Evening lates especially for Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Brownies, Guides…

15th May, 12th June, 17th July & 25th September 5.30pm – 8.30pm

Events for uniformed groups

Special Evening Events for Uniformed Groups

We are running four special late evening outdoor learning events specifically for uniformed groups. These will be held on Wednesday: 15th May, 12th June, 17th July and 25th September from 5.30pm until 8.30pm. Tickets cost £5 per person per evening and places must be booked in advance as it will not be possible to allow entrance on any date without prior booking.

Each evening will be themed and provide fun, hands-on activities in and around our immersive 45 acre site, designed to support your children work towards their badges.

The Great Outdoors on 15th May promoting health and wellbeing in celebration of Mental Awareness Week

  • Cook campfire bannocks
  • Have a go at pond dipping
  • Try our orienteering course
  • Explore the Sensory Trail
  • Take part in shelter building
  • Plant seeds
  • Take part in a scavenger hunt

Art with Heart on 12th June to engage with Children’s Art Week

  • Make your own natural woodland art
  • Create a Saxon brooch
  • Try Victorian rag rugging
  • Take part in recyclable sculpting
  • Design some Roman mosaics
  • Create a collage of our historic buildings

Primitive Technologies on 17th July linking with the Festival of Archaeology

  • Create cordage bracelets
  • Learn about firelighting
  • Make butter in our Iron Age roundhouse
  • Take part in an archaeological dig for poo!
  • Learn how to thatch
  • Learn how to construct cruckframes
  • Design Roman tiles
  • Build a barn design kits

From Dusk ‘til Dawn on 25th September inspired by the changing seasons and the time of twilight

  • Beeswax candlemaking
  • Nature woodland walks
  • Harvest straw plaiting
  • Learn about bat detecting
  • Have a go at shadow art
  • Listen to some twilight storytelling in our toll house
  • Go badger and bird spotting
  • Learn about flashlight comms

Activities subject to change. Event for Uniformed Groups only. Tickets are £5 per person per evening. Admission is paid on the night but tickets must be reserved using the link below.

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