya and Tanzania
  • hiking in school trip itineraries by Rift Valley Adventures
  • learning the community culture at schooltrips in Kenya and Tanzania
  • Nountain biking at School Trips in Kenya
  • Cultural exchange and community service at school trips in Kenya and Tanzania
  • hiking in school trip itineraries by Rift Valley Adventures
  • learning the community culture at schooltrips in Kenya and Tanzania
  • Nountain biking at School Trips in Kenya
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Ten Steps To Quality Outdoor Education!


Rift Valley Adventures is committed to quality outdoor education and all of our trips are guided by the Outdoor Council's 10 Step Positive Outcomes model.


  1. Enjoyment

    Young people enjoy participating in outdoor activities and adopt a positive attitude to challenge and adventure.

  2. Confidence

    Young people are gaining personal confidence and self-esteem through taking on challenges and achieving success.

  3. Social Awareness

    Young people are developing their self-awareness and social skills, and their appreciation of the contributions and achievements of themselves and of others.

  4. Environmental Awareness

    Young people are becoming alive to the natural environment and understand the importance of conservation and sustainable development.

  5. Activity Skills

    Young people are acquiring and developing a range of skills in outdoor activities, expeditions and exploration.

  6. Personal Qualities

    Young people are demonstrating increased initiative, self-reliance, responsibility, perseverance and commitment.

  7. Key Skills – Risk Management

    Young people are developing and extending their key skills of communication, problem solving, leadership and teamwork.

  8. Health and Fitness

    Young people are learning to appreciate the benefits of physical fitness and the lifelong value of participation in healthy leisure activities.

  9. Increased motivation and Appetite for Learning

    Young people are displaying an increased motivation and appetite for learning that is contributing to raised levels of attainment in other aspects of their education.

  10. Broadened Horizons

    Young people are broadening their horizons and becoming open to a wider range of employment opportunities and life chances.

Read the full Guide developed by the English Outdoor Council on High Quality Outdoor Education HERE