May Adventure Days 2015
Camouflage game on Woodland Adventure Camp

May Adventure Days 2015

 Another action packed week of half term activities for kids this May Half Term. We kicked off the week with outdoor laser tag, involving many different round-based games such as protect the VIP, team vs team and the ever popular kids vs instructors for the grand finale. We then moved to sailing and climbing on […]

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GEMS Yr5 Bushman 2015 1st Update

Day 2 Four Seasons in one day! After a lovely sunny morning where the groups enjoyed workshops on canoeing, fire lighting and camouflage. The rain set in forcing us to take shelter in our nice warm dry tents.  During a break in the weather the kids did a fantastic job of getting their fires going […]

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GEMS Yr5 Bushman 2015 Field Update

The group have started exploring the private woodlands that will be their home for the rest of the week. After a leisurely stroll around the site, which includes lakes, broadleaf forest and open grasslands the next job was to put up the tents for the night. Full Update Coming Soon -Sunny and Chris Follow @Exploration_Soc

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Bushcraft on Osea Island

The sun was glinting through the trees onto our camp spot in the woods on Osea Island and as per Exploration Society code we arrived in style! We had an exciting day planned of advanced bushcraft skills which included fire lighting using modern techniques all the way to using friction with the fire bow. Alongside […]

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GEMS Yr 4 Sherpa 2015

With a whole day worth of exploring to be done the group had to first navigate a bus and train journey to Dorking. From there we hiked in through fields of flowers and then into forests covered in bluebells. Dinner was cooked over fires and consisted of an optional mix of steamed vegetables and chicken. […]

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Dreamsnatcher 1 2015 Final Update

Our last night on the Dreamsnatcher was spent cooking home made burgers over campfires the groups lit and maintained. The idea here is to create a bed of embers that produces a more constant heat and cooks your food evenly. The group and instructors all agreed how tasty the burgers were, especially with our salad and […]

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Making hawking goods for a Gypsy Fair

Dreamsnatcher 1 2015 2nd Update

Overnight and into the morning the group faced some challenging weather conditions. Breakfast of warm squash, porridge and cereal was delivered to the caravans and bell tents while the groups stayed nice and cosy. The weather is expected to ease off and then the groups can focus on the day’s activities, yesterday we started a […]

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Dreamsnatcher 1 2015 1st Update

We arrived at dusk to our Dreamsnatcher Camp, but before we could even think of unpacking our luggage we all wanted to head into the woods to explore. So with head torches on we took a short stroll through the woods out into a clearing, there we gathered around to listen to our instructors who […]

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