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

IFSA Gathering

A special day for us at the IFSA Gathering held at DCU’s All Hallows Campus last October, where we had the honour of hosting the Opening and Closing Circles. Thank you to the Acorn and to all IFSA members for their warm support throughout. We had a wonderful day reconnecting with like-minded folk and learning …

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