Outdoor Adventure

Be challenged
in body, soul
and spirit.

Torchbearers Outdoor Adventure programmes are designed to challenge and develop you spiritually, mentally and physically.

This will be an intense journey with others in God’s creation where you will experience solid community, be fed by Christ-centred, practical Bible teaching and learn to apply your faith as it works out in different challenges and adventures.

Adventure Bible School

ABS (Adventure Bible School) is a 6 week course run out of the Adventure Lodge just 30 minutes from Monavale, Capernwray New Zealand. This course gives students the opportunity to combine Bible teaching with physical and outdoor activities. Sea, sky, mountains, bush, and caves provide the setting for our classroom. Through challenging outdoor activities designed to stretch you, we explore practical Christian living and how we relate to God, others and ourselves.


LEAD operated out of Champfleuri in the French Alps near the city of Grenoble. During these 3 weeks you will step out of your comfort zone and into experiences that will impact and transform your life. You will venture through a wide range of activities overcoming physical, cultural and spiritual challenges. The scenery and the food will be French. The Bible teaching and activities will be in English and French. Come and follow Christ’s LEAD taking you places you have never dreamed of going.


Ascension Wilderness Experience is a 3 week outdoor adventure based programme. While Ravencrest Chalet acts as base camp the participants are led out into the backcountry of the Rocky Mountains on various trips, outdoor activities and challenges, intermingled with time in Bible teaching and personal study – all for the purpose of encountering Jesus Christ and growing in Him.


Capernwray Quebec’s Wild Program is a 5 day adventure programme for participants 17 years of age and up, specifically designed and focused on providing Biblically-based teaching for leadership, team-building and personal growth through adventure-based activities. With a curriculum designed to energize and motivate participants, the aim of the Wild Programme is to offer participants a focused time to encounter Christ and allow Him to teach their hearts.

Upward Bound

The spectacular alpine environment in which Tauernhof is located enables us to offer this unique mountain experience. Its intensive schedule is designed to facilitate the deepening of a Christian’s faith and commitment to the Lord Jesus Christ, Biblical knowledge and application, promote Biblical values, develop leadership potential, a sense of personal responsibility, and self-confidence, and encourage cooperative teamwork and appreciation for others.

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Bible School


Torchbearers Bible programmes provide foundational teaching to equip men and women to live the authentic Christian life that “turned the world upside down” in the first century!

About Torchbearers


Torchbearers International is a Christian ministry operating centres in 20 countries offering short-term Bible school programmes, conferences, camps and retreats.

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