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June 2019

Imbewu Scotland: Four Students raise an incredible £3000

2019-06-21T17:12:16+00:00June 21st, 2019|CEO's Blog, Foundation News|

Recently a team of four students from Pitlochry High School entered the Youth Philanthropy Initiative in a bid to win funding for our Scottish based Imbewu programme. Rebecca, Mati, Oliver and Dan worked together for over 6 weeks putting together a presentation about why they thought Imbewu was an important programme, the impact it [...]

May 2019

The Anglia Singers Concert, Friday 28 June 2019, 8pm

2019-05-14T06:47:35+00:00May 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Anglia Singers Anglia Singers are a mixed choir numbering about 30 members which performs a wide repertoire from sacred to secular music, from anthems and other major sacred works such as Handel's The Messiah and John Rutter's Requiem, to folksong arrangements and selections from shows. The Singers are conducted by their founder, Professor [...]

March 2019

Ann Player

2019-03-15T15:04:38+00:00March 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|

News of the passing of Anne Player. Wife of our founder Ian Player Friends… Ann Player passed away a few days ago. Many of you knew Ann from meeting her at one of the 4 or 5 World Wilderness Congresses she attended with Ian, or from visits to the farm, Phuzamoya  (“To Drink the [...]

January 2019

Wild Voices: Jo Roberts, A champion for the wilderness

2019-01-08T10:23:54+00:00January 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Recently Jo Roberts from The Wilderness Foundation chatted with Matt Williams from The Wild Voices Project, The interview covers her life and how she started on her path into outdoors, how the Wilderness Foundation began, what projects it operates today, and why it's more important than ever to get out there and back into [...]

November 2018

Management of Conservation Areas

2018-11-21T13:36:02+00:00November 21st, 2018|NEWS|

Ladies and gentlemen, dear colleagues, we are glad to inform you about the latest news from Klagenfurt! International Master of Science Programme: Management of Conservation Areas Online you will find our current flyer for the Master of Science programme "Management of Conservation Areas". It contains all information regarding the curriculum, course organization and registration. [...]

October 2018

Ellie’s Hike to Happiness award nomination

2018-10-05T08:50:02+00:00October 5th, 2018|NEWS, Uncategorized|

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 here: https://bbc.in/2DpHREj The work of the Wilderness Foundation was be featured on the CBBC programme My Life which aired in January [...]

April 2018

Wilderness Foundation exhibits at the PFCC Annual Conference

2018-04-02T09:33:05+00:00April 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Community organisations working to make Essex safer shared their projects at the annual Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner’s conference. The event, with a theme of Partnerships in Action, gave a platform to charities and other organisations focusing on tackling issues ranging from community safety to fire awareness and youth problems. They were able to discuss [...]

March 2018

Animas Coaching supports the TurnAround Programme

2018-04-05T14:31:28+00:00March 30th, 2018|TurnAround Essex, Uncategorized|

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 keen supporter of the Foundation, a team has now completed a second year of support and development of young people [...]

Congratulations to the adult women graduates

2018-04-05T14:34:22+00:00March 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|

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 10 adult women and others in recovery and on probation.

Support our cause when buying Essex Lottery tickets

2018-04-05T14:36:44+00:00March 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|

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 people into wilderness. We do so not just to benefit the individuals—though the benefits are great. We help people to [...]

February 2018

CEO’s Blog – February 2018

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

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 [...]

January 2018

Wilderness scholarship presented to young rural career hopefuls at Scottish Parliament

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

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 [...]

Therapeutic de-stress nature immersion for adults 8th and 9th March 2018

2018-04-05T15:08:14+00:00January 22nd, 2018|wilderness-therapy-programmes|

This two-day residential (1 night camp) is the perfect opportunity to completely de-stress. It is designed specifically for busy people who struggle to find the time to properly de-stress and take true time out. We will provide you with the opportunity to re-charge and develop your resilience and mental wellbeing so that you can return [...]