Woodland holiday club 2020
Do you like being outdoors? Learning new skills? Playing exciting games? All with a child led forest school ethos.
Fire making, den building, nature crafts, campfire cooking, tool use, bug hunt, nature ID and much more in a private magical woodland!
This is our second year of Woodland Holiday Club. It will run for four weeks during the summer holidays 2020 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in August . Dates TBC
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 £25 per child
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 12 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 and team. Jenna, Lisa and Donna all 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, Donna has worked in all different education settings indoors and out specialising in additional needs. Lisa has a lot of experience in early years and has recently qualified with her level 3 training.
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 in our car park just off Thistleton Road, Thistleton Village PR4 3XA
Places are limited so booking is essential. Booking will be through our booking site bookwhen and the dates will be released very soon.
Contact Jenna for details on 07847313142,
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*