Youth Explorers

Young people investigating invertebrates in Howe Park Wood

Youth Explorers (11-14 years old)

Youth Explorers is a group for young people aged 11-14 years old to help them gain experience and valuable practical skills in various outdoor topics including Wildlife Identification, Bushcraft and Conservation. These topics are taught partially outdoors and partially in our outdoor learning centre through our eight-week courses. Majority of courses run on a Tuesday evening from 5:30pm-7:30pm at Linford Lakes Nature Reserve. Please see below for our upcoming courses:

  • Outdoor Discovery 6 week Course (Sept-Oct 2018) -Available to book now!
  • Wildlife Watch Course (May-June 2019)
  • John Muir Discovery Award Course (4 day course August 2019)
  • Bushcraft Course (Sept-Oct 2019)

How to Join

If you are looking for more information or are interested in joining onto one of our Youth Explorer Courses, then please contact the Outdoor Learning Team at outdoorlearning@theparkstrust.com or 01908 233600. Alternatively, you can download an information guide  and registration form. Please also make yourself familiar with our behaviour policy before registering on either of our groups.


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  • Linford Lakes Nature Reserve

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    The 37 hectare site consists of a large lake, reedbeds, wet woodland and several small meadows interlaced with a number of smaller lakes and ponds. Four bird watching hides are located giving fine views of the wildlife and beautiful scenery.

    Refreshments
    There are no refreshment facilities at Linford Lakes Nature Reserve other than during special events.