This resource covers content written specifically for students studying Units 2A and 2B of the Outdoor Education Course, in accordance with Curriculum Council guidelines and is presented as two separate units, which provides opportunity for consolidation and reinforced learning. The book is packed with activities, information, illustration and photos. It is comprehensive, informative and easy to read. Students learn about themselves through being in situations that require planning, judgement, decision making, values, leadership and teamwork, followed by time for reflection. The book can be used independently by students or as a basis for classroom study; and the course content provides opportunity to establish a discipline in which students develop progressive skills of responsibility and self-regulation, to take on challenges in an increasingly complex environment.