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Half-term Farm & Forest Fun! (5-7 year olds)


Our popular Farm & Forest School is back this half-term so come and let your little ones run wild!

Dates:

Wednesday 1st June 10am-3pm
Thursday 2nd June, 10am-3pm
NB. One-day bookings will be available from 16th May (subject to availability).

Age-range:

This event is for children aged 5-7 years old. To ensure that activities are made suitable and achievable for the group we alway work with a small age-range and a group of no more than 8 children.

The fun to be had...

Day 1 is spent at The Community Farm, a beautiful Organic farm with yurt, over-looking Chew Valley Lake. With Spring well-under way the farm's fields will be packed with young crops, of which we'll get the chance to harvest some of the first this season has to offer and cook up a feast to share for lunch! The farm will also be a-buzz with wildlife which we'll get exploring, including having a go at pond-dipping! To top it all off, we'll be having a go at using vegetables and other plants from around the farm for some natural dying activities.

Day 2 will be our Forest School day, within a nearby private woodland. Children will get the opportunity to explore the woodland, harvest natural materials and learn how to use hand-tools for their own woodcraft project. We'll cook snacks over a campfire, play woodland games and have fun :-)

NB. If your children have attended previous Farm and Forest Fun days with us, rest assured that we always run new activities to keep it fresh and exciting and in-line with the seasons.

If you're keen to get your kids outside and re-connected with food and the natural world then this is the perfect opportunity!

Recommend a friend and you both receive 10% off your booking! More info below.

What parents have to say about us...

"Thanks so much for a fabulous two days. Flo had great fun and chatted non stop about each day of the course when she got home each evening. She is very proud of her achievements, particularly the cooking, learning to saw wood and make a necklace, the campfire, popcorn and making the den - she clearly really enjoyed herself. Very inspirational, would definitely recommend your courses to friends. Thanks again. "

Our Forest School Leader

Our Farm & Forest School is run by Claire Rosling from Earthwise who is a qualified and experienced Forest School Leader. Claire runs all of the children's activity days and educational visits to The Community Farm. She is first aid trained and is DBS checked. All volunteer helpers present on the day are also DBS checked. If you have any queries about the day then please contact Claire@getearthwise.co.uk.

Location

Our Farm & Forest Fun days are being held in the glorious Chew Valley. Click here to see both locations on a map.

Detailed directions will be sent within order confirmation emails.

Price

Two day booking: £58 (includes lunch on Day 1 and campfire snacks on Day 2)

One day bookings are available from 16th May (subject to availability)

To ensure children get the most from their experience, we limit our activities to a maximum of 8 children so book early to avoid disappointment.

 

Discounts:

  • Recommend a friend and you both receive 10% off your booking! Email Claire@getearthwise.co.uk with your names and we'll let you know the discount code.
  • Members of The Community Farm receive a 10% discount on bookings (you should have received this new discount code in an email newsletter from the farm).
  • Siblings are entitled to a 10% discount on bookings. Please use the code Sibing10.
  • NB. Discounts cannot be used in conjunction with any other discount offered. 

Toilet Facilities

Since the Forest School (Day 2) is out in the wild woods we have no permanent toilet facilities on site and so will be providing a temporary, private (and hygienic) latrine that we will show children how to use. A great skill to learn for wild camping! Hand-washing facilities will be provided. A portaloo and handwashing is provided at the farm (Day 1).

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Cancellation policy

If for whatever reason you need to cancel your booking, we offer a 50% refund up to one week prior to the course date. For cancellations with less than one week’s notice you will only receive a 50% refund if we can find someone to take your place.