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Increased hunger for adventure after the pandemic

Adventure guide Linas Kumpaitis has always been a nature lover and enjoyed traveling and exploring nature. However, he always had a nagging feeling that he was not doing things right, that he was not prepared enough and that he was taking too many risks.
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The most exciting classroom in Iceland

Adventure guide studies at Keilir take only eight months to complete and revolve around the aspect of tourism that is physically demanding and adventurous, such as rafting, sea kayaking, ice climbing and mountaineering to name a few. Adventure Studies at Keilir in cooperation with Thompson Rivers University starts in August 2021.
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Adventure Studies starts in August 2021

Adventure guide studies at Keilir take only eight months to complete and revolve around the aspect of tourism that is physically demanding and adventurous, such as rafting, sea kayaking, ice climbing and mountaineering to name a few. Adventure Studies at Keilir in cooperation with Thompson Rivers University starts in August 2021.
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Adventure Guide Studies with Greater Flexibility

A new teaching arrangement in Adventure Guide Studies, where theoretical courses will be conducted through distance learning will offer students greater flexibility during the study period.
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New Head of Adventure Studies

Ragnar Thor Thrastarson is the new Head of Adventure Studies at Keilir Academy. He's a recipient of Adventure Sport Diploma from Thompson Rivers University and MBA from Reykjavik University.
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Adventure Guide Studies Open for Application

Thompson Rivers University in Canada - in cooperation with Keilir Health Academy - offers an eight-month university program for Adventure Guides. The program is an introduction to adventure tourism and ideal for entry-level adventure students. Application deadline is June 15th 2021.
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Adventure Guide Studies During a Volcanic Eruption

A course has been added to the Adventure Guide curriculum that will provide students with instructions and practical knowledge on guiding travelers through an eruption site. The next class of Adventure Guide Studies will start in August of 2021 and is open for applications.
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Do you want to become an adventure guide?

Keilir Health Academy offers an eight-month university program for Adventure Guides. The program is an introduction to adventure tourism and ideal for entry-level adventure students. Application deadline is 15 June 2021.
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Meet Nora - a TRU adventure studies alumna

"I always knew I loved the adventure lifestyle, but I also had a lot of creativity that I wasn’t sure had a place in the adventure sport and tourism industry."
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Adventure Guide Studies 2020 - Postponed

As a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic we are not able to offer the next Adventure Guide Studies start this year. The program will be postponed until August 2021. We welcome inquiries and already accept applications for next years program.
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