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Captain’s Wood

Chesham, Buckinghamshire HP5 2XJ United Kingdom

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February 2020

Free – £10

Fun in the Woods

February 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Captain’s Wood, Chesham, Buckinghamshire HP5 2XJ United Kingdom

Explore the woods in winter! Build a den with branches and leaves, gather sticks for the campfire and toast a few tasty treats! Join David Willis to learn what makes woodlands so wonderful, get outdoors with your children, wrap up warm in scruffy clothes and enjoy some fun together in the woods this winter. This event will be run at Captains Wood, a lovely broadleaved woodland on the outskirts of Chesham. This event is being led by David Willis who…

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April 2020

Free – £7

The Giant Nest Build

April 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Captain’s Wood, Chesham, Buckinghamshire HP5 2XJ United Kingdom

Join us for a morning of outdoor family fun where you’ll be immersed in nature at our ancient woodland site, Captain’s Wood near Chesham.  You will find out all about nesting birds and build a giant nest in the woods. You will also discover how hard our feathered friends must work to make their own nests. This is suitable for children over 5 years old and all children must be accompanied by an adult.   Junior Ranger Members can attend…

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£40

Campfire Bread Baking

April 25 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Captain’s Wood, Chesham, Buckinghamshire HP5 2XJ United Kingdom

Join us for a day outdoors in ancient woodland learning how to bake a variety of breads. Led by David Willis, this bread baking course will introduce you to making traditional breads over a campfire. You will also learn about campfire management, how to ensure the fire is hot enough for baking, and the use of various pots, pans, and improvised ovens. All recipes will be provided, and you will be able to experiment by adding herbs and spices to…

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May 2020

Free – £15

Family Bushcraft

May 27 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Captain’s Wood, Chesham, Buckinghamshire HP5 2XJ United Kingdom

Have fun in the woods, learning about campfires, baking bread, shelter building and other such bushcraft activity that will help connect your family more closely with nature. Led by David Willis, this woodland experience is aimed at families with younger children (there is no minimum age). The kettle will be simmering on the campfire, so we will have refreshments including hot chocolate and tasty bread, that you have baked, to eat. Bring a small picnic lunch or perhaps something simple…

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