Our family sessions are available for the whole family, the activities are ideal from young children who are able to walk, primary school and secondary aged children. We encourage a community feel at every session so everyone feels involved and included.
We now have two locations where sessions take place:
Mill Hill Woodland, Thistleton
The Meadow, St Michaels-on-Wyre
Below you can find information on what we get up to at each session.
Most bookings are now online via https://bookwhen.com/rootstobranchesfs
Monthly Family forest school club
For all the family - normally 2 hours
There’s something for everyone here. Bush craft, fire lighting, toasted marshmallows and big hunting. During these sessions, we encourage free playing in the woods; this includes woodland games, natural crafts and much more.Now on the 2nd Saturday and 3rd Sunday of the month
Big Mudders Family 4pm Fridays - normally 2 hours
An after school forest school club for school age children and their family (all children must be accompanied by an adult)
Once a fortnight join in the family fun that is led by you.
Wild Tribe ideal for home education.
Regular and ad hoc sessions for home education families.
Child led sessions experience and learning outdoors. Helps children's well being, confidence, risk management, emotional intelligence.
School Holiday Events
These vary from weekly family forest schools sessions to one off events themed on a specific thing like survival, stories, seasons and even mythical creatures
New posters uploaded before each holiday, keep you eyes peeled and follow the link below.
Teens & family in the woods
Ideal for ages 11-17 yrs and their family.
Each session we make a plan together which may include games, nature craft, bush craft, tools, fire, cooking and more and then come together as a community to make it happen.