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Conservation Education

Our education programmes offer curriculum linked experiential outdoor workshops from pre-school, primary to secondary school level.

Our Education Projects

Chatham Green School Visits

Engaging over 4,000 school children every year, our award winning and dynamic project brings the curriculum to life, linking the natural environment, food and farming.

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Imbewu Wilderness Project in Scotland

Focusing on employability, social skills and connecting young people to nature, this week long programme inspires young Scots to fulfil their potential through the natural world.

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Down to Earth Allotment

Working with young people at risk through a year long programme, supporting young people to take control of their lives, through intensive, specialist mentoring and activities.

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Forest Kids

Our weekly Forest Kids Club, come and learn what is special about your local environment, and the animals and plants you share it with, while making friends over the camp fire.

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Wilderness Trails

Wilderness Foundation TurnAround Project

Our Wilderness Therapy trails & day programmes take you deep into nature & wild places, away in space & time from the pressures & immediate issues that you are struggling with on a day to day basis.

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Latest News

Ellie’s Hike to Happiness award nomination

By |October 5th, 2018|

We’ve got some fabulous news... My Life: Hike to Happiness, has been nominated for a Royal Television Society North West, Best Children’s Programme Award & Ellie has been nominated for Best Breakthrough Talent. Watch Ellie [...]

Animas Coaching supports the TurnAround Programme

By |March 30th, 2018|

The Wilderness Foundation again warmly thanks the incredible coaches who volunteer their time and professional expertise in supporting TurnAround participants with transformational coaching outdoors on our beautiful Chatham Green site. Kickstarted by Kevin Mascarenhas, a [...]

Congratulations to the adult women graduates

By |March 30th, 2018|

Adult women graduates of our joint Open Road/Wilderness Foundation programme comes to an emotional close after 12 weeks together. Funded by the Heritage Lottery we offer this personal development and nature immersion for up to [...]

Support our cause when buying Essex Lottery tickets

By |March 27th, 2018|

In the wild, people experience a deep sense of belonging, centredness, and peace. If humanity does not protect wild spaces, our children will never experience this transformation. Every year, the Wilderness Foundation brings thousands of [...]