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December 2017

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

2018-09-26T09:46:40+00:00December 20th, 2017|CEO's Blog, Foundation News|

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 [...]

Year in Review: Chatham Green Project

2018-09-26T09:46:40+00:00December 20th, 2017|Chatham Green Project, Foundation News|

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 [...]

Year in Review: Wilderness Therapy

2018-09-26T09:46:40+00:00December 19th, 2017|Foundation News, 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 [...]

Half-term Wilderness Explorers Camps 2018

2018-09-26T09:46:41+00:00December 18th, 2017|Chatham Green Project, Events, Foundation News|

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 [...]

Do something good – Give As You Live

2018-09-26T09:46:41+00:00December 7th, 2017|Foundation News, Fundraising|

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 [...]

November 2017

Parents Support Group – 5th December 2017 at 1930

2018-09-26T09:46:41+00:00November 21st, 2017|Events, Foundation News|

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 [...]

Do something good – mentor a vulnerable young person in Essex

2018-09-26T09:46:41+00:00November 17th, 2017|Foundation News, Volunteering|

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

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Do something good this #GivingTuesday

2018-09-26T09:46:41+00:00November 16th, 2017|Foundation News, Fundraising, Volunteering|

#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 [...]

October 2017

September 2017

Mentor Training is available !!

2018-09-26T09:46:42+00:00September 28th, 2017|Foundation News, Volunteering|

Wilderness Foundation UK volunteers make a difference Some help troubled young people turn their lives around. Some work outdoors to help preserve wild spaces. Some accomplish both goals by working on fundraising and public awareness campaigns. All gain the satisfaction of contributing to the wellbeing of our communities and our planet. Most volunteer opportunities are [...]

Children's Halloween Camps 2017!

2018-09-26T09:46:42+00:00September 20th, 2017|Chatham Green Project, Events, Foundation News|

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. Dates Monday 23rd, Wed 25th & Fri 27th Oct 2017 Times Camp activities are 10am to 3pm. We offer an early drop off from 9.30 a.m. [...]