14, April 2018
Adults Introduction to Forest School at the Phoenix Park
This is an opoortunity to experience what Forest School is about from two highly experienced FS Leaders, Lucy O’Hagan from Phoenix Forest School and Ciara Hinksman from Earth Force Education. We will spend the day in the woods in the Furry Glen in Phoenix Park, playing games, exploring natural crafts, nibbling on what nature has to offer and practicing some bushcraft skills. We will also spend some time intentionally connecting with nature and tuning into all of our animal senses. Particularly of interest to parents, Early years practitioners, Teachers & those considering undertaking the Level 3 Forest School training.
15, April 2018
Forest School CPD – Advanced Tool Use & Wood Crafts
Earth Force Education is delighted to be joining forces with the awesome Phoenix Forest School to bring you this inspiring day in the woods. This CPD will enable Forest School leaders to refresh the practical skills they learned during their initial forest school training and further develop these skills and learn some new craft items.
27, March 2018
Easter Camps for Kids
Forest School-style Easter Camps at Knocksink Woods, Enniskerry and Castleruddery Organic Farm, nr. Donard, West Co. Wicklow for age 5 to 10 year olds.
30, October 2018
Level 3 Certificate in Forest School Programme Leadership (WMOCN) Autumn 2018
For Adults with group facilitation experience to upskill to become a certified Forest School practitioner. Over 9 face-to-face training days you will experience and learn how to design, run and approach working outdoors with the Forest School ethos, as adapted by the Irish Forest School Association. Our next available training starts in October 2018 and is now open for booking, subject to eligibility.
21, August 2017
Day-long Thatched Reed Shelter Building
For adults, Aug 21st. Build a thatched reed shelter at the Stone Age site at the Irish National Heritage Park with Steven Dirven from Wildering Winds, Holland and Ciara Hinksman of EarthForce Education, Ireland. We will gather and weave with reeds and hazel sourced from the heritage park, booking essential!
19, August 2017
Primitive Skills Family Weekend
Family Primitive Skills Weekend at the stunning Irish National Heritage Park, Co. Wexford, Sat 19th & Sun 20th Aug. Make heritage crafts & sleep in the parks Viking Settlement! Traditional crafts include building a reed shelter; spoon burning; fire-by-friction; cooking together over the fire and child-led forest school activities.