SCOUTS, guides & youth groups

The Out There Forest School site is a wonderful place for Scouts, Guides and Youth Groups, with great opportunities for bushcraft, shelter building, foraging, species ID and nature connection.   We have a permanent fire circle and composting loo. 

We run set badge programs for all Sections, and we also offer bespoke daytime sessions to suit your requirements.

Activities Available:


Knife Skills

Shelter Building



Natural Crafting

Activities are tailored to the age and experience of participants.  

Minimum Group Size 10

Maximum Group Size 20

Example Programmes:

Cub Backwoods Cooking Badge

Cubs will learn how to prepare and light a fire for cooking.  They will explore different aspects of fire safety and  food hygiene and cook their own lunch on the fire  - including a chance to sample some foraged delicacies!   This is a day program and runs from 10 a.m - 3 p.m on Saturday. It includes all equipment, food and hot and cold drinks.

Charged at £18 per Cub, min 10 max 20.

Beaver Camp Craft Badge

 Beavers will help to build and light a campfire, try their hands at putting up a tent, and cook a warm snack on the fire.  They will learn how to tie a Reef Knot and enjoy some mini pioneering. Sewing a badge onto a felt square to start their own Camp blanket completes their day.  

This is a day program and runs from 10 a.m - 3pm on Saturday. It includes all equipment, lunch, snack and hot and cold drinks.

Charged at £18 per Beaver, min 10 max 20



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