Learning and activities for schools and groups

During your visit to Brownsea Island you can book a wide variety of activities including learning activities linked to the curriculum, scouting heritage activities, sporting activities or self-led activities. They can all be tailored to suit your group's needs, please contact us to discuss your visit. Educational group membership is available for schools and for Scouting and Guiding groups.

Group of children creating natural art

Instructor led learning sessions

Instructor led learning activities can be tailored to meet your group's needs.

Den building activities, 50 things

Scouting heritage activities

Based on Lord Baden-Powell's experimental camp of 1907, these activities will help you to learn more about the origins of Scouting and Girl Guiding on Brownsea Island

Children on low ropes

Sporting activities at the outdoor centre

Sporting activities available including archery, low ropes and watersports.

Children and conkers

Self-led activities

Self-led activity packs can be hired from the outdoor centre.

Camping on Brownsea Island, Dorset

Brownsea Island Outdoor Centre

Open to groups including Scouts, Guides, School, youth and corporate groups from April to September. Special camping events for families throughout the year and now open to the general public for eco adventure camping during term time weekdays.