10
Jul
2018

Try at home recipe… Popcorn

  Popcorn… a tasty treat to enjoy as a snack! Cook it over the campfire or BBQ, and add your own toppings if you wish: Chocolate chips, Cinnamon Sugar, Maple Syrup… or even cheese! Super simple and a great one to get the little ones involved with! Ingredients Un-popped popcorn sunflower oil Butter Salt Any […]

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02
Jul
2018

One for the kids: How to make an Insect Hotel

  Summer is well and truly here… HOORAH! Make the most of it by getting outside in the garden with the kids and building an Insect Hotel:     The Express Way What you need: Hollow plant stems, like bamboo canes Twigs and sticks String   How to: Collect handfuls of stems, twigs and sticks […]

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28
Jun
2018

Try at home recipe… Elderflower Fritters

  Delicious Elderflower Fritters, perfect for a summer’s day lunch or snack! One of our favourites this time of year, and yes you really can eat the flowers!   Ingredients 6 elderflowers heads sunflower oil, for deep-frying 100g self-raising flour 2 tsp cornflour 2 tsp golden caster sugar 1 egg 175ml sparkling water   Method Cut away […]

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18
Jun
2018

What’s On: July/August

  All of our events take place in beautiful woodland at Grammarcombe Woods, Ashcombe Estate, near Exeter and we run many different events throughout the year. We’ve got lots of fun happening in camp during July/August, from our Summer Sunshine Open Day to our Woodland Adventure Club during the Summer Holidays! We’d love to see you and […]

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05
Jun
2018

Woodland Adventure Club: May Half Term 2018

  Another awesome May half term at the Woodland Adventure Club. We got up to all sorts… campfires, cooking, hiding games, crafts, whittling, making new friends, exploring the forest & more!   Our next Woodland Adventure Club will be running in the Summer Holidays (Tuesday-Thursday throughout August), we’d love to see your little ones there! […]

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30
May
2018

Try at home recipe… Nettle Soup

  A warming bowl of Nettle soup for you and the kids, either at home on the hob or over the campfire! Get your gloves on to forage for wild plants like nettles – once cooked they have a spinach or cabbage flavour!**   Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil plus extra for drizzling 1 onion, […]

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30
May
2018

What’s On: June

  All of our events take place in beautiful woodland at Grammarcombe Woods, Ashcombe Estate, near Exeter and we run many different events throughout the year. We’ve got lots of fun happening in camp during June, from our Day out with Dad Family Event to our Wild Tots sessions! We’d love to see you and your family […]

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23
May
2018

One for the kids: Fun in the Outdoors during Half Term!

  Spring is undoubtedly the most beautiful time of year to be outdoors, with new life popping up everywhere. Make the most of half term with the kids by getting outside into nature and teaching them all about British Wildlife. The Devon Wildlife Trust have created a fantastic ‘Signs of Spring Spotter’ worksheet that you […]

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09
May
2018

Outdoor Classroom Day – 18th May 2018

  Outdoor Classroom Day is a global campaign to celebrate and inspire outdoor learning and play. On the day, thousands of schools around the world take lessons outdoors and prioritise playtime. In 2017, over 2.3 million children worldwide took part, more than 580,000 of those were in the UK and Ireland.  Outdoor learning improves children’s health, engages them with learning and leads to a greater connection […]

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09
May
2018

Our Favourite Campfire/BBQ recipes

  Inspired by last weekend’s glorious weather, we want to share with you our top 5 Campfire recipes, that are going to make your next family camping trip/BBQ one to remember! We’ve kept to our more ‘child-friendly’ recipes, as we know how much the kids like to get involved.   Veggie Kebab Skewers What You […]

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