Wrekin Forest School

Camping weekends

Join us for an overnight back to basics camping, bushcraft & forest school adventure! Suitable for families, youth groups or groups of friends who want to have fun in the woods and rekindle all the joys of their childhood.

Explore our amazing wood and learn new skills through our low ropes and team building course, race the obstacle course, woodcraft centre, air rifle shooting, archery, fire lighting and bushcraft & BBQ cooking, rope swing and an overnight camp on our lovely camp site or be brave & build your own shelter.

Our camping weekends are tailor made for your group so please contact us to see what we can arrange for you.

For larger groups prices start from £510 per weekend, includes a minimum of 2 WFS staff, your accompanying group staff/volunteers attend free.
The price includes lunch and dinner, soft & hot drinks and snacks, including marshmallows, but not overnight supervision!

Please enquire for rates if you have a small family group, we are always happy to accommodate other needs.

In the evening all you need to do is wash tea down with a mug of hot chocolate or a glass of refined grape or a drop of fermented grain, the choice is yours! We will provide your main meals. You need to bring everything you want to cook on the open fire or BBQ for breakfast, sausages, bacon, eggs, you let you imagination go wild and give it a go!! I’ll make sure you have fresh water, logs for the fire, grilling rack, kettle, BBQ’s, compost toilets etc.


Sample weekend plan

Day 1:

Arrival at 10.30am, set up tents & settle into our well equipped camp site, use your own tents or use our tents or hire a shepherds hut, we have a 2/4 berth pig ark, two shepherds huts, two set up six berth tents, a four berth tent & more. The camp site has all you need from pots & pans to crockery & cutlery, BBQ’s & fire pits.

12 noon – Drinks and soup/sandwich lunch (provided)

1pm – Activities begin – archery, shelter building, fire lighting & create your own lasagne for tea,

free exploration, art school, zip line, rope swing, orienteering, scavenger hunts and mud kitchen and much more

5pm – cooked evening meal, provided & WFS staff leave you at 6.30pm with a bag of marshmallows and the hot chocolate

Day 2:

Breakfast is provided and cooked by you

9.00am – WFS staff arrive & activities begin –
Air rifle shooting
Woodwork
Foraging
Pizza kitchen
Low ropes
Free exploration, rope swing, zip wire, mud kitchen etc

1pm – cooked lunch, ingredient provided by us

3pm – vacate the site


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