Survival Craft


Thursday 31st May 2018

1.30pm until 3.30pm



Seeley Copse, Goodwood, Chichester, West Sussex, PO18 0QD


Age range:

A drop off day for children aged 5-11 years old for unaccompanied children.


The fun to be had....?


From fire lighting, whittling and sawing to den building, exploring and playing, our survival craft afternoon will be packed full of activities and opportunities to learn different survival skills and have lots of fun too. From making a bow and arrow or creating a den, learning to lash sticks together, sawing or drilling to make unique and natural crafts and creations. To mastering fire lighting and toasting marshmallows over the fire to make s'mores, there is so much to choose to do. Children will have the opportunity to participate in some or all the activities and also have time to explore, chill in the hammock, enjoy some time on the swing and play.


There will be hot chocolate and squash, biscuits and marshmallows as a snack throughout the afternoon.


Forest School is a valuable opportunity for children to:

  • Have positive outdoor experiences and learn new skills
  • Develop confidence and independence
  • Nurture a lifelong love of nature
  • Meet new friends
  • And most importantly have fun!


If you are keen to get your child outside and reconnect with nature than this is the perfect opportunity!


What to bring and wear?

Please wear appropriate outdoor clothes for the time of year, waterproofs and sturdy outdoor footwear if necessary. We do provide snacks and a drink, but please feel free to send an extra drink for your child.



£14.00 per child, includes all materials to make items to take home, hot chocolate or cold drink, marshmallows and snack cooked the fire.


Who are running the sessions and what are your ratio's?

We run our sessions to a high adult to child ratio, normally 1:5 ratio. This particular day will be run by two forest school level 3 trained leaders, both outdoor first aid certified, plus our regular volunteers, ensuring your child has enough time to learn how the skills needed for each activity available and at a pace that is suited to their individual needs. All our volunteers and forest school leaders hold current and relevant DBS certificates. These can be produced on request. 


Where is Seeley Copse?

Seeley Copse is a private copse owned by Goodwood Estates, designed for educational use and forest school experiences.


What are the facilities?

We have use of basic compost toilets, running water and hand washing facilities. There is also a large free car park for numerous vehicles.  


My child has food allergies

If your child has food allergies, please let us know in advance so we can discuss your childs individual needs and that we can cater for them on the day.

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