We want children to gain a love of the outdoors, learn about the outdoors, be able to thrive in the outdoors. There are a number of key skills we believe that every child should have, and throughout the weeks programme they will get the chance to learn a few if not all these key skills. Skills such as tree identification, safe fire lighting, spotting animal tracks, wilderness first aid, tying knots plus many more.
We tie all these key skills in with fun as well. Activities such as target sports (archery, catapults, etc.), buggy building, stalking and tracking games, wide field games, songs, stories and hot chocolate and marshmallows around the camp fire.
Creativity is hugely important and there are lots of activities where children get to create things such as clan flags, creative tails and head dresses, fantastic beast traps, bug hotels and many more.
8.30 – 9.00 Sign in and walk in to the woods.
8.30 – 9.15 Breakfast
9.15 Games and woodland warm up.
9.45 Shelter building and creative den.
11.00 Fire Skills Workshop.
11.30 Fire building and Wild Cooking.
13.30 Archery and Target Sports.
15.15 Buggy Building
16.00 Wide Games and Wild Walk.
17.30 Late departures.
18.45 Evening Games, songs and stories around the fire.
19.30 Hot Chocolate with marshmallows.