Learn woodland management and green woodworking techniques, such as coppicing and rustic furniture making and develop employability skills such as working in a team, using tools and communication skills. We will grow our own food and share healthy meals cooked on the fire.

Sessions currently take place weekly in a central Borders location.

If you would like to find out more please contact Jan on 07711 837485  for further information.

We provide transport to site when required.

lunchtime by the fire

Participants will complete an Independent Learning Plan, which can be used as evidence towards Youth Achievement Awards, if appropriate. Certificated training (John Muir Award, Food Hygiene, Outdoor First Aid and Forest School Level 1) will be available to those who make a long-term commitment.

parachute hazel coppicing

All sessions take place in the outdoors, in all weathers, so warm, waterproof clothes and footwear are essential. We provide a dry shelter and hot food and drink.

Please contact us for more information.