Gaisce Adventure Journey

Gaisce has become synonymous with schools over the last 20 years. Many schools have students working towards Bronze, Silver and Gold. Here, at Shannon River Adventure, we can help with your physical Recreation and Adventure journey requirements, be it an over night expedition for the Bronze award, or a night adventure for the Silver. For the Gold Award, please enquire within.

Bronze award | Silver Award


                   Your Journey at

    Shannon River Adventure 

                  (Gaisce Bronze Award)


 Day 1

Begin with on-site training to include: introduction to the Canadian Canoe Raft; basic paddling of a Canadian Canoe Raft; map reading and journeying; personal expedition gear and packing for an expedition. 

There will also be training in the various components of camp craft to include: erecting tents; lighting camp fires; lighting of and cooking on fireboxes; “Leave No Trace” principles.

The journey element of the program will encompass either walking country roads & trails or a canoe-raft journey on River Shannon waterways. Both journeys will end the day at the island camping site.

Participants will be involved in setting up camp, cooking on fireboxes, and will have some freedom to explore the island.

Finish the evening with a snack and relax round camp fire until agreed wind down time

Day 2

Breakfast followed by team games and challenges.

On arrival back to the centre take part in some pier jumping before showering and preparing to depart.

 Schools Program

Equipment we provide:

Canoe and Paddle, Helmet, Buoyancy Aid, Cag, Wetsuit, Maps etc

 For any queries, or if you require any information about the ways in which we can help with the adventure section of the Gaisce Award, please do not hesitate to contact us. 

Shannon River Adventure
Kon-Tiki Road
Co. Roscommon
Phone: 00353 (0)71 9638300
Mobile: 00353 (0)87 2077559
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