Wilderness Academy, located at Consall in Staffordshire offers young people the opportunity to immerse themselves in nature, camp in the woods, learn new skills and take part in a range of exciting activities with their friends.
Working in teams, pupils will spend their days exploring the forest and learning bushcraft skills, whilst their evenings will be spent sat around the campfire, sharing stories and reviewing their experiences. The programme has been designed to focus on personal development which includes life skills, decision making, communication and team work.
INSPIRING TOMORROW'S EXPLORERS
At Wilderness Academy our aim is to inspire the next generation of explorers, educating them on the importance of conserving and protecting our fragile planet.
Why choose Wilderness Academy?
Excitement and adventure
Promotes health and wellbeing
Combats the onset of Nature Deficit Disorder
Build shelters, light fires and enjoy campfire sessions
Learn navigational skills and trek through the forest
Cook campfire food and learn how to purify water
Learn and abide by the Countryside Code
Learn wilderness first aid
Wilderness Academy inspires young people to explore the outdoors, and continue their exploration into adult life. Conservation and respect for the outdoor world is also a key theme that runs through our learning programme.
Arrival and introduction
Site brief and tent allocation,
ice breakers and energisers
Shelter building, fire lighting bushtucker cooking,
wildlife camera traps
Adventure walk in nearby woodland
& nature park,
navigation & countryside code, review of wildlife camera traps
Wilderness first aid
Pack up camp
orienteering, tracking skills
Review and conclusion
This is a an example learning programme, activities maybe subject to change.