Leaders in Outdoor Experiential Learning


Here you will find links to similar and complimentary organisations across Northern Ireland and further afield.

  • Ardnavally Scout Centre
    The centre nestles beside the Lagan Valley Regional Park and provides a great base for many activities.
  • Berghaus
    The outdoor clothing and equipment specialist: BAC's preferred supplier.
  • Bike Dock
    At Bike Dock we believe that cycling is for everyone and aim to provide a wide range of quality products to suit all pockets - whatever your cycling interest.
  • 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, hill walkers and mountaineers, including ski-mountaineers.
  • CANI
    CANI is the Governing Body for Canoeing in Northern Ireland. CANI is the Northern Ireland Division of the British Canoe Union (BCU).
  • Challenge for Youth
    Challenge for Youth is an independent not-for-profit company, providing opportunities for young people from Greater Belfast. From adventure learning to creative, visual and performance arts, CFY has a diverse and creative skills base. .
  • 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.
  • Inkifi
    Suppliers of canvas prints for the Belfast Activity Centre. Inkifi specialise in social media printing.
  • Leadership trust
    The Leadership Trust works with organisations and the individuals within them to unlock that potential.
  • 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 Training Association
    MTA governs leadership awards in mountaineering and climbing across the UK.
  • Mountainering Council of Ireland
    Providing the latest News, Info and Comment for the hill-walking and climbing community.
  • Multimap Online Maps
    Multimap is one of the world’s leading providers of online mapping and location-based services.
  • Northern Ireland Hotels Federation
    Information on hotels and guesthouses throughout Northern Ireland, many with links to online booking facilities.
  • Northern Ireland Tourist Board
    Tourist information including events, activities and a wide range of other places to see and things to do.
  • Ocean Youth Trust
    Ocean Youth Trust Ireland is an educational charity which owns and operates 2 sail training vessels
  • Outward Bound
    Outward Bound is the most famous of all adventure brand names and is worldwide with centres in more than 30 countries. It is the organization that fiercely guards the right of young people to have access to safe adventure experiences through which they realize their potential.
  • Outward Bound Northern Ireland
    The Northern Ireland Outward Bound Association was established to support the development of Outward Bound and to enable young people in the province to have greater access to Outward Bound opportunities.
  • Raleigh International
    Raleigh International is a charity committed to the personal growth and development of young people from all nationalities and backgrounds, including disadvantaged and "at risk".
  • Rathlin Run
    Rathlin Island’s Unique Charity Running Event co-ordinated by BAC and NiRunning
  • Sports Council for Northern Ireland
    The Sports Council for Northern Ireland aims to make sport happen for you.
  • Sports Leaders UK
    Sports Leaders UK administers a range of sports awards and training courses across the UK. They accredit the BEL Awards which are offered through BAC.
  • 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.
  • 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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  • Access-Ability
  • Adventure Learning
  • Ardaluin Regeneration Trust
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