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Family Wild Walks, Outdoor Families -

Wild Walks – ‘adventures for children to take their adults on’ – are short walks of about 2km (taking about 2 hours), perfect for 3-7 year olds, and with lots of adventure and discovery for their adults and older siblings.

As a community, every two weeks, we go on adventures exploring our local green spaces in Hackney and nearby. The aim is to create an environment where children feel they have permission to play outdoors, connect with nature and have fun!

If you would like to join any of our Wild Walks please email beth@outdoorpeople.org.uk, and Beth - our Community Coordinator - will book you and your family in. It's free - all we ask is you pay it forward by taking a friend for a walk in the future...

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Outdoor Families, Outdoor Family Camping, Volunteering -

We're looking for volunteers to support our family camping trips through the summer!

There will be a Volunteer Weekend camping trip 24 – 25 April for volunteer training and camping gear preparation. We will host 2 or 3 Family Camping trips throughout the summer (depending on funding, and progress on the 'roadmap out of lockdown'. The first camping trip is scheduled for 31 May –  4 June, during the May half-term school holidays. All camping trips will be at Green Farm Kent (near Ashford). Food and travel expenses are available for volunteers.

If you would like to apply to volunteer with us, please fill in this form. Or to find out more, email beth@outdoorpeople.org.uk. 

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If you are passionate about nature connection and outdoor play. If our local green spaces, nature, biodiversity and being a part of nature are important to you. If you are an Outdoor Person. We have lots of volunteering opportunities! We'd love to hear from you!

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This year, as part of International Women's Day, we are celebrating some of the adventurous women in the world that are inspiring us at the moment. These women are going out of their comfort zones, learning about themselves, and making change in their communities.   

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Family Wild Walks, OPAL, Outdoor Family Camping, Outdoor People, Podcasts, School -

These are some of the podcasts featuring Cath Prisk talking about the importance of children being outdoors at home, at school  and every day. 

Nature Bantz with Hana Sutch for Go Jauntly

 

Doorways Podcast with Martin Crabbe for London Climate Action Week

Loose Parts and Risk Taking: Improving Children's Play

 

The vulnerability of outdoor play, A Wearthy Play it Forward podcast with Lukas Ritson

 

What's In My Pack? | Episode 8 | Rob Ferguson meets Cath Prisk for Arc'teryx UK  

 

 

 

 

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