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Pathfinders: Home Ed Group (spring term)

February 20 @ 11:00 am - March 20 @ 2:00 pm

"Seeking knowledge, Sharing inspiration." Nature education, bushcraft skills and forest school for home educating families with activities suitable for children of all ages. Our spring term of fortnightly sessions promises to be jam packed with engaging outdoor learning for our older children and plenty of child-led woodland activities for younger ones. All sessions are led by experienced tutors. This event page is specifically for those wanting to book onto our sessions. If you're new and want to find out more…

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Young Rangers: After School Club (spring term) SOLD OUT!

February 20 @ 4:00 pm - March 20 @ 6:00 pm

Our Young Rangers after-school club returns for the new year! Kids will join us for weekly outdoor adventures including bushcraft, outdoor play, games, campfire cooking and more, leading up to the Easter school break. The club is based at Felin Puleston Outdoor Centre on the National Trust's Erddig estate. The campfire is burning, the tools have been sharpened and the woods are ready to welcome your children. We're looking forward to getting into nature and leading your children through a…

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Little Rangers: Woodland Parent & Toddlers Group

February 21 @ 10:00 am - March 21 @ 2:30 pm

Our Little Rangers parent & toddler group returns to Wrexham! Hosted at our fantastic venue at Felin Puleston Outdoor Centre, Erddig. Adults and tots can join us for weekly outdoor adventures and play at this beautiful National Trust venue. Our child-led approach to outdoor learning and play is at the core of how we structure our sessions. We're looking forward to getting out to the woods and parkland, we've got a host of activities up our sleeves including; outdoor games,…

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Survival School (Swansea) – SOLD OUT!

February 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Our popular day of Survival Skills for kids comes to Swansea for Feb half term! A day of bushcraft adventures in the woods, inspired by Bear Grylls' recent kids TV show. Open to children aged 8-14 years.  Kids will have to choose which few precious items to take into the woods, discover which plants and trees could help them survive and learn to use sharp tools to craft useful items. There will also be our bushtucker challenge (optional for kids)…

Wildcraft Adventure: the outdoor experience for video gamers

Wildcraft: The Outdoor Adventure for Video Gamers (Wrexham)

March 3 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A new date due to popular demand! We've bringing our video game inspired activity days to Wrexham. In computer games like Minecraft and Terraria, players have to survive in a hostile environment; build their own house, hunt for their food, search for materials and fend off wandering monsters. Sure, your child can survive in the 'wilderness' on the computer screen, but can they do it out in the real woods? In our unique outdoor game kids have to work together, using…

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Mindfulness in Nature (4 week course)

March 4 @ 10:00 am - April 1 @ 12:00 pm

Want to bring more Mindfulness into your life? Lea will be hosting weekly sessions, each Sunday for four weeks through March. Nature is the key element here, over the four week period we will practice different Mindfulness and meditation exercises with the natural world being the focus. Lea Kendall, Mindfulness in the Woods Practitioner & Counsellor, will be teaching you a range of approaches to Mindfulness through the use of movement, observing nature and enjoying the outdoors. This course offers…

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Mindfulness in the Woods

March 16 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

An introduction to Mindfulness with nature as an aid and stimulus for learners to improve their health & well-being through a stronger connection to ourselves and nature. Qualified and experienced tutors will take you through a range of activities aimed at giving students techniques which they can take forward to practise Mindfulness in their own time. All this will take place against the backdrop of the beautiful National Trust Chirk Castle estate with ancient woodland, deer parkland and footpath network.…

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Mindfulness in the Woods

March 17 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

An introduction to Mindfulness with nature as an aid and stimulus for learners to improve their health & well-being through a stronger connection to ourselves and nature. Qualified and experienced tutors will take you through a range of activities aimed at giving students techniques which they can take forward to practise Mindfulness in their own time. All this will take place against the backdrop of the beautiful National Trust Chirk Castle estate with ancient woodland, deer parkland and footpath network.…

Wildcraft Adventure: the outdoor experience for video gamers

Wildcraft: The Outdoor Adventure for Video Gamers (Wrexham)

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

We've teamed up with the National Trust at Erddig to bring our video game inspired activity days to Wrexham for the Easter holidays. In computer games like Minecraft and Terraria, players have to survive in a hostile environment; build their own house, hunt for their food, search for materials and fend off wandering monsters. Sure, your child can survive in the 'wilderness' on the computer screen, but can they do it out in the real woods? In our unique outdoor game…

Wildcraft Adventure: the outdoor experience for video gamers

Wildcraft: The Outdoor Adventure for Video Gamers (Wrexham) – SOLD OUT!

March 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

We've teamed up with the National Trust at Erddig to bring our video game inspired activity days to Wrexham for the Easter holidays. In computer games like Minecraft and Terraria, players have to survive in a hostile environment; build their own house, hunt for their food, search for materials and fend off wandering monsters. Sure, your child can survive in the 'wilderness' on the computer screen, but can they do it out in the real woods? In our unique outdoor game…

survival school in wales for children

Survival School (Wrexham)

March 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This Easter holiday, we're teaming up with the National Trust to host a day of bushcraft adventures in the woods, inspired by Bear Grylls' recent kids TV show. Open to children aged 8-14 years.  Kids will have to choose which few precious items to take into the woods, discover which plants and trees could help them survive and learn to use sharp tools to craft useful items. There will also be our bushtucker challenge (optional for kids) where we'll be…

dangerous day for kids

The Dangerous Day for Kids (Wrexham)

March 29 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Axes! Catapults! Knives! Fires! Danger, oh my! A host of outdoor adventures for the child who loves a slice of danger with their fun! Make a proper catapult to take home, make fire using ingredients that magically burst into flames, cast your own metalwork to create an arrowhead or pendant, use sharp tools to learn carving skills, take the stinging nettle-eating challenge and more! A full day of bushcraft adventures in the woods. The day is aimed at children aged…

Wildcraft Adventure: the outdoor experience for video gamers

Wildcraft: The Outdoor Adventure for Video Gamers (Wrexham)

March 31 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Another new date due to popular demand! We've bringing our video game inspired activity days to Wrexham this Easter Saturday. In computer games like Minecraft and Terraria, players have to survive in a hostile environment; build their own house, hunt for their food, search for materials and fend off wandering monsters. Sure, your child can survive in the 'wilderness' on the computer screen, but can they do it out in the real woods? In our unique outdoor game kids have to…

Wildcraft Adventure: the outdoor experience for video gamers

Wildcraft: The Outdoor Adventure for Video Gamers (Swansea) – SOLD OUT!

April 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Back by popular demand over the Easter holidays. Our video game inspired activity days return. In computer games like Minecraft and Terraria, players have to survive in a hostile environment; build their own house, hunt for their food, hunt for materials and fend off wandering monsters. Sure, your child can survive in the wilderness on the computer screen, but can they do it out in the woods? In our unique outdoor game kids have to work together, using what they know from…

autumn leaf mindfulness

Mindfulness in the Woods (Swansea)

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

An introduction to Mindfulness with nature as an aid and stimulus for learners to improve their health & well-being through a stronger connection to ourselves and nature. Qualified and experienced tutors will take you through a range of activities aimed at giving students techniques which they can take forward to practise Mindfulness in their own time. All this will take place against the backdrop of the beautiful Penllergare Valley Woods with waterways, towering trees and footpath network. The session will…

dangerous day for kids

The Dangerous Day for Kids (Swansea)

April 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Axes! Catapults! Knives! Fires! Danger, oh my! A host of outdoor adventures for the child who loves a slice of danger with their fun! Make a proper catapult to take home, make fire using ingredients that magically burst into flames, cast your own metalwork to create an arrowhead or pendant, use sharp tools to learn carving skills, take the stinging nettle-eating challenge and more! A full day of bushcraft adventures in the woods. The day is aimed at children aged…

Woodland Mindfulness & Bushcraft Weekend

May 12 @ 10:00 am - May 13 @ 4:00 pm

A whole weekend of practising mindfulness in a woodland setting accompanied by a range of bushcraft activities aimed at focusing the mind and increasing awareness of the natural world. Through the weekend you will be guided by 4 tutors each with their own specialities and experience in their field. Join us around the campfire amoungst the beautiful woods and parkland of the National Trust's Chirk Castle estate in North East Wales for a relaxing weekend of learning in nature. The…

Identifying Trees in Summer

Identifying Trees in Summer (Wrexham)

June 23 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

When you're out walking, have you ever wondered, "which tree is that?" Do you know your rowan from your ash? Have no fear, because on this one-day course we'll show you how to identify a host of tree species by looking at leaves, buds, bark, the shape of the tree and other clues. We'll also look at the different uses that trees have, their place in the ecosystem and even a bit of woodland folklore. You will also take away…

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Introduction to Leathercraft: Make Your Own Pouch

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

In this day long workshop you will get to grips with traditional leathercraft skills to make a unique leather belt pouch to take away. Using techniques including stitching, engraving, painting and staining, you will be guided through the use of specialist leather-working tools. As well as your own personalised leather pouch to take home you will pick up a bunch of new sills along the way. James has been practicing traditional leathercraft for over ten years now. He’ll be leading…

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