Rowntree Park Forest School – pre schoolers

Friday forest fun for little ones Our preschool forest school group offers fun nature based activities for under 5s (2-5 is the approx age). Children explore the woodland through games, stories and activities. Sessions can include nature based arts and crafts, use of hand tools such as drills and saws, campfire cooking and much more.Continue reading “Rowntree Park Forest School – pre schoolers”

Rowntree Park Forest School for Big Kids!

Saturday 12th of September 2020 10am-11.30am Saturday 17th of October 2020 10am-11.30am Our popular Forest School for ‘Big Kids’ offer a range of bush crafts and outdoor learning suitable for 6-12 year olds. Sessions can include nature based arts and crafts, use of tools such as knives, drills and saws, fire skills and campfire cookingContinue reading “Rowntree Park Forest School for Big Kids!”

The Very Young Friends of Rowntree Park return!

The Very Young Friends of Rowntree Park is our monthly meet up aimed at children aged 1-5 years old. The group is an outdoor group with a focus on nature-based exploration and arts and crafts. The next meet up is Thursday 1st October 2020 at 10am and lasts around an hour. The focus of theContinue reading “The Very Young Friends of Rowntree Park return!”

Open Air Theatre comes to Rowntree Park this summer!

We are pleased to announce that ‘Park Bench Theatre’ will run in Rowntree Park from the 12th of August to the 5th of September. There are three shows by Engine House Theatre and tickets are available through the Theatre Royal Box office (links below). A rarely-performed Samuel Beckett monologue, a brand new play anda familyContinue reading “Open Air Theatre comes to Rowntree Park this summer!”

Green Woodworking Sessions

 We are offering ‘Green Woodworking’ sessions for  Home Educated children. Starting on Thursday 27th February 2020 1pm – 2.15 (running for 6 weeks) What is Green Woodworking? Green woodworking is a form of woodcraft that works unseasoned or “green” timber into finished items using handtools. It’s a lovely chance to work with the natural materialsContinue reading “Green Woodworking Sessions”

Woods for Wellbeing Winter sessions

Escape from the stress of life and take some time to unwind and connect with nature. Join us for ‘Woods for Wellbeing’ sessions in the beautiful setting of Rowntree Park’s woods.  The next sessions now available to book are: Friday 22nd of November 2019  – 12.30-2pm Saturday 14th of December 2019  – 10.30-12pm    JoinContinue reading “Woods for Wellbeing Winter sessions”

Festive Forest School Big Kids

Join us for  a ‘festive-themed’ Saturday Forest school/bushcraft session aimed at children aged 6 and over. Saturday  14th of December 1-2.30pm We’re getting festive for our December ‘Big Kids’ forest school.  This month we’re using green woodcraft skills to make mini reindeer and Christmas decorations.  There will be sawing, hammering and hand drilling all followedContinue reading “Festive Forest School Big Kids”