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Ballywillan Presbyterian Church
Location of expedition training for Causeway Open Award Centre.


British Canoe Union (BCU)

The British Canoe Union is the lead body for canoeing and kayaking in the UK.


 British Mountaineering Council (BMC)
The BMC (British Mountaineering Council) is the representative body that exists to protect the freedoms and promote the interests of climbers, hillwalkers and mountaineers, including ski-mountaineers.


Causeway Coast Kayak Association
CCKA has a diverse membership, from top level slalom boaters, freestyle paddlers, Kayak Surfers  and full on river runners, sea paddlers right through to absolute beginners with lots of BCU Qualified experienced coaches and instructors.


CANI is the Governing Body for Canoeing in Northern Ireland. CANI is the Northern Ireland Division of the British Canoe Union (BCU).

Cotswold Outdoors

The recommended kit supplier with the Duke of Edinburgh Award.   


Countryside Access & Activities Network
The Northern Ireland Countryside Access and Activities Network (CAAN) is an umbrella organisation which brings together all groups and bodies which have an interest in, or involvement in countryside recreation in Northern Ireland.


Leave No Trace
Leave No Trace Ireland is a network of organisations and individuals with an interest in promoting the responsible recreational use of the countryside and wild places.


Mountain Leadership Training Board
MTLB govern leadership awards in mountaineering and climbing across the UK.


 Education Authority
The Education Authority provides details on Access issues in the Antrim Hills as well as details of the DofE/JAI Award and resources.


Sports Council for Northern Ireland
The Sports Council for Northern Ireland aims to make sport happen for you.


The Duke of Edinburgh's Award
The Duke of Edinburgh's Award is committed to providing for young people an enjoyable, challenging and rewarding programme of personal development, which is of the highest quality and the widest reach.

Go Outdoors
The outdoor clothing and equipment specialist for DofE recommended kit.



 Tollymore Mountain Centre
Tollymore Mountain Centre is Northern Ireland's National Centre for Mountaineering and Canoeing activities. It is funded and managed by the Sports Council for Northern Ireland.





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