Autumn 2019 Nature after school clubs – booking open

Junior and Senior groups

This Autumn, we are delighted to bring you two after school groups in Clondarrig Community Farm, Portlaoise.

Thursdays (10-14yrs)

On Thursdays, we invite young people aged 10-14 to join us in the small woodland and its surroundings fields. We will be exploring nature’s bounty with activities such as cooking wild foods on a fire we made; learning about the safe use and the maintenance of hand tools used for woodcrafts; there will be bushcraft; and we’ll be exploring signs of animals living in this area – and much more.

Dates:
September 19th 4.30-6.30pm
September 26th 4.30-6.30pm
October 3rd 4.30-6.30pm
October 10th 4.30-6.30pm
October 17th 4.30-6.30pm
October 23rd 4.30-6.30pm

Fridays (6-9yrs)

Fridays are dedicated to 6-9 year old children – we’ll be exploring nature through games and challenges, arts and crafts, bug hunts and searching for clues of other wild animals. We will also learn how to safely light and extinguish a fire and how to recognise and some of the edible plants in the area. There will also always be time for free play to simply enjoy spending time in nature with your friends.

Dates:
September 20th 4.30-6.30pm
September 27th 4.30-6.30pm
October 4th 4.30-6.30pm
October 11th 4.30-6.30pm
October 18th 4.30-6.30pm
October 24th 4.30-6.30pm

More details and booking here:

Senior Group (10-14yrs) Information and booking

Junior Group (6-9yrs) Information and booking

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