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CEO’s Blog – February 2018

Dear Friends, We are getting glimmers of sun every now and again in the midst of snow, frost and really cold weather. Seasons are so important in terms of making sense of the world – as they ebb and flow – with regularity and purpose. They can be quite reassuring and can serve as an [...]

2018-04-05T14:43:44+00:00 February 9th, 2018|CEO's Blog, Foundation News|0 Comments

Wilderness scholarship presented to young rural career hopefuls at Scottish Parliament

On Tuesday 23 January, a group of young people attended a special reception at the Scottish Parliament building in Edinburgh to be presented with scholarships of up to £1,000 by the charity Wilderness Foundation UK. Four teenage graduates applied for the David Eckersley Scholarship Award, which provides funding to further their careers in the rural [...]

2018-04-05T15:02:29+00:00 January 26th, 2018|Foundation News, Imbewu Scotland|0 Comments

Applications now being invited for TurnAround 2018

Our next TurnAround programme will begin in March and we are looking for the next group of young people who are motivated to make positive changes in their lives

2018-04-05T15:23:44+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Foundation News, TurnAround Essex|Comments Off on Applications now being invited for TurnAround 2018

Year in Review: A letter from our CEO, Jo Roberts

Dear Friends, As this year comes to an end and a new one begins, it does offer us a time to reflect backwards and plan forwards. Each first day of a New Year offers an opportunity to start things fresh, make sincere commitments to do more of the good things and leave behind the behaviours [...]

2018-04-05T15:28:35+00:00 December 20th, 2017|CEO's Blog, Foundation News|0 Comments

Year in Review: Chatham Green Project

A look back at the achievements of the Chatham Green Project team over the past twelve months Educational Delivery The Chatham Green Project was very busy with school delivery in 2017, with a big outreach delivery at the start of the year. Our Outreach delivery is based around important environmental days of the year, such [...]

2017-12-20T17:18:46+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Chatham Green Project, Foundation News|0 Comments

Year in Review: Wilderness Therapy

Jo Roberts delivered wilderness therapy training course for 12 therapists from Poland and the Czech Republic in the Natura 2000 protected mountain region of SE Poland bordering on the Ukraine and Slovakia. The area is made up of mixed woodland and ancient beech forest with exciting biodiversity including wolves, bison and wild boar. Carrying all [...]

2017-12-19T15:45:05+00:00 December 19th, 2017|Foundation News, Wilderness Therapy|0 Comments

Half-term Wilderness Explorers Camps 2018

Wilderness Explorers Day Camps Our popular Wilderness Explorers camps are based across our whole 40-acre site and include forest play, shelter building, camp fires, nature investigations and free play. Explorers camps are run by our Forest School leader and suit children aged 5-10 yrs. Places limited, don't miss out! Dates Monday 12th Feb, Wed 14th [...]

2017-12-18T16:33:53+00:00 December 18th, 2017|Chatham Green Project, Events, Foundation News|0 Comments

Do something good – Give As You Live

Buying items online? Please use Give As you Live first so the Wilderness Foundation receives a donation Christmas is coming! You may have seen from our Facebook and Twitter updates that we are running a campaign around supporters of our work using the Give As You Live portal when making online purchases. For each item [...]

2017-12-07T17:44:16+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Foundation News, Fundraising|0 Comments

Parents Support Group – 5th December 2017 at 1930

In response to requests received from parents of some of the children with whom we work, Mrs. Jo Roberts, CEO of Wilderness Foundation UK is pleased to offer our first Parents Support Group to provide parents with a platform to share their experience in dealing with young people who require help and support. Our first [...]

2017-11-21T14:50:00+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Events, Foundation News|0 Comments

Do something good – mentor a vulnerable young person in Essex

Our volunteer mentors help young people to find their own true self; to experience their own attempts, failures and successes, and by so doing, to develop their own natural strengths and potential

2017-11-17T11:48:15+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Foundation News, Volunteering|Comments Off on Do something good – mentor a vulnerable young person in Essex

Do something good this #GivingTuesday

#givingtuesday is the day to do good stuff for charity #givingtuesday arrived in the UK in 2014. Since then, the day has gone on to become one of Britain’s biggest days for charities, raising millions of pounds for good causes. This year, #givingtuesday falls on Tuesday 28th November - the Tuesday following the widely recognised [...]

2017-11-16T17:18:49+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Foundation News, Fundraising, Volunteering|0 Comments