Our travel grant scheme is aimed at supporting schools and voluntary and community groups making educational visits to the Cairngorms National Park.
Our 2017/18 grant scheme is now OPEN for applications for trips taken between 1st April 2017 and 31st March 2018.
The Cairngorms National Park is an excellent outdoor classroom and can be studied across the curriculum from biology and geography to art, history and even music. A variety of educational resources have already been produced to support outdoor learning in the Cairngorms National Park with outdoor learning seen as a key approach to delivering the Curriculum for Excellence. However, one of the key barriers that teachers and groups face is the high cost of travel to or around the National Park.
The Outdoor Learning travel grant will help to overcome this barrier, offering schools and community groups from across Scotland, up to 75% transport costs, up to £200. Priority will be given to schools and groups from deprived areas, those who have not visited the Park before and groups who support people with disabilities, young people, ethnic minorities and those who experience economic disadvantage or health inequality.
The activity should:
If you think your school or group is eligible to apply, complete the application form online or download and send/email it to us BEFORE your planned visit to the Park:
The travel grant scheme is supported by Cairngorms National Park Authority.