Join us and achieve the John Muir Award.

There are four challenges at the heart of each John Muir Award and through this 4 day course you will complete the following… Discover a wild place, Explore it, Do something to Conserve it, Share your experience. Activities will include using a compass to navigate, bushcraft skills including shelter building and fire lighting, a conservation task, mammal trapping and discovering the plants and animals that live here.

The John Muir Award is a nationally recognised award environmental award scheme for everyone. It’s non-competitive, inclusive and accessible. To achieve the Award you need to Discover, Explore, Conserve and Share a place.

For young people age 10+. This course is unaccompanied, you do not have to stay with your child.

Tutor: Field Studies Council Staff

Courses are led by experienced Field Studies Council staff.

FSC want to inspire people to be curious, caring and passionate about our environment. Our family activities are designed to do just that. Led by FSC staff, they are based outdoors, and explore the natural world. The sessions are a mix of games and activities that will inspire you to find out more and discover how you can help wildlife on your doorstep. To take part you do not need any experience or any expensive kit, just an enthusiasm for being outside and discovering nature.

Before You Attend

  • Bring packed lunch and drinks.
  • Bring appropriate clothing and footwear for being outside.
  • Activities are subject to change, depending on the weather.

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