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Wild BUNCH

Wild Holiday Bunch – creative outdoor holiday club for 7-11 years old nature explorers

Now in its fifth consecutive year, Wild Holiday Bunch is ecobirmingham’s popular holiday scheme for children aged 7-11 years old. It provides a safe and supportive environment for children, according to forest school principles, to explore the world at their doorstep and themselves while learning new skills.

Traditionally Wild Holiday Bunch has been delivered at Masefield Community Garden, a RHS Level 5 winning garden in Northfield. In 2018  we additionally delivered at Martineau Gardens in Edgbaston and in 2019, in partnership with Birmingham & Black Country Wildlife Trust, we enjoyed ten wild days at one of their beautiful reserve, Deer’s Leap Woods in North Edgbaston.

This Easter will be back at Masefield Community Garden for four days packed with plenty of sensory activities, exciting games to learn about our wildlife and our environment, fun gardening projects & creative natural crafts.

Examples of past activities involved exploring the site following mysterious trails, using clay to make paint and create amazing artefacts, making our own charcoal pencils and become natural artists,  being Native Americans for one day, creating a natural fashion show with the flora available on site, learning about the trees and their legends, story-telling, and much much more…

And naturally there will always be enough time for the ever favourite den-building and camp fire cooking!

 

 

Family Wild Bunch – Outdoor quality time for all

We’re very excited to announce that our Family Wild Bunch monthly sessions are back to Masefield. See below for dates and how to book on the sessions.

Family Wild Bunch are recommended for children aged 3-8 accompanied by a grown-up and will contain a mix of site exploration to learn about wildlife, natural crafts, snacks on the fire, games and reviewing time. See our flyer for more information.

Wild Holiday Bunch & Family Wild Bunch are run by our experienced Level 3 Forest School practitioners with the help of enthusiastic DBS checked volunteers. Meet some of our staff here!

Should you want us to bring our Wild Bunch activities to your school or your community group, we are always looking for new locations to introduce outdoor learning experiences to the whole city so get in touch with us here or read our school flyer for more information.

Current Sessions

Family Wild Bunch on the fourth Saturday of each month:

28th March 2020

Each session from 2-4pm

£5 per family per session to be transferred at least 24h prior to chosen session. Maximum ten children per session, children must be accompanied by one adult.

Masefield Community Garden, Lindsey Avenue, Northfield, Birmingham, B31 2DT (see map to find us!)

Wild Holiday Bunch  

Tuesday 7th / Wednesday 8th / Tuesday 14th & Wednesday 15th April 2020

Each day from 9.30am-4pm. Activities will start at 10am.

£25 per child per day – discounts for multi-days or siblings as well as concessions available. Please ask when booking!

For more information and to book on our activities, contact us on

learning@ecobirmingham.com or 0121 4480119

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