Dannevirke High School has a well advanced Outdoor Education Programme.  Outdoor Education camps are organised for Year 10 students.

While on camp students are taught a variety of outdoor skills such as camp, cooking, bushcraft, orienteering, river crossing.  Emphasis is also put on environment related studies and ecological awareness.

The Outdoor Education Department has equipment for kayaking, canoeing, abseiling, tramping and orienteering.