Carlton OEC is a residential centre situated on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors and is set against a spectacular back cloth of wooded hillsides local forests, farmland and local heather moorland allowing easy access to real adventures at a variety of venues. The centre is owned by a group of Hartlepool trustees and is managed by Hartlepool Borough Council and has been providing quality residential education courses since the 1920’s, it is competitively priced and gives excellent value for money.
The Centre is comfortably furnished with a welcoming ‘home-from-home’ atmosphere. Accommodation is for up to 60 course participants and 8 group leaders (bedding provided).
Facilities include 3 lounges, library, hall, meeting room, indoor climbing wall, and flexible teaching spaces with Wi-Fi equipment.
All courses are fully catered with delicious home cooked meals or the centre can be booked on a self-catering basis. Carlton OEC is open all year round.
Our customers include schools, youth groups, clubs, organisations, families and friends. We also provide corporate team building and social celebration packages.
Activities are tailored for those experiencing the outdoors for the first time, to those wanting to build on skills and enjoy a higher level of adventure.
Onsite activities include high ropes course, orienteering, problem solving and archery.
Offsite we have the North Yorkshire Moors andYorkshireDalesNational Parkson our doorstep, and activities range from canoeing and rock climbing, to mining and abseiling. Minibus transport provided.
All activities are lead by staff that are well qualified and have a wide variety of experience working with different groups not only in theUKbut also in overseas environments.
The course programmes are bespoke, designed to meet group/individuals objectives working in partnership with visiting group leaders. The residential setting combined with teamwork activities is a great way to develop confidence, self esteem and communication – all key life skills – as well as raising achievement
By using real life settings and experiences, young people have the opportunity to develop knowledge and understanding in an environment that is both stimulating and challenging
Evenings can be staffed if required, although many visiting teachers prefer to make use of the time to develop their relationships with their children through using some of the range of self-staffed activities that the Centres offer.