Forest Frontiers


Aug 25 2022


9:30 am - 1:30 pm

St Catherine’s Summer HAF Fully Funded

Project Bolton Wild Child

We hope to offer something wild, outdoors, and unique!

Each session is planned but can be tailored to support every individual need, whilst building confidence and a love for nature.

We take part in many varied activities and are flexible in our response to interests and other factors such as the weather.

We fully support the Forest School ethos which allows for individual discovery and exploration and child-led play, and in turn natural develop and improve physical development, overall health and well being improvement and the encouragement of healthy lifestyles.

We will be leading on a number of sessions but we also really value our local enterprises and what impact they can also make to the individuals.

This is our Wild Child sessions:

Every day in response to needs and interests, other activities may also include:

• Nature Play • Nature Art

• Nature Crafts eg weaving, macrame

• Leaning how to use tools

• Learning how to light fires

• Woodland games

• Den Building

• Tree Climbing

• Physical Workouts

• Hands on experiences

• Wildlife experiences

• Team Building Enriching Activities – Bushcraft Skills, Nature ID, Cooking on an open fire, seasonal growing, creative arts and crafts.

Food – Healthy pack lunches are provided

Physical Activities – Outdoor Physical games, and activities including hide and seek, woodland yoga, tree climbing, being in nature, mindfulness etc.

Forest Frontiers C.I.C is a part of the Woodland Trust Smithills Estate Social Enterprise, a group of companies that use the estate for various reasons (our interest being to deliver Forest School and outdoor learning sessions).

We have A Small Good Thing attending on Wednesday 3rd August for their Grow and Sow Session


Russ from Nature Walk and Talks will be coming on Tuesday 9th & 23rd August


The Cakery will be delivering their Woodland Pizza Making Workshop on Tuesday 16th August


Mondays we will be exploring the woods and taking part in arts, crafts, nature photography etc.

Tuesday 2nd August – Woodland Olympics.

Wednesdays (except 3rd August) – Will be our Stop Look And Listen, tracking animals, making wildlife items from bird boxes to feeding tables etc.

Thursdays – will be our wild survival days of Bushcraft, den building and fires,



Smithills Forest School Site
Smithills Forest School Site, BL1 6JY
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