Family Learning Day

Learn new skills, have fun and share a positive experience with your child. Funded by Cumbria County Council Adult Learning.

We are offering an activity day at one of our centres for parents/carers and a child free of charge.

All transport, equipment, meals and refreshments will be provided. 

Timetable and what's included in the day

The day will begin at 9.30am with a minibus pick up from school to travel to a Cumbria Outdoors Centre.  Refreshments on arrival at the centre and meet the activity instructors.

Morning activities include archery, problem solving and orienteering. 

Afternoon activities include a choice of ghyll scrambling or canoe rafting.

After activities, return to the centre to complete the course paperwork with refreshments and a snack. Participants then leave the centre and travel home via minibus at 4.45pm.
  • Full day activity

  • available March to October

  • up to 30 participants per day

  • suitable for adults and age 7 upwards (availability for age 3 upwards coming soon)

  • available at Hawse End Centre and Scarness

  • all equipment included

  • Free of charge to those enrolled in Family Learning Courses with Cumbria County Council Adult Learning 

  • Meals and refreshments provided free of charge

  • Transport to and from centre provided free of charge

For details of Cumbria County Council Learning opportunities and courses please visit