Easter Holiday Forest School programme. 2019

We are running a three-day programme of Forest School activities at Plashett Park wood on:

Tuesday 9th, Wednesday 10th and Thursday 11th April 2019.

(Book all three days for £75 per child)  or £30 per session per child 10am – 3pm..

Please email or telephone to book.Information and a consent form will be sent to you.

 

Summer Holiday Forest school sessions.

Exciting and fun outdoor adventures exploring and discovering the wonders and secrets of the woodland. Play games, learn practical skills. Practice crafts. Gather round the camp circle and cook over the camp fire. Make new friends , be active and have fun!

Summer school at Plashett Wood. July Mon 29th, Tues 30th, Weds 31st, (Book all 3 days for £75.) Or £30 a session per child. 10am-3:30pm

Summer School at Plashett Wood. August Mon 5th, Tues 6th, Weds 7th. (Book all 3 days for £75.) Or £30 a session per child. 10am-3:30p

Also August Mon 12th, Tues 13th, Weds 14th. (Book all 3  days for £75.) Or £30 a session per child. 10am-3:30pm

Please email or telephone to book. Information and a consent form will be sent to you. Thank you

All the sessions last year were fully booked! We had an amazing ‘Summer School’. Thank you to all who joined us . It was spectacular!! We hope to see you this year……

 

 

Build your own ‘Bird Box’ and pine cone feeders.

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Planned for Next spring !

Make your own Bird box and pine cone feeders to take home for nesting season at our lovely woodland sawmill.

Supervision and all materials supplied, along with refreshments, in a great natural woodland environment.

Please book. Adults and children age 8+ welcome £15

Please book places limited. 

We encourage everyone to put up nesting boxes in their garden, school or local community in order to promote and enhance biodiversity and conservation of our breeding birds and wildlife.

Wild Women in the wood. ‘Reaching our roots…’

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Our gatherings are on Sundays….  11am – 4:00 pm
A light lunch and refreshments will be provided and you are invited to bring a small gift to exchange with another in our women’s circle. Food contributions to share are welcomed.

Cost £35

We will be enjoying the changing seasons, giving thanks for the energies of the earth,and wisdom from the skies. Immerse yourself in beauty of the woodland, The sessions are full of craft and spiritual fulfilment .A day full of warm smiles and long hugs, shared love of nature, creativity and connection. Celebrate and enjoy the woodland with other women. Get breathing and be fully alive!

Booking essential.

Continued monthly dates are:

Feb 24th, March 17th, April 28th,May 19th, June 16th, July 14th,Sept 22nd,Oct 20th, Nov 24th, Dec 15th 2019.

 

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‘Free Rangers’ Home education.

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‘Free Rangers’ Forest School Home Education sessions for children

*Now successfully running since SEPTEMBER  2017*

FREE RANGERS Sessions for Home Ed Children

Weekly Thursday mornings at Plashett Park wood.

All day option 9:30 -:1pm

Children only all ages.  £20.00

Our Home Ed Forest School will focus on creative arts and crafts. Aiming to nurture a love of nature connection to the seasons, working with natural materials, enjoying songs and stories.

Our focus during all seasons through out the year is that the children learn skills through ,exploring the woodland and all it offers for wellbeing and learning through nature play and connection.

We have use of a beautiful barn with a hearth for work inside and an additional indoor classroom.

There is extensive private ancient woodland to explore and discover our natural world and understand our place in it.

 

 

‘Wood Rangers’

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Wood Rangers

Monthly Saturday Forest School

For children over 7 years of age

Morning option. 10-12:30 pm £15 per child

All day option 10-3.00 pm  Please bring a packed lunch. £25 per child.

Every 2nd Saturday of the month (some amendments) children can attend forest school and enjoy wild woodland games, and nature exploration in our beautiful private ancient woodland. Experience den and shelter building, bush craft and fire-lighting. Pond dipping and animal tracking too… Try craft and exciting ‘earth’ based activities outdoors, in all weathers and changing seasons….

It’s fun ,healthy,and educational. Helping to build confidence and self-esteem and improve wellbeing. The children learn so much through playing out in nature.

For children over 5 years of age

 

Dates for 2019 are March 9th, April 6th, May 11th, June 8th, July 6th, Sept 14th,

Oct 12th, Nov 9th,Dec 14th.

Booking essential.

 

 

 

Monthly Forest School Session for children and young people with Autism

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Usually every 3rd Saturday of the month we are running Forest School from 1:30 – 4:00pm for children with ASC at Plashett Park Wood. All ages welcome. Cost £20 .

Sometimes we need to change the week due to other events. CHECK DATES !

We fill the session with fun activities including games, crafts, bush craft skills, adventuring and environmental awareness and observation. Children will explore and engage with nature and learn new skills.
This session has proved to be beneficial and successful in engaging children with ASC.  Children return again and again and discover their own interests and what the woodland can offer in terms of learning, adventuring, and healthy enjoyable recreation.

( We have successfully run this session for over two years now and children and parents IMG-20150218-00278love it! ), Dates for 2019 are: 16th March, 27th April,18th May,15th June,13th July, 21st Sept,19th Oct, 21st Dec.

Booking Essential.

 

Annual Christmas Craft event at Plashett Wood Sawmills 2019

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Saturday 30th November. Sunday 1st December.

Saturday 7th December. Sunday 8th Dec. 

11.00am until 4:00pm

Enjoy a fabulous winter walk through this beautiful private wood and see nature as a source of inspiration. Gather evergreen sprigs, branches and pinecones to transform into enchanting rustic natural decorations.

Create a variety of seasonal gifts by the warmth of an open fire in a workshop in a beautiful old barn with an artist craft maker and Forest School leaders.

Festive wreaths, garlands, tree decorations, lanterns, and floating candles are some of the many delightful items you can make to take home.

Workshops are suitable for adults and children. Come as a family, engage your children, or simply come along on your own. There’s sure to be something creative for everyone …

Cost: £35 adult and £25 child to include all materials and refreshments.

Hot drinks and all resources included. Toilets and car parking on site. Group bookings for adults only can be arranged on additional dates to include mulled wine and mince pies.

Early booking essential.This event books up quickly.  Please email.