Whatever your passion, whether it’s rock climbing, paddling, mountain biking, or just getting out there and trying a bit of everything – our summer camps for 12-17-year-olds combine a fun holiday with loads of skill-building and socialising at many different levels of ability.

We run various skills courses taking over the entire Plas y Brenin building, from an introductory level to performance, focused on providing maximum enjoyment whilst learning and developing outdoor skills with our highly qualified instructors. Our team are truly dedicated and passionate professionals, keen to pass on their skills and knowledge of the outdoors.

Friendly Team

We've got the experts to show you the ropes, and you'll always have male and female staff members close at hand to sort out any problems or answer any questions.

Evening Activities

Our staff organise a wide range of evening events, including quizzes, competitions, orienteering, paddling, climbing competitions and raft-building experiences.

DBS Checks

All Instructors working with young people have the appropriate DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service, formerly CRB) check.
Download our Safeguarding and Child Protection policy

Station Collection

We can arrange for you to be collected from any local station, including Bangor and Llandudno Junction railway station and dropped off at the station after the course.

Expert Tuition

You’ll receive expert supervision from fully qualified and psyched instructors, creating the perfect environment to learn and enjoy something new!

Our Instructors

Explore Snowdonia

Your experience will take place in the heart of the extraordinary Snowdonia National Park. Our National Outdoor Centre features accommodation, a bar, dining, and more. And while you’re here, why not check out some local gems?

Explore Snowdonia

Develop a Passion

Everyone at Plas y Brenin, from staff to visitors, is excited about adventures and inspired to get outside. Our guests return year after year to experience all that North Wales offers.