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Woodland holiday club

Easter drop off sessions

 

We have added a few extra drop off dates into our events program this year. We have one day drop off just fro over 8's, and two hour drop offs. 

  • Friday 5th April. 10am - 2pm

Holiday Club /Home Ed- Wild Passport

Do you like being outdoors? Learning new skills? Playing exciting games? All with a child led forest school ethos.

~ Fire lighting ~ Den building ~ Nature Crafts ~ Campfire Cooking ~ tool use ~bug hunt ~nature ID and much more in a magical woodland! Drop off you children for a 4 hour club where we will learn new skills and connect with nature.  Ages 8 to 16

  • Tuesday9th April

Wild Passport Drop-off and Teen drop-off

Do you like being outdoors? Learning new skills? Playing exciting games? All with a child led forest school ethos.

~ Fire lighting ~ Den building ~ Nature Crafts ~ Campfire Cooking ~ tool use ~bug hunt ~nature ID and much more in a magical woodland! Drop off you children for a 2  hour club where we will learn new skills and connect with nature. 

Wild skills drop off 10am-12pm  ages 5-12  

Teen wild skills drop off 1-3pm ages 10-16

 

  • Friday 12th April

Wild Passport Drop-off and Teen drop-off

Do you like being outdoors? Learning new skills? Playing exciting games? All with a child led forest school ethos.

~ Fire lighting ~ Den building ~ Nature Crafts ~ Campfire Cooking ~ tool use ~bug hunt ~nature ID and much more in a magical woodland! Drop off you children for a 2  hour club where we will learn new skills and connect with nature. 

Wild skills drop off 10am-12pm  ages 5-12  

teen wild skills drop off 1-3pm ages 10-16

 

About Summer Wild Passport Holiday Club

 

Do you like being outdoors? Learning new skills? Playing exciting games? All with a child led forest school ethos.

~ Fire lighting ~ Den building ~ Nature Crafts ~ Campfire Cooking ~ tool use ~bug hunt ~nature ID and much more in a magical woodland!

Of you attend all four days of the club you will cover at least 25 skills to get your beginner wild passport certificate or if you have your beginner your will be working towards your next certificate.

Wild Passport covers five areas
*Shelter
*Tools
*Nature
*Ropes
*Fire

Its an excellent way to enhnace our forests school ethos and inspire ideas 💡


More about wild Passport
https://www.wildpassport.co.uk/what-is-the-wild-passport

This is our fourth Woodland Holiday Club. It will run for four days during the summer holidays 2022

16 SPACES AVAILABLE PER SESSION. the group sizes are small make sure everyone gets the attention they deserve

Sessions last for 6 hours (9.30am to 3.30pm). Fantastic value at £30 per child, £23 per sibling

Course ticket only £92 and will include a wild passport certificate 

Grown ups (18+) like to play too so you will be glad to know you can stay too an additional £5 per session (one adult per child max)

Drinks and fresh fruit snacks are provided in all sessions.

The club is for children from 5 to 15 years of age

What to expect. Each day will be different and led by children’s interests. We will play games, learn about nature and how to ID it, learn how to use tools safely, use tools to craft items, learn to light and maintain fires, cook some tasty snacks, sing songs, make friends and more. We may have loose themes for some sessions like leaf art, pirates, survivors, first aid, jewellery making, depending on the children’s interests.

 

Who with? The club is run by Jenna Benson, Lisa Jones and team. Jenna and Lisa are  qualified Level 3 Forest School practitioners, have DBS clearance and are qualified in outdoor first aid. 

 

Jenna has worked in the outdoors for the last 10 years,

 

Lisa has a lot of experience in early years.

The rest of the team are in training to be FS leaders. Introducing Kate, Jess and Claire.

What to bring?

- Wear suitable outdoor clothes (including grown ups), must have long sleeves and long legs even in hot weather, it protects against stings, bites and scrapes.

- full shoes or wellies, if it has been wet the field we walk through to the woodland will be wet and no one likes wet feet. The woodland is mainly dry even after rainfall. (Grown ups included)

- Any medication, inhalers etc. Labelled with you name.

- Waterproofs, spare top and trousers, insect repellent, sun cream are also great to have.

- Packed lunch, including a drink/water bottle. No nut products please.

The sessions goes ahead in all weathers (with exceptions for dangerous conditions) so be prepared.

 

Location. Drop off and collection will be at our meeting point outside Lucas Flash woodland

Places are limited so booking is essential. 

Contact Jenna for details on 07847313142,

email rootstobranchesfs@gmail.com

or message us on Facebook  @rootstobranchesfs

 

Roots to Branches is insured with Birnbeck Finance Ltd and has public liability insurance underwritten by SAUA Ltd.

 

Cancellation and Postponement

-In the case of extreme weather and no suitable alternative venue being available Roots to Branches may need to cancel sessions at short notice. We will do all in our power to find an alternative venue for our holiday club session in this scenario.

-In the case of Roots to Branches staff ill-health every effort will be made to seek replacement staff or to reschedule. Where this is not possible a refund will be offered.

-Where individuals cannot make the session a refund can be offered with a week’s notice. Otherwise sessions will not be refunded, unless your space can be filled by another participant. A lot of the time there is a waiting list so we can normally accommodate most changes if we receive at least 48 hours notice.

* Please note that a minimum of 6 children are required for sessions to run*

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