Wilder Woods

Central Somerset Outdoor Learning Partnership

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Grass Roots Grant

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

Sessions for families with young children will soon resume in Charlton Mackrell and begin in Drayton with help from a Grass Roots Grant. We are very pleased as we have missed the lovely Wednesday afternoon sessions with mums, dads, grannies and young children. Please look at the calendar for dates.

SCC Aggregates Levy Fund Spring 2009

Saturday, April 11th, 2009

We will be able to repair our storm damaged craft shelter area and improve parking at Hallr Wood, thanks to another grant from SCC Aggregates Levy who have supported our summer playschemes for the last two years.

Somerset County Council Youth Grants for 13-19 year olds

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

We are ideally placed to offer interesting courses for this age group; bushcraft and bow making, conservation skills and woodland crafts. We are so pleased to hear that Somerset County Council’s Youth grants will help us offer subsidized courses and we are now busy planning a programme for 2009-10. Do get in touch if you are […]

Living History Project

Tuesday, November 20th, 2007

We were thrilled to be awarded funding from the Field Studies Council in the summer of 2007 to develop and trial a living history resource for KS2 to be used in woodlands. The project was conducted on behalf of the Yeovil and Dorset Forest Education Initiative Cluster group who we work closely with. The object of […]

Westland Helicopters

Friday, October 5th, 2007

The Subscriptions and Donations Committee of Westland have generously agreed to support our project. We are most grateful to them for £250 which we are planning to spend on a shed in which to store our tools and other bits and pieces in our new wood.

FEI Partnership Fund Success

Wednesday, April 4th, 2007

The Forest Education Initiative (FEI) a nationwide campaign that makes connections between the forestry and forest products sectors and Britain’s young people, has awarded funds to the Yeovil and Dorset FEI cluster group for two projects. A grant of £1798 has been awarded by the FEI Partnership fund for a pilot study to be run […]