Our diverse and educational five-day residential course includes a range of activities, focusing on the theme of nature and conservation.

Set in Flatford Mill at the heart of Constable Country in Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this course includes visits to the local RSPB sites, as well as surveying sites and habitats.

Learn about the wildlife of the riverbank on a canoeing journey, experience the flora and fauna on a spectacular walk, take part in a local conservation project, and try out a range of bushcraft skills in the local woodland.

If you are doing the Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award, this course is also an ideal way to complete the ‘Residential’ section of the award.

This residential is only open to young people who will be aged 16 – 18 years old at the time of attending. 

We want to ensure participants get to share in their experience with those of a similar age. Please consider what age the attendee will be on the course date and check they fit into the age category when booking.

If the attendee is under 18, the booking must be made by a parent/guardian.

When attending the residential dates which welcome 16-18 year olds, all participants will be expected to follow the behaviour and conduct rules which will be in place to safeguard young people.

 

Tutor: Centre Staff

This course will be led by our experienced and enthusiastic tutors.
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What's Included

Before You Attend

This residential is only open to young people who will be aged 16 - 18 years old at the time of attending. 

We want to ensure participants get to share in their experience with those of a similar age. Please consider what age the attendee will be on the course date and check they fit into the age category when booking.

If the attendee is under 18, the booking must be made by a parent/guardian.

When attending the residential dates which welcome 16-18 year olds, all participants will be expected to follow the behaviour and conduct rules which will be in place to safeguard young people.

Pay a deposit of £100.00 per item