Open Trail Forest School Holiday Club at Kinver Edge

Forest Club

Open Trail will be running their Forest School Club throughout the Summer holidays. From Monday, July 25 to Tuesday, 30 August, Forest School Clubs will take place for various age ranges at Kinver Edge. Visit opentrail.co.uk/kinver-edge-forest-school/ to book a spot today.

Summer holiday forest school sessions at Kinver Edge will be held every Monday and Tuesday during the school summer holidays.

Mondays are toddler mornings and SEN afternoons and Tuesdays are open to all age 4-14.

Build a rope swing, make a mud pie, climb a tree, make a fire, cook up some treats, build an obstacle course, run, fall about and go where your imagination takes you!

Kinver Edge Forest School is a wonderful exciting, nature play experience for ages 4-14.

Activities

At Kinver Edge Forest School, children are encouraged to direct their own play and exploration in nature, whilst planned activities are also available.  

Children will: 

  • Build dens, 
  • Create natural shelters,
  • Go on mini-beast hunts and scavenger hunts,
  • Play in the mud kitchen,
  • Climb, build, create and play games,
  • Complete blindfold challenges,
  • Take part in storytelling,
  • Art and crafts,
  • Practise survival skills,
  • Do bushcraft with knives, saws and drills,
  • Light, maintain fires, and cook over fires.

The tasks increase based on skill level. During sessions, Open Trail use specialised tools such as bow saws, hack saws, knives, hammers and firelighting equipment.

Morning sessions will take place from 10am until 12noon. 

Afternoon sessions will take place from 1pm until 3pm.

Monday toddler and SEN sessions are £3 per child, while other sessions are £5 per child.

What To Bring

  • long sleeves & trousers
  • sturdy shoes, boots or wellies
  • full spare set of clothing inc. pants and socks
  • waterproof jacket & trousers
  • towel
  • spare bag for wet/muddy clothes
  • full water bottle
  • snacks
  • suncream (bring with and apply beforehand)
  • sun hat
  • sunglasses

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • Meet 15 minutes before the start of the sessions, outside the Rock Houses Cafe
  • No skirts, open toes shoes/sandals, flip flops or crocs or flammable clothing. Anyone with unsuitable clothing or footwear or clothing may be excluded from taking part.
  • Adults must stay with children under 5 but adults are welcome to leave over 5’s in the care of the qualified forest school leader if they wish
  • We cannot accept a child at our forest school sessions without a completed booking form.
  • By completing your booking you agree to our Terms and Conditions.
  • Your child’s place is not secure until we have received payment in full

To book a place, please visit Kinver Edge Forest School, Kidderminster - Open Trail (external site)