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Conservation with John Muir

August 14, 2023 - August 18, 2023

Our diverse and educational John Muir five day residential course includes a range of activities, focusing on the theme of nature and conservation.

Spend a week immersing yourself in nature, making new friends and learning new skills. This residential is packed with a range of activities based around the theme of nature and conservation.

Sessions might include learning about the local wildlife, experiencing flora and fauna on a spectacular walk, taking part in a local conservation project, and trying out a range of bushcraft skills in nearby woodland.

It is ideal for any young people looking to get first-hand experience of conservation in action.

This course is perfect for young people aged between 16 and 25 years, with an interest in nature and their environment. No prior experience is required, so why not come along and learn about the nature and conservation of the area.

Our residentials also give you the chance to develop a range of transferable skills. These types of skills help across many areas of life and are particularly good for including in job or education applications.

Transferable skills that are likely to be covered in this residential:

Communicating with others
Working as a team
Managing your time
Taking the lead
Keeping focused
Problem solving
Decision making
You will be able to achieve the John Muir Award by the end of the week, and if you are doing the Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award, this course is also an ideal way to complete the ‘Residential’ section of the award.

The John Muir Award focuses on four key areas: Discover, Explore, Conserve and Share. The four Challenges promote a holistic approach to outdoor experiences.

This course is open to young people aged 16-25. When you book, it is essential that you enter the age and attendees name in the Order Notes at the checkout. If the attendee is under 18, the booking must be made by a parent/guardian.

To find out more, please visit our website here: https://www.field-studies-council.org/courses-and-experiences/static-courses/conservation-with-john-muir/


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Mon, August 14, 2023 @ 12:00 pm
Fri, August 18, 2023 @ 3:00 pm


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