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    Experience survival skills, teamwork, and an exciting bushcraft adventure all in one day

    Bushcraft Days

    Bushcraft School Trip Adventure Days

    Our award-winning bushcraft school trips are a great way to develop essential classroom skills. It’s the perfect addition to your curriculum for KS1-KS3. Come and visit our stunning Hertfordshire and Surrey woodlands, or we can come to you.

    Choose a Bushcraft day to transform learning in your classroom

    We offer:

    • An action-packed day led by trained instructors
    • Two easy to reach locations close to the M25
    • Bushcraft days brought to your school
    • An affordable, award-winning trip to suit your budget
    • A wide range of bushcraft activities and skill builders

    Schools tell us they struggle to afford long residential trips but don’t want their students to miss out on the experience. Most of the big providers only offer 2-night options. We’re proud to be different.  A bushcraft day trip with Wildchild is the flexible, affordable option you’re looking for.

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    Why choose a Bushcraft School Trip

    Worried that your class spend all day sitting down? Struggling to build teamwork and problem-solving skills? Choosing a Wildchild bushcraft school trip is the perfect way to ditch the screens and get your students out into nature.

    Along with a wide range of engaging bushcraft activities, they’ll also learn the skills you want to see back in the classroom. Watch your students work together, develop confidence, and love the opportunity to escape into nature.

    Choose a bushcraft day to:

    • Build independence
    • Develop problem-solving skills
    • Increase resilience
    • Improve peer relationships
    • Increase outdoor learning opportunities

    “Amazing opportunity for our children to interact with each other and nature – as well as developing their survival and team-building skills”.  Woodside Primary Academy

    Covid-19 guidance

    Our bushcraft school trips are fully aligned to current coronavirus guidance. We want to keep everyone safe, whilst ensuring you have a fantastic, fun-filled adventurous time.

    Our safety measures include:

    • Track and Trace registering on arrival
    • Extra hand washing and sanitising throughout the day
    • Social distancing between your class and our instructors
    • Face coverings worn by adults when inside buildings
    • Sanitising of any items handled by students

    We understand that some schools are looking for a bushcraft experience but can’t book external trips. That’s why we offer the choice for us to deliver your trip on your school grounds. Our staff remain outside and socially distanced whilst delivering a fantastic bushcraft day your students will love.

    A bushcraft day with Wildchild

    A Wildchild bushcraft day starts from the minute you arrive. As we’re conveniently close to the M25, you won’t waste any time travelling to get to us. You’ll be greeted by your instructor and get straight into your activity programme.

    Our expert instructor, qualified by the Institute of Outdoor Learning, has designed a wide range of activities for your children to experience during their day with us. Each one tailored to the age and needs of your students.

    You children will love learning:

    • Fire lighting
    • Shelter building
    • Survival skills
    • Campfire cooking
    • Archery
    • Tying knots
    • Woodland plants and animals

    Your trained instructor will run every activity. You can relax know they have first aid training and DBS checks. They’ll be with you throughout your day to ensure everything goes smoothly and build positive relationships with your students.

    “It has allowed children to challenge themselves and helped them realise there is life outside TV and video games.” Trinity CofE School

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    A bushcraft school trip brought to you

    Many schools are looking for a bushcraft day brought to their school. It’s a flexible alternative to coming to visit one of our locations. If you have suitable school grounds, we’d be happy to bring Wildchild to you. All the fun with none of the hassle.

    Treat your bushcraft day at school just as you would a trip out to us. We arrive early in the morning to set everything up ready for your students to arrive. We bring everything with us, so there’s no need for you to provide anything.

    Your students will enjoy the exciting bushcraft activities throughout the day. It creates a real buzz around the school. In warmer months, why not arrange for the students to picnic outside with us to create that real outdoor experience?

    Year-round bushcraft school trip adventures

    We know how tight your timetable is. That’s why at Wildchild we offer bushcraft days all year round. Our activity centres in Hertfordshire and Surrey offer sheltered outdoor spaces and an indoor eating area. It gives you the flexibility to book a date that works for you.

    Many schools use a bushcraft day to launch a new topic of work. Others want trips in the Autumn term to develop skills for the rest of the year. Some choose us to celebrate the end of SATs, or as a school reward. Whatever the occasion, a Wildchild bushcraft day is something special to remember.

    It’s no wonder that schools keep coming back to us year after year. They choose Wildchild bushcraft school trips because we offer:

    • An affordable, flexible trip option running all year round
    • Action-packed days led by friendly, trained instructors
    • Bushcraft activities designed to meet your needs
    • A chance to get outdoors and learning from nature

    We can’t wait to talk to you about your bushcraft day. Let’s plan an affordable, award-winning school trip your students will remember forever.

    To discuss booking a Wildchild bushcraft trip for your school, click here or call us on 0845 3717099 now.

     

    • "Our children thoroughly enjoyed the variety of activities, which were run by fun-loving team members, who ensured all children were encouraged and safe. We, as a school, would recommend a visit by any school – we were so impressed we have booked again."
      De Havilland Primary School

    • "Our Year 3 pupils enjoyed a wonderful residential trip, thanks to Wildchild’s dedicated staff running great activities. It was a fantastic outdoor experience for our children, many of whom had never spent a night away from home. An exciting, fun-filled adventure led by a team who we really felt wanted us to get the most out of the experience!"
      Devonshire House Prep School

    • "It was the wholesome, outdoorsy experience these kids desperately need while growing up in London."
      Hugh Myddleton Primary School

    • "We switched to using Wildchild as our Year 4 residential trip recently and have been incredibly impressed with the service offered. Rebooking for this year and next year was a non-negotiable for us! I would not hesitate to recommend them and can’t wait to return!"
      Fairlands Primary School

    • "Wildchild’s ethos matches our own – teamwork, challenge and encouragement to face difficulties."
      Westfield Primary School

    • "Our Year 6 cohort had a fabulous time at Wildchild Adventure in 2019. The children were constantly entertained and challenged by the Wildchild Instructors who were also very dedicated and helpful! All transitions ran smoothly, and we were extremely impressed with the facilities!"
      George Tomlinson Primary School

    • "Kids loved it and we are returning next year. Fantastic outdoor experience and different from PGL."
      Allfarthing Primary School