Leaders in Outdoor Experiential Learning

About Us


Group PhotoBAC has evolved since 1989 to become a leader in providing personal and social development programmes to over 20,000 young people each year.

Through outdoor adventure activities, BAC delivers educational programmes for experiential learning and activity skills development to achieve it's vision for “Changing Lives, Building Futures”

BAC offers dynamic and innovative outdoor learning programmes to challenge, stimulate and motivate young people from a broad range of backgrounds, to help identify and realise their full potentials.

BAC core projects engage young people who are considered socially and economically disadvantaged, and include longer-term programmes to support disability access and participation. This includes working with young people from disadvantaged communities and projects which are focused upon supporting marginalised groups and young people.


BAC's VISION is that every young person will have equal opportunities to realise their full potential.


BAC's MISSION is to deliver the best personal and social development opportunities for individual participants alongside leadership training to support sustainable capacity building within communities.


BAC's VALUES underpin the work of BAC and should be reflected through each programme, service and every opportunity offered to clients and centre users. These values include:

Honesty: BAC will conduct itself with honesty in word and action through open and transparent communications for the benefit of all our stakeholders.

Respect: BAC will respect and expect to be respected without judgment or prejudice and will provide an equality of expression and opportunity to all irrespective of ability, gender, culture, race, sexual orientation, character or personality from all communities and backgrounds. 

Passion: BAC will deliver exciting, dynamic and innovative programmes that support personal and social development for individuals and sustainable capacity building for communities.

Empathy: BAC will recognise and provide a fair and compassionate response in all situations recognising that differing values, opinions and m understandings may not always be fully reconcilable but deserve mutual appreciation and respect. 

Professtional: BAC will provide a safe and fun environment to learn through adventure. This will be underpinned through encouragement and support for all staff and volunteers to embrace the value of continuing professional development.     



Hollywood Family Trust - Liam McCusker "Excellent communication before. Staff were great at engaging young people. Really enjoyed it all."

National Trust - Sonja Orderley "Excellent day Alex and Jordan really made the effort to bring the learning back to the day job. Definately exceeded expectations. Thank You."

NI Youth Forum - John Wallace "Staff were very good at getting the group working together and talking. Excellent day. Thanks.


Adventuremark AHOECDuke of Edinburgh's AwardLearning outside of the classroom IOLJohn Muir RECASDANNICAS Heartstart CTC OCN

Investors In poeple Silver

  • Adventure Learning
  • Training
  • BAC Programmes
  • Ardaluin Regeneration Trust
  • School Programmes
  • Exceptional Closure Days