Participant Stories

How to Make a Bucket Lunch

When looking for something quick, easy, and relatively mess-free for your next camping meal, remember the ‘ODI most famous’ Bucket Lunch....

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Meet the Team: Gavin Jesson

I’ve been working in the Outdoor Ed industry since 2012. Before Out Doors Inc. I predominantly worked with schools and other community groups running and coordinating outdoor ed trips....

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Participant Stories: “Surfing Ocean Grove”

The sun, the sand, the surf and sunscreen were all available for us on a day of surfing at Ocean Grove....

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Participant Stories: “Self Care Whilst Working”

I have a mental illness and have managed to hold down a full-time job for the past 30 years and believe me there have been lots of ups and downs along the way....

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Participant Stories: “Pooh Bear and Peer Support”

Recovery and coping techniques come from many unusual sources and some people can often wonder how a service like Outdoors Inc can help....

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Participant Stories: “Growing Garlic”

Garlic is a great root vegetable to grow for autumn/winter as it grows best in cool weather...

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Participant Stories: “Rafting: Awesome and Amazing”

1/2/2020 By Carole Hatherly My favourite camps have been rafting camps. I’ve rafted twice on the Mitchell River and I would love to have the opportunity to do it again.  Safety is an optimum requirement for rafting. Out Doors’ staff teach you all aspects of safety on the raft: How to correctly use…...

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Getting back to the water

1/2/2020 By Ben Wilkinson, Out Doors’ Program Coordinator In the summertime, when the weather is fine…’   So begins many of my Winter daydreams, and I’m sure many others feel this way during the colder months when we are looking ahead to some warmth. It really is amazing how often our moods and motivation levels…...

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Participant Stories: “Skipping”

1/2/2020 By John Gannon How to get fit during a lockdown or no lockdown! I find skipping is a great cardiovascular workout. I find that it’s cheap, and my fitness has greatly improved with this daily routine. It has helped me keep fit whilst enduring lockdown at home. Starting from…...

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Participant Stories: “Goal Setting”

1/2/2020 By John Gannon For the beginning of the year, it is a good idea to identify and set goals for the new year. Goals need to be SMART. That is Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Time-based. Specific means you clarify exactly what you want to achieve, and not be…...

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