Dear Course Participant,

We are pleased to welcome you at the outdoor education course in Portugal. The course will be
held near Cascais, a beautiful area on the Atlantic coast.

The course team will be Dusan Bartunek and Petra Koppova and other teachers and professionals will also be involved in the programme and study visits.


Your participation is confirmed definitely by these 2 steps:

  1. You fill in final registration (which most of you already did, if you are nto sure, you can contact us). You can fill in final registration form here.
  2. Your participation is definitely confirmed by your payment. You can pay deposit 400 euro at the time of your registration and the rest of your amount latest 8 weeks before the course or you can pay all amount at the time of your registration.  You can finish your payment here


Course starts on Monday 7th October, meeting in Lisbon 9:30 a.m. – we will travel together
to the course site – Estalagem Muchaxo.
Course ends Saturday 12th October at 9:00 in Muchaxo. Then we travel back together to
Lisbon (or Lisbon airport if you need).


The course is based on what is advertised in the course catalogue and composed to give you the possibility to gain knowledge based on experiences and reflection. There will be activities during the day as well as evening programme, the week is “a way of living”, and is created also by your contribution. Based on our experiences for successful week we will designed a week for your group and send you a detail program few weeks in advance.
Every time we try to fulfil the expectation of each participant and work flexibly with the programme according the group. Please fill in carefully the “experience and expectation section” in registration form.
If you wish to add touristic days on your own, this is recommended before or after the week

Training Activities – Schedule

The programme has an experiential approach, to learn by experience, to reflect upon it and to be creative.

Everyday we will reflect up on
What we have done, what was the purpose and how can we use this back home/professionally. How can we adapt it to our profession, schools- and learning conditions in Europe.

Day by Day
Day 1, Monday: Pick- up service in Lisbon. Get to know each other and the place. Introduction and expectations for the week using outdoor methods. Ice-breakers and dynamic activities. Background of outdoor leadership. Practical workshop in the nearby landscape. European social evening.

Day 2, Tuesday: Forest workshops. Peninha viewpoint. Workshop on Leadership – reflexion in groups. Workshop on group process. Walk by the beach. Professional exchange by participants.

Day 3, Wednesday: Visit the Pena palace and workshop in the park. To lead the group, planning own activities. Sintra. Didactical corner.

Day 4, Thursday: Visit Pedra Amarela outdoor centre. Outdoor leadership – Tips and Tricks. Cabo da Roca, final dinner.

 Day 5, Friday : Statements for Outdoor leaders. Risk management. Retrospect of the week and evaluation of the course.

Day 6, Saturday Closing ceremony and receiving of certificates, departure to Lisbon.

The programme might change due to circumstances.


Estalagem Muchaxo
Coordinates: 38º43′ 45.29″
N 9º28′ 29.00″ W
Internet WiFi is available in the lobby.
Bed linen and towel is provided.
During the course you will share the twin room with one participant, you can choose if you
want to get to know someone new or if you are to share with someone you already know.
Many participants before have developed great friendship by sharing. Please bare in mind,
most of the time we will be out and together all group, the hours in the room will be few.


At the end of the course, you will receive a certificate confirming your participation in the course, signed and stating the number of course hours and confirmation to your Europass.


Few weeks before the course we will send you some articles to read before the course and also some small tasks to prepare.


If you have any special health conditions or dietary needs that will have a major impact which you did not fill in the registration form, please contact us.


bring what you normally need when you travel and clothing for outdoor activities “not too nice clothes”.
Be prepared to stay outdoors in any kind of weather.

  • Personal equipment
  • toiletries
  • Adequate clothing for outdoor activities in any weather; such as rain/wind proof clothes, extra pair of shoes, a hat/cap,
  • A “day trip rucksack” to bring the packed lunch.
  • Any medication you might need
  • Sun protection
  • If you want – a towel for the beach, swimsuit/trunks, wetsuit (if you want to go for a swim)


We would recommend you have a travel insurance. Please call your health insurance provider for further details.
We highly recommend you check the possibility of travel cancellation insurance (some of flight companies offer them for not a high amount).


Our courses in Portugal is provided as a “full package” including accommodation, meals, transportation and all the services.

The full price includes-  the full programme (morning, afternoon and also evenings workshops and seminars every day)

  • field trips and the local transportation costs
  • visits of the local institution and schools
  • transport from/to meeting place to the course site
  • accommodation Sunday (Monday) to Friday in comfortable double – bedrooms
  • breakfast, lunch, dinner and coffebreaks every day (on the site and outdoors)
  • administration
  • certificate of attendance and confirmation to Europass)
  • support after the course 

650 € (EUR) course fee/participant

775 € (EUR) subsistance cost/participant

IN TOTAL 1425 € (EUR) equals 1530 $ (USD)


We will charge you 650 € for the course fee. This fee consists of two parts:

  1. Course fee – 480 € / 6 days course which will be fully covered from your project (You obtain 80 €/ day)
  2. Additionl costs 170 € / participant – The price is higher due to high-quality and intensity of the course program, the rest of the amount could be covered from other budget categories and savings or with participant contribution.

We will charge you 775 € for subsistence costs, which could be covered from project budget – subsistence costs.

You can pay deposit 400 euro at the time of your registration and the rest of your amount latest 8 weeks before the course. 


You can pay all amount at the time of your registration. 

Cancellation policy:

If Outdoored, s.r.o., for any reason, has to cancel this training course without offering any valid alternative, the participant(s)/sending organisation will be fully refunded in ten days after the communication of this circumstances.

If the participant(s)/sending organisation, for any reason has/have to cancel participation to the course not later then 60 days before the start, another session can be freely chosen in alternative.

In any case you can change the participant without any additional costs.

You can not substitute your place to another person then the following cancellation charges will apply:

  • more then 8 weeks before the course:400 euro administration costs
  • 8-4 weeks before the course: 50% of the total fee
  • 4-2 weeks before the course:75% of the total fee
  • Less than 14 days before the course:100% of the total fee.

Your participation is definitely confirmed by your payment. 


At the website you find more about the course, FAQ – Frequently asked questions and the course leaders.
Tourist information

The Course Team are looking forward to meeting you soon and guide you through the course week.
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.

More about course leaders


Outdoored s.r.o.

Vinohradská 2828/151

130 00, Praha 3

Czech Republic

OID E10010734