forest rangers

Apr 1 (Easter); May 31 (Half-term); Aug 30 (Summer), October 23 (half term)
Dartington Estate  - 10am - 4pm
For children aged  8-12 yrs

These are days of challenges, skills and adventures for kids who love messing about in the woods with sticks, streams, mud, fires and a pinch of danger! Plus weaving, crafting, foraging, cooking and wild potions and lotions for those who dream of hedge witches and bandit queens!

Each day will focus on different activities, drawing upon bushcraft, fieldcraft and nature awareness and including shelter-building, firecraft, campfire cookery, woodcraft, making traditional weapons, natural cordage and weaving, natural remedies, potions and lotions. We want to ensure there is lots of variety so we may run special activities such as Canoeing. Ask us for more details for the day you are interested in...

Course Leaders-
Chris Salisbury - Chris founded WildWise after many years working as an education officer for Devon Wildlife Trust. With a background in the theatre, a training in therapy and a career in environmental education he uses every creative means at his disposal to encourage people to enjoy and value the natural world. He has worked with Ray Mears and John Rhyder, amongst many others.

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