Outdoor Learning gives children and young people the opportunity to spend time in nature, reaping the benefits of exploring local open spaces, participating in practical and physical activity, and learning more about the world we live in. Our aim is to help young people aspire to achieve something worthwhile, address any issues they are facing, and work towards making better life choices for their futures.

Each activity is designed to demonstrate to children and young people that they are valued. By completing small and achievable tasks led by the children and young people participating on our programmes we are able to give them the tools and knowledge they need to increase their confidence, improve their self-esteem, and realise that they are capable achieving great things.

Each activity can support elements such as:

  • Developing strategies for overcoming problems
  • Dealing with stress
  • Communication and social skills
  • Awareness of the impact of their actions
  • Increased confidence
  • Compassion and understanding for others
  • Teamwork
  • Resilience

Our team are also highly skilled in creating trusting relationships with young people. By showing young people that they have someone to talk to, they are more willing and able to express their concerns and create a plan for dealing with the issues they face. When appropriate, we also signpost children and young people to other organisations that could help their development.

 

Case study

Liam's Contract

Liam sets his own Outdoor Learning targets and learns valuable skills along the way!

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