Families and Children

Weekly toddler group, holiday adventure club and woodland parties

Wild Ones

A weekly group for under 5’s and their parents / grandparents / carers.

Families and children were at the heart from the beginning of EcoWild and this is our longest running group: a toddler-paced fun adventure of the elements and senses! Fires, dens, games, songs, crafts and snacks. Spot deer tracks or badger fur, make something beautiful, follow the seasons, climb, balance and splash!

Day / Time: Weekly on Friday mornings in term time (B&NES)
Cost: £8 (full price) / £5 (low cost) for an adult plus child

“We loved making the fire, having a hot drink, singing and craft activities. The leaders made us feel so welcome and had a really gentle way with the children while also being inspirational.”

Holiday Adventure Club

Keep the kids active during the school holidays!

Magical memories for children. A chance for them to explore, learn about wildlife and get inspired by the natural world. We offer a range of activities, including fire cooking, dens, environmental art, animal tracking, shelter building, tool and craft work, stream games, camouflage challenges, storytelling, hot chocolate by the fire and more.

Day / Time: Summer and Autumn school holidays
Cost: £35 (individual child) / £25 (accompanying sibling)

“My child thrives at EcoWild. He absolutely loves it and learns so much. The leaders are so capable, knowledgeable, gentle and kind. It is the best nature group around. We love it!

Birthday Parties

Two hours of party fun in the beautiful setting of Greyfield Wood!

We start with a woodland game followed by a treasure hunt to find marshmallows and biscuits to cook s’mores on the fire. After pausing by the fire for the s’mores and a hot chocolate, we’ll take part in an activity: natural ink painting, a bug hunt, making magic wands, den building or similar, tailored to the child’s interest.

Day / Time: Saturdays and Sundays, 2 hours between 10am and 4pm
Cost: £120 (for up to 10 children) / additional children £10 each

“Thank you so much for such a fantastic party. He absolutely loved it, as did all the other children. It is such a beautiful woods, and the set up with the fire, hammock and crafts was wonderful.”

Tree Climbing

Learn the Tree Climbing techniques used by specialist tree surgeons. Develop skills to move with ease through the heights of an ancient hornbeam or oak. Sessions also include fire skills, tools, craft, woodland exploration, a cooked lunch, hot chocolate and marshmallows.

Respite Family Day

EcoWild can offer respite days for family groups which may include cooking lunch together on a fire, a range of natural art and crafts, the use of hand tools, wildlife identification and tracking, shelter building, foraging and of course boiling the kettle for a fresh air cuppa or three!

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