Events and Skills Days
For children 5 years and up our weekend or school holiday events are very popular. Some are even themed such as our fun Halloween and Christmas workshops. We treat our woodland activity days the same as our Forest School sessions and 2 x Forest school practioners along with DBS cleared individuals run the events.
The days usually run from 10-2pm snacks and drinks are included and the children will have a range of activities, crafts and games to choose from alongside freeplay in the woods in our mud kitchens, hammock and slackline.
The woodland environment is an excellent place to bring school topics to life!
Whether your topic is the natural world, ecosystems, Roman History or the Stone Age. We can tailor a school trip with activities to support classroom learning whilst being a great and fun day out for teachers and students alike.
School trips are normally 4 hrs in length at a time to suit. Free Parking onsite and access is avaliable for minibuses and small coaches. Below is an outline of what part of the days involves Call or email for more details or with your requirements for a free quotation.
Learn to safely build different types of fire lays, source tinder and fuel whatever the weather and cook your own stone age snack create a class cave painting using natural dyes to take back to the classroom!. Elder and charcoal pencil making for a souveneir
Bees, Bugs and Butterflies
Through a range of activities, games children will learn through play facts and figures of our natural world. Craft activity for a woodland souveneir
Make a campfire snack using roman ingredients. Learn about plants and herbs the romans used for medicines. Pewter making on the fire for a keepsake.
Interested in Forest School sessions for your school or organisation? More information can be found on what Forest School is and how we run our sessions here.
We also offer a Forest School taster day that is held in Hunston Forest Centre West Sussex. Attending one of these sessions you will find out about Forest School, the ethos and philosophy behind it and how it can benefit its particpants. Days run throughout the year 9.30am to 2.30pm and comprise of group discussion, leader presentation and hands on activities.
Campfire cooked lunch, snack and drinks provided.
Running Wild are avaliable to supply and run Forest School activities, games and arts and crafts for events. Whether it be a stall at a local fete, providing larger scale activities at a festival or hosting a team building day for your company. A Forest School experience/ themed workshop or skills day can be put together to suit your budget and scale.
With full public liability insurance in place and enhanced DBS checked First Aid trained staff and volunteers. Email or call with your requirements or to get a quote