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The World Outside - Forest School

The World Outside Forest school provides activities for all ages including the under fives and teenagers. For something a bit different for your child's birthday, why not book a Forest School party!

19_forst-school.jpgForest School at Bodenham Arboretum gives children freedom to enjoy the natural world in way we would have done ourselves as children, within a safe and secure environment.   In the form of bespoke sessions and regular events, individuals, families, youth organisations, and educational establishments can learn, play, explore, and get close to nature in a fun and interactive way.  Our aim is to give children independence to make their own choices, to take risks, to be imaginative, to discover and to learn about their world








ACTIVITIES:-
Den building
Fires and outdoor cooking
Story Time
Natural Art
Mini beasts/pond dipping
Stream Damming
Natural Musical Instruments
Sculptures with Clay/ Natural materials
Biving/Backwoods
Backwoods cooking
Forest school

To view a video to see exactly what goes on at Forest School, click here.


Birthday Parties: 
A Forest School party is something really different and great for children of any age as we tailor the activities to suit their abilities, interest, and age groups. 

Activities can include amongst others:-

Fire lighting
Campfire cooking
Learning about nature
Wild woodland games
Den Building
Bug hunting


Parties run for two hours (unless otherwise requested), starting 11.00 am until 13.00 pm, or 2.00 pm until 4.00 pm.

During the months of May through to September, weekday evening parties are available. They commence at 5.00 pm finishing at 7.00 pm.

At least two parents/guardians are required to attend the session and be responsible for the behaviour of the children.

Groups are limited to 15 children.

Prices start from £8 per a child with a minimum charge of £80.
 

Directions

FOR SAT NAVS PLEASE INPUT DY11 5TB
Bodenham Arboretum is situated 20 miles west of Birmingham, 19 miles north of Worcester and three miles north of Kidderminster. Follow the brown signs "Bodenham Arboretum" westwards from Wolverley Church island along the B4189
 

Contact

Bodenham Arborteum, Wolverley, Worcestershire, DY11 5TB

2.73 miles     07765 394456    

Autumn Activities

Autumn Activities

Now that we are in autumn everyone is looking for things to do with the kids to celebrate this lovely colourful season. Here we have some great ideas, and they don't all involve being cooped up indoors! Get out and enjoy the cooler, fresh air and the crunchy leaves under foot - you can always return home afterwards for a hot chocolate and a snuggle

Be safe this Bonfire Night

Be safe this Bonfire Night

Be safe this Bonfire Night by making sure that you, pets and your family know and follow the very important Fireworks Code. Have fun if you are going to an event or having friends and family round at home. It includes safety rules for sparklers too! You will also be able to download our Fireworks Code poster to display if you are hosting an event.