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We are at the Royal Highland Show

Come and see us at the Royal Highland Show between Thursday 19th and Sunday 22nd June. You can find us in the Royal Highland Education Trust tent where a range of activities for schools and young people are being put on. We are manning a stand to promote the work of the charity across Scotland [...]

Estates feed back on Imbewu Scotland

We were delighted to receive this feedback from Simon Power of the MacRoberts Trust following the Imbewu Scotland course that recently ran there.   Our students, drawn from across Aberdeenshire, spent a day volunteering on the estate, renewing a hillside path.   Simon says: I am extremely grateful to you, your team and all the young people [...]

2018-06-30T14:03:55+00:00June 10th, 2014|Imbewu Scotland|0 Comments

Meet us at the Royal Highland Show

The annual Royal Highland Show is fast approaching and this year the Wilderness Foundation team will be manning a stand to promote the work of the charity across Scotland but more specifically the youth engagement programme Imbewu Scotland. Across the four days our staff team will be laying on a number of activities that visitors [...]

2018-06-30T14:03:55+00:00June 10th, 2014|Imbewu Scotland|0 Comments

Imbewu Scotland students heading to Douglas and Angus Estate

This year's fifth Imbewu Scotland programme is already underway, with a new selection of students arriving this time at the Douglas and Angus Estate in Lanarkshire.     Eleven young people from four different schools secured places on this intake of the popular programme, which provides opportunities for urban young people to connect with their rural heritage [...]

2018-06-30T14:03:55+00:00June 10th, 2014|Imbewu Scotland|0 Comments

Imbewu Scotland arrives at Glenkindie

The Wilderness Foundation's popular Imbewu Scotland project moves into new territory this week with our first programme to be delivered on the Glenkindie Estate. Students drawn from across Aberdeenshire, whose places on the course were part-funded by the Aberdeenshire LEADER programme, enjoyed a three day wilderness trail led by our guides and supported by our [...]

2018-06-30T14:03:56+00:00June 2nd, 2014|Imbewu Scotland|0 Comments

First Imbewu Scotland trails for 2014 underway

The first of this year's six Imbewu Scotland courses got underway today, with students from across Aberdeenshire being brought together at Glen Tanar Estate - a beautiful 25,000 acre landscape encompassing farmland, river, pine forests and heather clad moors.    Participants in the programme, all of whom had applied for a place through their school and [...]

2018-06-30T14:03:56+00:00April 28th, 2014|Imbewu Scotland|0 Comments

Please support David in his Caledonian Challenge

David Eckersley, Project Coordinator of our flagship "Imbewu Scotland" programme is taking on quite a challenge in support of The Wilderness Foundation initiative - or at least his feet are! David and a team of friends have signed up for The Caledonian Challenge -  an event which will test them physically, mentally and at points emotionally over [...]

2018-06-30T14:03:59+00:00May 15th, 2013|Fundraising, Imbewu Scotland|0 Comments

Vacancy – Education/Schools Liaison Officer (part time)

Vacancy : Part Time Education/Schools Liaison Officer Part Time- 2 days per week for 1 year (renewable) The Imbewu Scotland programme is a project of The Wilderness Foundation UK, with funding support from Scottish Natural Heritage, and Aberdeenshire Leader amongst others. Imbewu Scotland is a personal development and leadership programme focused on inspiring urban young [...]

2018-06-30T14:04:55+00:00February 6th, 2013|Imbewu Scotland|0 Comments

Launching Imbewu Scotland

The Wilderness Foundation UK working in partnership with Scottish Land and Estates has been at the Royal Highland Show this week presenting our exciting new Imbewu Scotland initiative to Land Owners, Politicians and the Public.  The outreach forms part of our consultation on the proposed new programme, which would bring together urban youth with generations [...]

2018-06-30T14:04:58+00:00June 22nd, 2012|Imbewu Scotland|0 Comments