SummerScape 4 2015 Final Update
Boys on Woodland Adventure Camp

SummerScape 4 2015 Final Update

With our week in the woods drawing to a close we look back at what we have accomplished. At times  we faced very challenging weather conditions but the Escapees shook off the rain and carried on regardless, something they can all be extremely proud of. Our plans for the final night are a wide game […]

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Campfire Circle on a Bushcraft Expedition

SummerScape 4 2015 2nd Update

The Escapee’s have seen through the worst of the rain and finally the sun came out! To celebrate we headed to the top field for some group photography. We carried on with our activities as if the rain wasn’t there. We continued with our carving projects, fire bowls and even made natural shelters down in […]

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SummerScape 4 2015 1st Update

With challenging weather conditions facing the group yesterday they stepped up to the mark with giggles and smiles. After our hike in we got unpacked right away into our bell tent accommodation for the week, which are all spacious, warm and cosy. After dinner we had an adrenaline fuelled night game of Assassins and then […]

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SummerScape 3 2015 Final Update

The Escapees woke up to warm sunshine on their last day of their camp. After a breakfast of cereal and fish finger sandwiches we sadly have to focus on packing our luggage and get ready to leave but not before some last games and activities. The Ascent Group survival night was a success with the […]

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Canoeing on Woodland Adventure Camp

SummerScape 3 2015 2nd Update

Over the last day and a half the Escapee’s have enjoyed fantastic weather with clear blue skies and a range of unique woodland activities. Canoeing on our woodland lake, blackberry picking to make a delicious jam to go with our dessert along with games and carving. We also started ambitious fire bowls, which involves carefully […]

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Group on Woodland Adventure Camp

SummerScape 3 2015 1st Update

The Escapees have all arrived safely. First job is as always for them to pitch their own tents for the week’s adventure. Some chose our luxurious bell tents while other chose for a more modest hike tents. The young leaders are out in hammocks and under tarps in the woods. This progression of accommodation gives […]

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Wilderness Gathering 2015

This weekend we attended the Wilderness Gathering in Wiltshire hosted by the Bush Farm Bison Centre. The Gathering is quickly becoming the place to head to if you are interested in the field of bushcraft, natural crafts or primitive ways. With a wide selection of exhibitors, talks, guided skill sections along with stands to buy […]

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SummerScape 2 2015 2nd Update

This morning we woke up to some rain but with great energy we cooked breakfast and then headed off for an archery session. After lunch we had a couple of hours a carving where some expert bows were made. This followed onto a hike and even the weather came out in our favour. Looking forward […]

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Year So Far 2015

The Exploration Society runs outdoor education programmes that are adventurous and ambitious for kids and adults of all ages. We follow an ethos that guides everything we do. Our day events, weeklong camps and overseas expeditions have covered a very broad range of activities this year. To see what we are up to next follow […]

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SummerScape 2 1st Update

After a long train journey the escapees finally arrived in their new camp to find a roaring camp fire and their bell tents eagerly awaiting them. After some good exploration their chowed down on a big bowl of stew, which out in the woods we call Sherpa Stew. With a walk in the dusk and […]

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