This three-week summer school course is designed for all students, whatever their previous experience of outdoor pursuits and regardless of fitness level.

This three-week summer school course is designed for all students, whatever their previous experience of outdoor pursuits and regardless of fitness level.

Outdoor Leadership is offered at: Cambridge & Yale campuses

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Outdoor Leadership Summer Course

This unique summer school course will develop student’s confidence and personal leadership abilities through varied and exciting outdoor activities. This three-week summer school course is designed for all students, whatever their previous experience of outdoor pursuits and regardless of fitness level, all activities will be lead by a professional and all students abilities catered for.


Students will take part in afternoon workshops that will cover a wide range of activities from sailing and rock climbing to raft building and team building exercises. Each workshop has been designed with a specific outcome in mind, be it developing communication skills to helping students learn to work as an effective team player, the skills and confidence that will be built during this summer school program will last far beyond the three weeks and will benefit students in all areas of life.

Outdoor Leadership

This exciting and above all fun elective summer school course is exclusive to ISSOS and will be taught by a fully qualified outdoor leadership instructor.

  • Learn to lead through outdoor activity
  • Increase your confidence and personal motivation
  • Improve your decision-making and communication skills
  • Have fun while learning new skills

Cambridge and Yale offer the perfect backdrop for this exciting elective, with a wealth of facilities and opportunities available to students. The summer school program will take advantage of both indoor and outdoor facilities and will use everything that these fantastic Universities have to offer so that students reach their personal goals and  have as much fun as possible.