Forest School Activities

Activities will include amongst others:

  • Den building
  • Fires and outdoor cooking
  • Story Time
  • Natural Art
  • Mini beasts/pond dipping
  • Stream Damming
  • Natural Musical Instruments
  • Sculpture – Clay/ Natural Materials
  • Backwoods cooking
  • Forest school

Weekend Activities

Times and details to be confirmed, please keep checking back for more information or contact us at info@the-worldoutside.co.uk.

 

Groups / Bespoke Sessions/Parties

Groups can be catered for please contact us for details.

Welcome to ‘The World Outside’

We the outdoor activity and forest school provider based at Bodenham Arboretum

It is very important to us to provide opportunities for everyone, from families  and individuals, to schools and corporate groups to get
outside for fun and curriculum linked activities in the woods.   Participates  can enjoy outdoor activities in a
relaxed and spontaneous manner though a variety of focused and learner-led activities.  This allows the participant to develop and learn in a way that is beneficial to their development of self-esteem, confidence and respect and provide opportunities for an inquisitive and positive relationship with the natural world.

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We look forward to hearing from you

Sandra

Forest School at Bodenham Arboretum gives children freedom to enjoy the natural world in the way we would have done ourselves as children, within a safe and secure environment.

In the form of bespoke sessions and regular events, individuals, families, youth organisations, corporations and educational establishments can learn play, explore and get close to nature in a fun and interactive way.

Activities run throughout the year, so be prepared for all weathers!

To find out more please contact Sandra on 07765394456 or email sandra@the-worldoutside.co.uk

 

Schools and
Nurseries

Enhance your school visit to the Arboretum with Forest School. All Key Stages are catered for with child-led learning and curriculum linked activities that develop inquisitive and positive relationships within the natural environment. We provide for all through fully insured and first aid trained staff, risk assessed activities and bespoke programmes    Read more…

Team Building and Teacher Training

Adult team building days for your school or cooperation primarily based outside in the woods of the arboretum.
A bespoke programme will meet the needs and abilities of your team. The activities will test initiative whilst not being too physical and will provide opportunities for the whole team to be involved. Read more..

Bespoke Sessions and Parties

The World Outside can cater for your event whether it’s your child’s birthday party or your group’s needs.
A Forest party is something really different and great for children of any age from 2 upwards as we tailor the activities to suit their abilities, interest, and age groups. Read more..!

Family Fun
Days

Family fun

At Bodenham Arboretum we run forest school sessions for the under fives, 5 – 12 year old’s and 9 – 14 year old’s during the summer holidays. Children to be accompanied by an adult unless otherwise stated.  Read more…

Weekend Family sessions are available on Sundays afternoons  Click here for more details

Whats On!

SUMMER HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES

Places Limited – Book early to avoid disappointment!

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WEDNESDAY’s

FIVE TO TWELVE YEAR OLD,S

26th  July,

2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th August.

(Younger siblings welcome – but be booked in and paid for) 

A two hour session led by a qualified forest school leader, aimed at children 5  – 12 years.  Activities can include den building, cooking on the fire, fire lighting, mini beast hunting, natural play and craft and much much more…. 

Children to be accompanied by a responsible adult

Session from 10 – 12 noon and 1.30 – 3.30pm 

Cost £5.00 *  (siblings £4.20)

Prompt Start – Meet outside the Visitors Centre 10 minutes before the session begins 

Activity clothes and sturdy shoes are a must for all

Bring waterproofs, wellies, suntan cream and a sun hat (a change of clothes for the journey home).

Long sleeves and trousers recommended


THURSDAY BUSH CRAFT AND FOREST FUN

9.00AM – 4.00PM    “DROP OFF AND LEAVE” Holiday Club!

27th July,

3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th,31st  August.

£26.00* per a child/ Sibling Discount £23.00

This is a session aimed at children between 5 and 12 years old (Older children welcome)

Activities include stream damming,

den building, pond dipping, fire lighting, cooking on fire, tool use, mini beast hunting plus much much more.

Includes a camp fire snack –

Activity clothes and sturdy shoes!

Bring waterproofs, wellies, suntan cream and a sun hat (a change of clothes for the journey home).

Long sleeves and trousers recommended

Bring a packed lunch and a towel and change of clothes!

Places are limited so please book early

*A booking fee applies

Meet outside the Visitors Centre at 8.45am

Sessions run by qualified forest school leader with Pediatric first aid and DBS certificates

 


 FRIDAY’s

UNDER FIVES FOREST FUN

28th  July,

4th, 11th, 18th, 25th August

1st  September.

1 HOUR SESSION

10am -11 am  and 11.30 – 12.30pm 

(Older siblings welcome – but be booked in and paid for)

Children to be accompanied by a responsible adult 

A one hour session led by a qualified forest school leader, aimed at children the under fives.  Activities can include den building, cooking on the fire, mini beast hunting, woodland play and natural crafts

Cost £4.20*   (siblings £3.50)

Every Friday including school holidays

Prompt Start – Meet outside the Visitors Centre 10 minutes before the session begins 

Activity clothes and sturdy shoes are a must for all

Bring waterproofs, wellies, suntan cream and a sun hat (a change of clothes for the journey home).

Long sleeves and trousers recommended

 

*A Booking fee applies


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For further information on times, activities and prices, please email Sandra at

sandra@the-worldoutside.co.uk or take a look at the website

www.the-worldoutside.co.uk

or alternatively ring Sandra on 07765 394456

 WEEKEND FAMILY SESSION

Sunday 13th August – 2 hour Family Session

These sessions are for parents who would like to spend time outdoors  with their children in the woods, on a weekend.

This session is ideal for families and especially those with working parents

that cannot attend the sessions during school holidays

This session will give you the opportunity to spend quality time together in the woods

cooking on the fire, making natural crafts, building dens.

For a couple of hours you can leave technology  behind and spend time in the fresh air.

 

The next session is on Sunday 13th August 2017 from 2 – 4pm

Booking essential

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UNDER FIVES FOREST SCHOOL SESSIONS

Every Friday during term time – 10 – 11 ,and 11.30 – 12.30pm

Places are limited  – booking essential!

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OCTOBER HALF TERM 2017

“WILDERNESS EXPLORERS”

FIVE TO TWELVE YEAR OLD,S

Wednesday 25th October
10 -12noon & 1.00pm – 3.00pm
Thursday 26th October
10 -12noon & 1.00pm – 3.00pm

(Younger siblings welcome – but be booked in and paid for) 

A two hour session led by a qualified forest school leader, aimed at children 5  – 12 years.  Activities can include den building, cooking on the fire, fire lighting, mini beast hunting, natural play and craft and much much more…. 

Children to be accompanied by a responsible adult

Session from 10 – 12 noon and 1.30 – 3.30pm 

Cost £5.00 *  (siblings £4.20)

Prompt Start – Meet outside the Visitors Centre 10 minutes before the session begins 

Activity clothes and sturdy shoes are a must for all

Bring waterproofs, wellies, suntan cream and a sun hat (a change of clothes for the journey home).

Long sleeves and trousers recommended


UNDER FIVES

Friday 27th October –
10 – 11am & 11.30 – 12.30pm

UNDER FIVES FOREST SCHOOL
1 HOUR SESSION
Meet 10 minutes before the start of the session outside the Visitors Centre
(Children to be accompanied by a responsible adult)
Under Fives sessions – Cost £4.20 (siblings £3.50)

N.B For all sessions activity clothes and sturdy shoes are a must for all
Bring waterproofs, wellies, suntan cream and a sun hat (a change of clothes for the journey home).
Long sleeves and trousers recommended

For further information on times, activities and prices, take a look at the website
www.the-worldoutside.co.uk

*A Booking fee applies


CLICK HERE TO BOOK!