Inspiring a lifetime of adventure
Our residential trips for schools are what makes Wildchild unique above other providers. We don’t just offer days of back-to-back activities taking children from one harness to another!
Wildchild Residential trips provide a real opportunity for children through to young adults to experience the natural world outside. We deliver immersive outdoor education experiences in exciting woodland environments, with a key focus on engaging young people, helping them to identify and appreciate the many benefits and wonders of the natural world.
“Amazing opportunity for our children to interact with each other and nature – as well as develop survival and team-building skills”. Woodside Primary Academy
Our varied residential trip programmes ensure achievement on a Wildchild Adventure is about much more than simply who climbed highest and who reached furthest. We recognise and celebrate teamwork, resilience, the willingness to try new things and perseverance in overcoming personal challenges.
“Enlightening! Wonderful to see the children thrive and experience challenges in a safe manner! It scares them just enough to push them out of their comfort zones but remains fun!” Whytemead Primary School
Our outdoor adventure school residential trips give primary school pupils an immersive introduction to outdoor learning.
Challenging activities build resilience, independence and develop practical life skills that complement classroom learning.
Whatever the weather, time spent outdoors offers a unique opportunity for learning to be embedded back in the classroom
The opportunity to try new experiences, build resilience and grow as an individual makes a residential school trip worth every penny.
Our outdoor adventure centres provide spacious and natural woodland setting for our residential trips, convenient and easily accessible location, and flexible accommodation options. Whether you opt for the under-canvas camping experience with our bell-tented village in rural Hertfordshire, or the unique experience of our glamping pods in leafy Surrey, you’re guaranteed a great night’s sleep in a fabulous location!
“A perfect mix of adventurous and nature-based activities, delivered by wonderful staff in a lovely setting!” Fircroft Primary School, Year 5
With one-night residential trips for schools starting at just £115 per person, a Wildchild residential trip provides a quality, value for money option for schools and groups looking for a real outdoor learning opportunity for their pupils within easy access, and without the added time and cost of a long journey. The cost of your residential trip includes meals, accommodation, activities, evening activity programme, Wildchild instructors with you for the duration of your residential trip, and free teacher /leader places.
“Wonderful experience. We were well guided, supervised and looked after. We were educated, fed and shown a really good time”. Newland House Prep School, Year 4
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The quality of our residential trips and the commitment of our dedicated team are reflected in the many positive endorsements we received from our schools and groups, with a large number choosing to return to Wildchild for their adventure trip year after year. Whether you’re returning for your annual Wildchild residential trip, or joining us for the first time, you have our personal guarantee we will do everything we can to make your residential trip a trip of a lifetime.
“I can’t say enough positives about the staff – a fantastic, dedicated, engaging and helpful team”. West Ewell Primary School, Year 4
"A fantastic experience for both pupils and teachers. It's been fantastic to see the children grow with such amazing support around them""
Markyate Primary School
"A perfect mix of adventurous and nature-based activities, delivered by wonderful staff in a lovely setting!""
Fircroft Primary School
"It was the wholesome, outdoorsy experience these kids desperately need while growing up in London."
Hugh Myddleton Primary School
"Provided the children with the independence we needed. It also created an experience they will never forget""
Loose Primary School
"Wildchild’s ethos matches our own – teamwork, challenge and encouragement to face difficulties."
Westfield Primary School
"Engaging, challenging, nurturing, taking all of us out of our comfort zones, connecting to the environment""
Streatham and Clapham Prep
"Kids loved it and we are returning next year. Fantastic outdoor experience and different from PGL."
Allfarthing Primary School