Risk Management


An outdoor education/adventure program cannot ensure safety, because the definition of being safe is “free from harm,” and an outdoor education/adventure program requires and promotes engaging in activities that are inherently risky. 

“The severity of an undesirable outcome times the likelihood of the undesirable outcome,” but always with a mindfulness to the benefit of the activity.

“Improper allegiance to safety imperils learning.”
- Christopher Barnes

“Risks prudently managed, yet still allowed.”
- Christopher Barnes