Project sessions in general draw upon tool use, getting creative, woodland management (clearing/lopping/sawing), habitat creation. path-making, outdoor cooking, woodwork, eco-biulding, tarpitechture – and responding to the woodland environment.
Transferable life skills
We aim to help people develop key life skills. It could be as simple as trying out something new, learning a new skill. Our aim to support people to towards greater independence by nurturing confidences, interests, creativity and resilience.
Person Centered/ Wider Minded
Sessions are informed by a person centered approach and draw upon the insights of the social model of disability. The focus is on what a person can do and on removing barriers and obstacles to participation. inclusion and working collaboratively (inclusion).
Photos are used to help document real world outcomes – leading to a personal project portfolio as a record to keep, share and to evidence attainment and skill achievements.
Outdoor cooking features in all tyhe sessions – even if its just making a brew. We ask people to bring their own cups, snacks and bottles of water.
Social (with a little extra space)
Our Project sessions are about people and nature working together. They aim to be social in nature ( whilst keeping a healthy sense of personal space). We aim to encourage people to explore and develop active interests in a stimulating social /outdoor setting.
Safe ( but with a spirit of adventure)
All practitioners are enhanced DBS checked – and work to achieve and further develop best in woods practice – that enables and empowers. All activities are covid secure (social distancing, individual tool use, small numbers, contact tracing details, hand hygene/ FRESH air) and risk assessed using a risk benefit approach as recommended by HSE for outdoor learning settings.
If wood work/ the outdoors could be your thing – Get in Touch. Session rates reflect people’s personal budgets (£50 for a full day). We are set up to manage direct payments (contact for further details).