1. Home
  2. Members
  3. Jobs
  4. Events
  5. Good Practice
  6. EQA
  7. News
  8. Help

Event Registration

Further Event Details and Registration

Notice to members
Members should log in before making any bookings.

Event Details

Event name:

IOL North West Conference 2019
The biggest one day get together of outdoor learning professionals in the country




YMCA Lakeside, Cumbria

The Outdoor-Literate Citizen • Facilitation And Training Skills
Apprenticeships • Minibuses • Forest and Woodland Skills
Lake District World Heritage Site • Outdoor Photography
Programme Design • New Networks • Good Lunch
Regional Updates • UK Outdoor Learning News • Fresh Ideas

0900 - Arrivals, Registration and Refreshments, Networking and Trade Stands, Sign up for workshops

0930 – Welcome from IOL NW Chair

9:45 – Keynote Presentation and Discussion – Dave Harvey - The outdoor-literate citizen : a purpose for outdoor learning?

1045- Workshop session one. Choose from:

  • The New Outdoor Activity Instructor Apprenticeships – Your Questions Answered
  • Minibuses – Can I Drive Them?
  • English Lake District World Heritage Site - What's It Ever Done For Us?
  • Metaphorical Transfer In Outdoor Learning
    Choice Theory In The Outdoors
  • Inspection, Maintenance And Storage Of Buoyancy Aids
    Lake District Geology For Outdoor Practitioners
    Forest School Principles In Practice
  • The Stories We Work Through: Addressing Horizons And Context In Adventure Sport Coaching

1215 - Lunch, Networking, Trade Stands

1330 - Regional news and outdoor learning updates – IOL NW Chair

  • UK Outdoor Learning – Where Next?

1430 - Workshop session two. Choose from:

  • Developing Literacy And Numeracy Through Orienteering
  • Low Ropes With No Knots
  • Bringing Us To Our Senses: The Value Of Emotional Understanding Through Outdoor
  • Experiences
  • Taking Photographs Your Customers Will Love
    Creative Curriculums: Embedding Outdoors Into Curriculum
    The Therapeutic Value Of Being Outdoors
  • I’m Too Busy To Evaluate My Practice’ Myth Busting Practitioner Research And Evaluation
  • Ice Breakers, Warm Ups And Group Games
  • How To Make A Comfortable Camp....Dens, Fire, Furniture And Gadgets
  • Field Studies - How Can These Approaches Do For You To Enrich Your Adventurous Activities?

1630 - Join us for refreshments and Wilf’s cakes, networking and NW AGM

1645 - IOLNW AGM (IOL Members only) - help shape the future of Outdoor Learning in your region.

1700 - Conference close

Bed and breakfast is available either before or after the conference - £25 per person for private en-suite accommodation – please contact YMCA Lakeside direct to book for B&B (t: 01539 539000 / Email )





Title Cost
Members (including IOL, AHOEC, OEAP, MTA, BC, RYA, BMC Members) £45.00
Non IOL Members £90.00

Booking Type

How many people will you be booking for?

Back to event list One person Two or more


Warwick Mill Business Centre, Warwick Bridge, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA4 8RR

+44 (0)1228 564580



What we collect and why

Name, Email Address, Phone Number (optional). Only if you provide it to us in order to contact you or to use our services.

Your Privacy

Who we share with

We will never sell your personal data to 3rd parties. We may share your personal data with our suppliers in order to provide our online and member services to you.

Copyright 2018 Institute for Outdoor Learning Terms Of Use Privacy Statement
Back To Top