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An accredited Coastal School training course to equip you to run Coastal School session for children at your local beach/estuary. This Qualification can be an add on to Forest School level 3 Leader Award to develop skills using coastal environments – beaches, tidal rivers, estuaries and rocky shores. This module will cover: Sustainable management ofFind out more »
A day of child led fun on Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve. Enjoy minibeast hunting, den building, pond dipping and more! Please ensure your child is suitably dressed for all weathers. Packed lunch, drinks and snacks will be required. Booking EssentialFind out more »
Young Adventurers is for 8-12 year-olds who want to get adventurous outdoors. Enjoy making fires, building shelters, tracking animals? Then this is for you. Children may be unaccompanied. Booking is EssentialFind out more »
Join us as we listen to the beautiful Brambly Hedge Story by Jill Barklem. We will then go on an adventure to meet the mice of Brambly Hedge before return and completing some wonderful craft activities. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please wear suitable clothing. Booking essential.Find out more »
What happens at Forest School? Let them get outside and explore! Look for creepy crawlies, build dens, balance on ropes, get messy in our mud kitchen, fly through the trees on our rope swing , relax in the hammock, play woodland games and watch the fire. The only limit is their imagination! (free taster sessionFind out more »
Come to Thurrock Thameside Nature Park and enjoy our Bushcraft for 6-10 year olds who enjoy being outdoors. Learn how to collect firewood, start a fire, and make tools from natural materials. Meet at the lower car park by the big entrance sign, dressed for outdoor action in the woods. Booking is essentialFind out more »
A short Maldon Group AGM will be followed by a talk by Emma Ormond (Living Landscapes Co-ordinator) on the history, ecology and conservation of this iconic bird. Also included in the talk is an update on the Essex Barn Owl Conservation ProjectFind out more »
This event has been organised by the Basildon Natural history EWT Local Group. Slugs: a life of slime, a talk by Simon Taylor. A chance to learn a little something about the garden creatures that so love to eat your plants leaves. Non-members most welcome. Refreshments available at a small chargeFind out more »