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We were back at Green Farm Kent this August with 11 families from Hackney, Southwark and Hammersmith, for their first ever camping trip! It was great to see everyone with big smiles, breathing fresh air and relaxing...

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“I really enjoyed climbing the mountain and getting to the top. I felt free and active. I will always remember these memories,” Joe (aged 9) wrote in a letter after he and his sister Eran (12) had conquered the highest mountain in England and Wales.

Getting the whole family outdoors, empowering parents to let children play and seeing how children burn up their energy achieving huge physical goals, is a practical and positive way to nudge families to get outdoors more....

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Green Farm Kent was once again the site for our annual Family Camping trip. Funded through profits from the Outdoor People shop, a grant from the Big Lottery and supported by the wonderful people at Vango, this was our biggest adventure yet...

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Last summer, as part of our favourite Outdoor Family Camping programme, we took five excited families away for four days to the beautiful woodlands behind Green Farm Kent. For all the families, it was their first time camping as a family, and for some of them their very first holiday together. Everyone took away some new skills, some great memories and a lot of new freckles...

 If you'd like to find out a bit more about Outdoor Family Camping 2017 please see our event: https://outdoorpeople.org.uk/blogs/events/outdoor-family-camping-green-farm-kent-9th-12th-august-2017 

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We’re on the way to plan our summer Family Camping trips and Hackney Wild Walk adventures – and we need volunteers! Why? To help the camping run smoothly, cook over the fire, put up a few tents, and help out with games and activities.

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