Spring is Coming…

L“Anois teacht an earraigh beidh an lá dul chun síneadh is tar éis na féile Bríde ardóidh mé mo sheol..” The days are lengthening and spring is coming. Happy Out Forest School is preparing for another year of fun and learning under the protection of the trees. We will start our Saturday sessions on February …

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  The magic of springtime is unfolding before our eyes. In response to the lengthening of the days our wildlife is blossoming, wakening, feeding, building, nesting, singing, buzzing and humming. Our native species of plants and animals have evolved together over millennia and have become dependent on one another. The dandelion flowers are appearing just …

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Looking to book?

All of our summer camps are fully booked with waiting lists. We will be posting our Forest School dates and times for September very soon!

COVID-19 Restrictions

Regrettably, due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, we won’t be able to return to the woods for now. We look forward to better times ahead. In the meantime, stay safe and try to get out beneath a tree if you can. Good for the soul!

Logs, leaves and life-skills: Why forest schools are on the rise.

“Immersing children in nature from an early age has long been popular in the Scandinavian countries. Now, the concept of so-called forest schools is starting to catch on here. Amanda Cassidy looks at the pre-schools where young children spend most of their days in the great outdoors.” Read Image magazine’s full article here