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A range of full-day activities are planned for young visitors to Watchtree Nature Reserve this summer holiday - but booking is essential.
The fun starts on July 24 when children aged seven-plus will have the opportunity to find shelter in nature with a bushcraft day.
If art and craft is your youngsters hobby, there’s an opportunity to make some woodland crafts – and for the adventurers orienteering sessions. And there’s even an outdoor Olympic events.
Nature Reserve Manager, Tim Lawrence, pictured said: “Children will also be finding out how to identify butterflies, trees and plants.
“And whatever the weather there will be plenty of fun activities for the youngsters to enjoy.”
The kids summer holiday sessions run from 11 am until 3pm. All sessions are £3 per child/£2 members per session (drinks included but a packed lunch is advisable) and booking is essential.
As well as the children’s activities at the former World War II airfield which is now a haven for wildlife, Watchtree Nature Reserve is open everyday from 9.30am – 4.00pm.
The nature reserve is also hosting it’s first Country Life Fair on August 26. And you can be more than a visitor to the nature reserve you can also become a member for more details visit www.watchtree.co.uk .
The 2012 Kids’ Summer Activities session will be:
Tuesday 24 July 11am -3pm
Bushcraft – fire and campcraft
Tuesday 31 July 11am – 3pm
Bushcraft – survival and shelter
Thursday 2 August 11am – 3pm
Mini Olympics part 1
Tuesday 7 August 11am – 3pm
Mini Olympics part 2
Thursday 9 August 11am – 3pm
Orienteering – cunning running
Tuesday 21 August 11am – 3pm
Woodland arts and crafts