Go Wild! promote nature and wilderness experiences for everybody. Contact us for more information or visit our Facebook page.
Go Wild! delivers quality outdoor experiences that encourage
opportunities for personal development and discovery so that learning in
the outdoor environment becomes a reality for all children, young
people and their families. Go Wild operate a Leave No Trace policy and every outdoor session will contribute to conserving the environment. Go Wild also offer a wide range of events based in the woodland, such as: - individually tailored birthday parties - specialised bushcraft events for families
Example of activities on offer - shelter building, fire lighting,
backwoods cooking, mini beast hunts, wide games, arts and crafts using
natural materials, music, drama and storytelling.
Go Wild! can deliver tailored sessions around all 5 curriculum levels and all 8 curriculum areas.
Our Woodland Activity leaders, Lorna
McIlwraith and Joe Lally, bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to Go Wild! Both are members of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVG) and have undertaken child protection and safeguarding training. Joe Lally:is
a social work manager registered with the Scottish Social Services Council and
has worked in the field of learning disability and mental ill health for over
30 years. Joe has also been involved in Scouting for over 12 years, has an
outdoor emergency first aid qualification, and has been awarded the Chief
Scout’s Commendation for Good Service.
Lorna McIlwraith: has run successful businesses for 14 years and has extensive knowledge of
working with children and young people in the outdoors through her involvement
with the Scout Association and the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme over the last
12 years. Lorna holds a qualification in outdoor emergency first aid, has been
awarded the Chief Scout’s Commendation for Good Service by Bear
Grylls, UK Chief Scout.
Lorna and Joe are passionate about being
outdoors! Both are DofE Expedition Supervisors,
qualified Woodland Activity Leaders accredited
by GTCS, and are members of the Institute for Outdoor Learning. This
combined knowledge and expertise enables us to provide activities
around getting to know
woodland & trees, animal & insect habitats, wild art, music & drama,
foraging, backwoods cooking, and addressing curriculum areas: Expressive
Languages, Sciences, Maths, Technology, and Social Studies.