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Hogwarts #2 Adventure

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Mix potions with Prof. Snape; make a wand to take home; evade the Devil’s Snare; play Bear Dog Quidditch; dodge a dragon to retrieve the golden egg; perhaps help Prof. Lockhart to find his Cornish pixies, but watch out! There may be dementors about….

23rd, 24th and 26th October 10am to 3pm
£35 per child (lunch included) Ideal for children in Yrs 1-4

 

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Bear Dog Down-Under Adventure

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G’day! Go on a light-hearted adventure in the Australian outback, but without the jet-lag. Set up camp; make a bullroarer to take home; find the Rainbow Snake, but do watch out for the fearsome Bunyip.  Great fun - Bear Doggers wouldn’t give a Castlemaine XXXX for anything else!

11th and 13th July 10am to 3pm
£35 per child (lunch included) Ideal for children in Yrs 1-4 FULLY BOOKED

Red Indian Adventure

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Are you wily enough to be a brave of the Bear Dog tribe? The White Men have decimated your buffalo herds, but you still have to survive. Make a Red Indian camp; pitch your tepee; ambush a wagon train; make a tomahawk; use a bow and arrow; cook Red Indian-style.

21st, 24th, 27th and 28th July 10am to 3pm
£35 per child (lunch included) Ideal for children in Yrs 1-4 FULLY BOOKED

Woodcraft Camp

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An overnight camp for serious-minded children. Not a ‘survival’ course, but one which will teach you how to live outdoors well and comfortably with minimal kit. Rig a tarp, under which you will spend the night; hone your skills with a fire-steel and learn to make fire using a traditional flint and steel; learn to make ’camp gadgets’; cook all your meals on a fire; use a sheath knife and learn about field hygiene
10am Mon 4th to 2pm Tue 5th  Sept
£90 per child (all food included) - 12 children only
Suitable for children in Yr6+
As this event is always over-subscribed, priority is given to Scouts or first-timers FULLY BOOKED

 

Finding Dory Adventure

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Dory is determined, but a bit forgetful, and she needs your help! Go on an under-the-sea adventure; visit the Great Barrier Reef; travel with the help of seagulls; navigate with whales—Destiny is blind and Bailey can’t echo-locate… what could possibly go wrong?

30th May and 1st and 2nd June FULLY BOOKED
10am to 3pm

£35 per child (lunch included) Ideal for children in Yrs 1-4

Gower Adventure

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Have you ever wanted to spend a weekend in a shepherd’s hut, a short walk from the most spectacular coastal scenery? Then this is your opportunity.  Spend a weekend on the Gower, either enjoying some child-free down time or joining in a Bear Dog adventure with the children. A family adventure to remember.

Friday 5th May to Sunday 7th  May FULLY BOOKED
£300 per family, plus self-catering accommodation
14 children only—all children must ’camp’ with a parent
Ideal  for children in Yr6 and under

Pond-Dipping Adventure

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Spend the day in the Swampy Woods having fun and cooking on fires, but also explore the Woodcote ponds, home to several rare species. Endless invertebrates overwinter in ponds and March is the time when frogs and toads spawn. We may even find  newly-hatched tadpoles and perhaps some dragonfly nymphs waiting to emerge once the weather warms up.

27th and 28th March and 24th April 10am to 3pm FULLY BOOKED
£35 per child (lunch included) Suitable for children in Yrs 1-5

BFG Adventure

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Go on a magical adventure with the BFG. Catch dreams and mix scrumdiddlyumptious frobscottle, hopefully with only pibbling whizzpoppers. Avoid being flushbunkled by frightsome chiddler-scoffing  giants, and maybe even eat rotsome snozzcumbers.

30th March; 3rd, 6th, 7th, 10th and 11th April 10am to 3pm
FULLY BOOKED
£35 per child (lunch included) Ideal for children in Yrs 1-4

Lost Worlds Adventure

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From Atlantis to King Solomon’s mines, and El Dorado to Babylon, history is full of tales of legendary lost worlds. Go on a magical Bear Dog journey searching for exotic lost worlds. Find treasure, defeat monsters, solve the mysteries of the Ancients.


13th & 14th February 10am to 3pm FULLY BOOKED
£35 per child (lunch included)   Ideal for children in Yrs 1-4
Extra day to meet demand 16th February FULLY BOOKED

Pirate Island Adventure

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Join a pirate crew and build a ship in which to ‘sail’ the seven seas; climb the rigging and walk the plank; dig for lost pirate hoards;  discover lost temples. Succeed in your pirate challenges and you will win fragments of an ancient map showing the hiding place of a long lost pirate treasure.

13th, 15th, 16th &19th December 10am to 3pm FULLY BOOKED
£35 per child (lunch included)   Ideal for children in Yrs 1-4
Extra days to meet demand 3rd and 4th January FULLY BOOKED

Survival Team Challenge

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Many of our ‘old hands’ have gone on literally dozens of Bear Dog adventures, but how much have they actually learned? This day will put them to the test. You and your team are marooned with a tarp, a cooking vessel, a fire-steel, a first aid kit, basic rations and a knife. Can your team rig a weathertight shelter, make fire, construct a cooking tripod, cook a meal and improvise a ‘camp gadget’ to bring a little ‘luxury’ to your life?
16th and 22nd December 10am to 3pm
£40 per child (lunch included) - 14 children only
 Suitable for children in Yr6+

 

Alchemists' Adventure

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The Witch-finder General is on the prowl and has the local old ladies worried. Never fear! the alchemists will be there to save the day.  A day of potions, magic, heroic rescues and good old-fashioned Renaissance fun


18th, 21st, 25th and 27th October 10am to 3pm FULLY BOOKED
£35 per child (lunch included)
Ideal for children in Yrs 1-4



Woodland Survival

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By popular demand, a day for the older Bear Doggers: Learn to use a sheath knife legally and safely. Make a variety of useful, whittled objects to take home. Cook a curry from scratch on a fire, then have some
deserved down-time learning to use a variety of primitive hunting weapons.
Tuesday 18th October  - 10am to 3pm FULLY BOOKED
Extra day to meet demand 20th October FULLY BOOKED

£40 per child (lunch included) - 12 children only
Suitable for children in Yr6 and above

 

Secret Agent Adventure

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It’s the Queen’s 90th year but thieves have made off with the Crown Jewels. The valiant men of MI7 must succeed in their mission to recover the loot and defeat the Queen’s enemies—the only question is will their style owe more to Johnny English than James Bond?


Tue 26th and Wed 27th July 10am to 3pm FULLY BOOKED
Extra day to meet demand 29th July FULLY BOOKED
£35 per child (lunch included) Suitable for children in Yrs1-5

 

Survival Camp

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Probably to most challenging Bear Dog event—an overnight survival course for serious-minded children. Can you fulfil the requirements of the Scout Survival Skills Badge? You’ll need to be able to sleep in an improvised shelter, to cook all your meals on an open fire (including a wild-food meal), to know your survival priorities and much more.


10am Thu 21st to 2pm Fri 22nd July FULLY BOOKED
£90 per child (all food included) - 12 children only
Suitable for children in Yr6+. As this event is always over-subscribed, priority is given to Scouts or first-timers

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Junior Woodland Adventure

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Spend a day having fun in the woods. Build a shelter, light a fire, cook your lunch and then follow a secret trail through the woods, meeting challenges as you go. Perhaps you’ll find treasure, or even a monster to defeat. Who knows?


11th and 15th July  10am to 3pm FULLY BOOKED
Extra days to meet demand 18th July and 5th September FULLY BOOKED
£35 per child (lunch included) Ideal for children in Yrs 1-4

 

Three Cliffs Bay

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Have you ever wanted to spend a weekend in a Gypsy caravan, with a perfect pirate bay to explore? Then this is your opportunity. Spend a week-end on the Gower, either enjoying some child-free down time or joining in a Bear Dog adventure with the children. A family adventure to remember.

Friday 29th April to Sunday 1st  May FULLY BOOKED
£300 per family, plus self-catering accommodation
16 children only — all children must ’camp’ with a parent
ideal for children in Yr4 and under

 

Space Adventure

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Major Tim is due to return to Earth on 5th June, but there is still plenty of time for adventures in space before then. Who knows, he may meet all kinds of space travellers. Fly to the moon; navigate around the solar system; perhaps defeat Klingons on the starboard bow. Doubtless we’ll need some dilithium crystals. “She canna take any more Captain!”

31st  May, 1st & 3rd June 10am to 3pm
£35 per child (lunch included) Ideal for children in Yrs 1-4

 

Forester Day

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The Scout forester badge is a difficult one to earn. This is a serious day for serious-minded children. Learn how use a saw and axe safely; how to fell and plant a tree; how to identify trees using a key; how different types of woodland are managed; about the threats to woodland from disease, animals and the elements.  Numbers will be limited to 12 only.

24th March 10am to 3pm FULLY BOOKED
£40 per child (lunch included) Suitable for children in Yr6+



Pond-Dipping Adventure

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Spend the day in the Swampy Woods having fun and cooking on fires, but also explore the Woodcote ponds, home to several rare species.  Endless invertebrates overwinter in ponds and March is the time when frogs and toads spawn. We may even find  newly-hatched tadpoles and perhaps some dragonfly nymphs waiting to emerge once the weather warms up.

22nd March 10am to 3pm FULLY BOOKED
£35 per child (lunch included) Suitable for children in Yrs 1-5



Minions Adventure

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Small, fun, irrepressible, born to serve an evil master hell-bent on world domination…  Who knows what they will get up to? They could attempt to steal the Moon or the Crown Jewels, or perhaps, this time, they may stop their Tyrannosaurus Rex from plunging to his death. BELLO!

21st March, 6th & 7th April 10am to 3pm FULLY BOOKED
Extra days to meet demand 11th, 12th, 18th and 19th April FULLY BOOKED
£35 per child (lunch included) Suitable for children in Yrs 1-4



Chinese Adventure

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It’s Chinese New Year and the mysteries of the Orient have come to the woods. Go on a spectacular Chinese adventure; fly dragons; meet the Chinese magician; enlist the help of monkeys and go to the aid of the Moon Princess. But beware! The monstrous Nian may be lurking...

15th and 16th
February 10am to 3pm FULLY BOOKED
Additional day to meet demand Feb 18th, FULLY BOOKED
£35 per child (lunch included) Suitable for children in Yrs 1-4

Navigation Adventure

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Being able to find your way by matching landmarks to a map is a real life skill, and one which is increasingly becoming lost as sat navs and GPSs become standard.  Navigate  through beautiful but disorientating woods, finding caches of food and learning survival skills en route.

15th December 10am to 3pm FULLY BOOKED
£35 per child (lunch included) Suitable for children in Yrs 5-7
Extra days to meet demand 8th and 12th January FULLY BOOKED

Very Grimm Fairy Tales Adventure

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Don’t be fooled! This is not a pink and pretty adventure for sissies, but a magical adventure at its Very Grimmest. Use fire to persuade Rapunzel to ‘let down her hair’; grow a beanstalk and explode the giant; slay the witch’s goblins with a canon ball; find the gingerbread house.

17th, 18th and 21st December 10am to 3pm FULLY BOOKED
£35 per child (lunch included) Suitable for children in Yrs 1-4
Extra days to meet demand 4th, 5th and 11th January FULLY BOOKED


Haunted Forest Adventure

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Are you brave enough to spend a day in the Haunted Forest?  Do you
believe in the Black Beast of Goring Heath? Face challenges to find the missing body parts and then raise the Beast from the dead.  You’ll need to be brave, resourceful and willing to solve fiendish puzzles.

26th and 27th October 10am to 3pm FULLY BOOKED
£35 per child (lunch included) Suitable for children in Yrs 1-4

Extra days to meet demand 21st and 22nd October FULLY BOOKED


Woodland Survival

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Spend a day in the fabled ‘Swampy Woods’. Build a shelter; light-fires without matches; use local clay to make oil lamps and beads; cook your own lunch; learn to use a catapult, but most of all have fun

2nd and 3rd November 10am to 3pm
£35 per child (lunch included) Suitable for children in Yrs 1-4
Extra day to meet demand 19th October

Minecraft Adventure

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You may have defeated the Ender Dragon last time, but this is a whole new adventure. You’ll still have to be a dab hand with a crafting table, but can you also brew potions and enchant objects? Can you defeat zombies and Wither skeletons?

Suitable for children in Yrs2-4
14th, 15th, 29th and 30th July 10am to 3pm
£35 per child (all food included)
FULLY BOOKED

 

Survival Camp

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This will be a real challenge; an overnight survival course for serious-minded children. Can you fulfil the requirements of the Scout Survival Skills Badge? You'll need to be able to sleep in an improvised shelter, to purify water, to identify wild foods, to cook all your meals on an open fire, to know your survival priorities and much more.

21st to 22nd July (10am to 1pm) FULLY BOOKED

£90 per child (all food included)
Yr6 and over

 

Zorro Adventure

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Can you be a swashbuckling, Mexican hero, fighting for the poor against the might of the Spanish dons? There will be illegal gold mines to raid and treasure to find. You will need to unwind at the fiesta, to cook some Mexican food and perhaps 'distil' some tequila.

2nd and 3rd September 10am to 3pm FULLY BOOKED
£35 per child (lunch included) Suitable for children in Yrs1-4
Extra days to meet demand 7th and 8th September FULLY BOOKED

 

Egyptian Adventure

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Spend a day in  Ancient Egypt. Find pyramids and sarcophagi; learn about gods and goddesses; defeat  crocodiles and perhaps mummies; decipher hieroglyphics and excavate precious artefacts. Can you find the lost treasure of an ancient civilisation and yet avoid the Curse of the Pharaohs?

25th and 29th May 10am to 3pm
£35 per child (lunch included) Suitable for children in Yrs 1-3
Extra day to meet demand 1st June FULLY BOOKED


 

Three Cliffs Bay Adventure

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Have you ever wanted to spend a weekend in a Gypsy caravan up on the cliffs, above a perfect pirate bay? Then this is your opportunity.  Spend a weekend on the Gower, either enjoying some child-free down time or joining in a Bear Dog adventure with your children.


Friday 24th to Sunday 26th April 2015 Fully Booked
£300 per family, plus self-catering accommodation
14 children only—all children must ’camp’ with a parent
ideal  for children in Yr4 and under


 

Tracking and Wild Food

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Evidence of the daily (and nightly) woodland goings on is all around, if you have a little know-how and sharp eyes.  Learn to identify tracks; to tell who ate what (and who) and to spot the animal highways.  At the same time, forage for wild food and cook yourself a really wild lunch.

16th April (Yrs3-4)  & 17th April (Yr5+)
10am to 3pm
£35 per child (lunch included) FULLY BOOKED
ADDITIONAL DAY to meet demand 20th April FULLY BOOKED

 

Maharajah Adventure

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The local maharajah is the absolute ruler of his kingdom, but he’s generous to those who serve him well. Can you help him hunt tigers; to retrieve stolen treasures and to furnish his palace? Can you cook him an Indian banquet? If so he will reward you with riches beyond your wildest dreams and, quite possibly, jewels to take home.

8th and 9th April 10am to 3pm
£35 per child (lunch included) Suitable for children in Yrs 1-4 FULLY BOOKED
ADDITIONAL DAY to meet demand 14th April FULLY BOOKED

 

Narnia Adventure

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All is not well in the magical world of Narnia. There are rumours of Aslan’s return, but the wintry wood is still under the spell of the White Witch. Journey from  Lantern Waste to the Witch’s castle; save the frozen animals of Narnia; have tea with Mr. Tumnus. Ultimately success depends on whether you are brave enough to battle the Witch and her army.
17th and 18th February 10am to 3pm FULLY BOOKED
£30 per child (lunch included) Suitable for children in Yrs 1-3
Additional day to meet demand 23rd February 10am to 3pm FULLY BOOKED

 

Famous Five Christmas Adventure

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In the depths of winter there are strange goings on in the Swampy Woods. Uncle Quentin’s secret formula has been stolen, but Aunt Fanny still has to cook and make for Christmas. Can you save the day? Of course you’ll also have to camp out with rugs and ginger beer...

17th & 18th Dec and 6th Jan 10am to 3pm FULLY BOOKED
£32 per child (lunch included)
ideal for those in Yrs 1-4

Woodland Survival

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Can you use a sheath knife to make a miniature spear and a spear launcher, to take home? Anyone can fry a sausage, but can you cook a biryani, with vegetables and naan bread? Could you manage a perfect golden crumble in a Dutch oven? Very few people can!

Thursday 11th December - 10am to 3pm FULLY BOOKED
£40 per child (lunch included) - 12 children only
Suitable for children in Yr5 and above

Hogwarts Adventure

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Spend a day in the Forbidden Forest. Find the horcruxes before
Voldemort can use them for his evil ends; solve fiendish puzzles;  soothe Fluffy;  brave the basilisk; open grimoires by magic; find prophesies in the Dept. of Mysteries; brew potions...

22nd, 23rd, 28th and 29th October 10am to 3pm
FULLY BOOKED

£30 per child (lunch included)
Ideal for those in Years 1-3

Robin Hood Adventure


Join the outlaws of Sherwood Forest; ambush the King's enemies and steal the Sheriff's treasure; feast with Friar Tuck and learn to use a bow and arrow; help the poor and thwart fat abbots.


10th July 10am to 3pm FULLY BOOKED

£30 per child (lunch included)
Suitable for those in Years 1-3

Smugglers' Adventure

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Few realise that the grounds of Hardwick House are alive with smugglers. Will you be a smuggler, an excise-man or even a pirate (who will steal from both sides)? Spend a day next to the Thames - there'll be trees to climb, fires to light, shelters to build, water-fights to be won, paddling to be done and maybe even time for a spot of smuggling.

15th July and 3rd Sept 10am to 3pm FULLY BOOKED
£35 per child (lunch included)
Suitable for those in Years 1-3

Smugglers Adventure

Canoe Adventure

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Go on a canoeing adventure from a beautiful river-side base camp; learn to paddle an open canoe from one of the country's top canoe coaches; go on a journey along the Thames; build canoe rafts; improvise shelters; play canoe games and perhaps join a pirate crew.


16th July and 2nd Sept 10am to 3pm FULLY BOOKED
£35 per child (lunch included)
Suitable for those in Year 4 and over

Canoe Adventure

Survival Camp

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This will be a real challenge; an overnight survival course for serious-minded children. Can you fulfil the requirements of the Scout Survival Skills Badge? You'll need to be able to sleep in an improvised shelter, to purify water, to identify wild foods, to cook all your meals on an open fire, to know your survival priorities and much more.

23rd to 24th July (10am to 1pm) FULLY BOOKED
£80 per child (all food included)
Year 4 and over only

Survival Camp

Minecraft Adventure

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Just how crafty are you? How good are you with a crafting table? Go on a mission to slay the Ender Dragon; journey to the Nether; defeat Creepers and Endermen.


29th and 30th July (10am to 3pm) and 28th August FULLY BOOKED
£30 per child (all food included)
Suitable for in Years 1-4s

Minecraft Adventure

 

 

Woodland Fairies Adventure

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Fairies may be pretty, but they have to be resourceful to live in a wood, especially when there is a wicked witch on the prowl. Find fairy houses; make a fairy camp and protect it with spells; make fairy furniture; light fires by magic; bake fairy cakes and use flowers and a little fairy know-how to make something magical to take home and keep. Girls only.

29th May 10am to 3pm FULLY BOOKED
£35 per child (lunch included)
Suitable for children in Yrs 1-4

Woodeland Fairy Adventures

A Wizard Bushcraft Adventure

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All sorts of aspects of bushcraft appear to be highly improbable, if not
magical: Making fire by 'rubbing sticks together', or by using a shaving mirror or chemicals; baking in a cardboard box; boiling water in a paper bag; making a compass; working out exactly what an owl ate for tea. Then of course there are potions to mix.

28th May 10am to 3pm FULLY BOOKED
£30 per child (lunch included)
Suitable for children in Yrs 1-4

Wizard Bushcraft

Red Indian Adventure

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Are you wily enough to be a brave of the Bear Dog tribe? The White Men have decimated your buffalo herds, but you still have to survive. Make a Red Indian camp; pitch your tepee; ambush a wagon train; make a tomahawk; use a bow and arrow; cook Red Indian style.

Thursday 3rd and Friday 4th April FULLY BOOKED

Wednesday 9th April and Tuesday 22nd April FULLY BOOKED
£30 per child (hot lunch included)
Ideal for children in Years 1-3

Red Indian Adventure

Percy Jackson Adventure

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Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief is back, by popular demand, for the many children who were unable to get places for the days we ran in February:

Could you be half human, half god? Zeus' lightning bolt has been stolen... and he wants it back! Battle beasts from Greek legends; find the magic pearls; travel to the realm of Hades and return the bolt to Zeus before he wreaks havoc in the World of Men

Thursday 10th April - 10am to 3pm FULLY BOOKED
£30 per child (hot lunch included)
Ideal for children in Years 1-4

Percy Jackson Adventure

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Could you be half human, half god? Zeus’ lightning bolt has been stolen... and he wants it back! Battle beasts from Greek legends; find the magic pearls; travel to the realm of Hades and return the bolt to Zeus before he wreaks havoc in the World of Men.

Monday 17th and Thursday 20th February  10am to 3pm FULLY BOOKED
£30 per child (hot lunch included)
Suitable for children in Yrs1-4

Additional day to meet demand
Monday 24th February 10am to 3pm FULLY BOOKED

NB We are willing to consider running additional days during the weeks of 10th and 24th February, if these coincide with other half terms.

Percy Jackson

Big Vikings Adventure

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The depths of winter are the ideal time to go on a Viking adventure; a mixture of bushcraft skills and Bear Dog madness. Are you made of the stuff of Norse heroes? Light fires, bake bread Viking-style, learn to throw an 'axe' and then go on a Viking quest for treasure. The stuff of sagas!

Thursday 12th December 10am to 3pm FULLY BOOKED
£30 per child (hot lunch included)
Suitable for children in Yrs4-6

Little Vikings Adventure

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The depths of winter are the ideal time to go on a Viking adventure; a mixture of bushcraft skills and the traditional Bear Dog madness. Are you made of the stuff of Norse heroes? Voyage to the nine worlds of Norse legend, find mythical objects, restore them to the warrior chief Yarnoldsson Bonehead and wrest streasure from the gods of Asgard.

Tuesday 17th and Wednesday 18th December 10am to 3pm (FULLY BOOKED)
£32 per child (hot lunch included)
Suitable for children in Yrs1-3

ADDITIONAL DAY Friday 3rd and 6th January to meet demand (FULLY BOOKED)

Woodland Survival

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Spend a day learning more advanced woodland skills.  Hone your knife-skills and use a sheath knife to make useful cooking tools and catapults. Try traditional bush cooking: bake bannock, the wilderness bread; gut, and clean a fish, stuff it with wild herbs and cook it on a fire.

Monday 21st October - 10am to 3pm
£40 per child (lunch included) - 12 children only
Suitable for children in Yr5 and above

Alchemists' Adventure

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The Witch-finder General is on the prowl and  has the local old ladies worried. Never fear! the alchemists will be there to save the day.  A day of potions, magic, heroic rescues and good old-fashioned Renaissance fun

28th and 29th October 10am to 3pm FULLY BOOKED
Additional days to meet demand 23rd (FULLY BOOKED) and 24th October 10am to 3pm


£30 per child (lunch included)

Woodland Survival

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Spend a day in the fabled 'Swampy Woods'. Build a shelter; light-fires
without matches; use local clay to make oil lamps and 'ovens'; cook your own lunch, but most of all have fun

31st July and 1st August FULLY BOOKED


£30 per child (lunch included)

 

 

Pirate Island Adventure

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Will you be Captain Jack or Long John Silver? Join a pirate crew and 'sail' the seven seas in search of cursed gold; brave cannibals; discover lost temples and fire broadsides at the East India Company.

24th and 25th July 10am to 3pm FULLY BOOKED


£30 per child (lunch included)

 

 

Canoe Adventure

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Go on a canoeing adventure from along the Thames; explore
islands and backwaters; learn to paddle an open canoe from
one of the country's top coaches; build and sail canoe rafts;
play canoe games and perhaps join a pirate crew

Tuesday 16th July FULLY BOOKED


£35 per child (lunch included)

 

 

Tintin Adventure

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There are dark goings-on in Great Chalk Wood. Sinister forces will stop at nothing to seize a hoard of long-lost Aztec gold. Can you help Tintin and Captain Haddock to find the treasure and defeat the baddies?

28th and 29th May 10am to 3pm FULLY BOOKED


£30 per child (lunch included) Ideal for children in Yrs 1-4

 

Woodland Tools and Skills

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Spend a day in the fabled 'Swampy Woods'; learn to use a sheath knife and a bush saw; build a shelter, light your fire, cook your meal and improve your survival skills; build a rope bridge over the swamp.
Year 5+

Monday 25th March 10am to 3pm FULLY BOOKED

£30 per child (lunch included)

 


Camelot Adventure

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Join King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table; find the Sword in the Stone; fight dragons; mix potions with Merlin and lay siege to castles, but beware of the wicked Morgan le Fey

2nd and 3rd April 10am to 3pm FULLY BOOKED

£30 per child (lunch included)

 


Camelot Adventure

Hobbit Adventure

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Join Bilbo and the Dwarves on their quest to 'burgle' Smaug's treasure; find the One Ring ; light fires with Gandalf ; have an Elvish feast and help the brave Men of the Lake shoot down the dragon

12th and 14th February 10am to 3pm FULLY BOOKED

Additional day 20th February to meet demand 10am to 3pm

£30 per child (lunch included)

 


 

Woodland Survival

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Spend a day in the fabled 'Swampy Woods'. Learn basic survival skills, bake chocolate cakes in an improvised oven, build rope bridges and have fun

Thursday 13th December 10am to 3pm

£30 per child (lunch included)

deal for children in Yr4 and over

Log Crossing

Peter Pan Adventure

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Spend a day in the fabled 'Swamp'. Build a tepee and use a bow and arrow with the Indians; light fires with the Lost Boys; hunt for Captain Hook's treasure; find mermaids...

17th and 18th December 10am to 3pm

£30 per child (lunch included)

Ideal for children in Yrs 1, 2 and 3

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Haunted Forest Adventure

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Are you brave enough to spend a day in the Haunted Forest? Do you
believe in the Black Beast of Goring Heath? Can you defend against
vampires, hunt ghosts and solve fiendish puzzles? ….

24th , 25th and 31st October 10am to 3pm
FULLY BOOKED ON 24th AND 25th

£30 per child (lunch included)

No age limit, ideal for children in years 2 to 4

Haunted Forest

Halloween Night

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Ever wanted to do something really creepy on Halloween? To have a
frightfully good time? Are you brave enough to venture deep into the
dark heart of the Great Chalk Wood?

Wednesday 31st October 6pm to 8.30pm


£20 per child

Years 4 and over only

Halloween Night

Canoe Adventure

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Go on a canoeing adventure from a beautiful river-side base-camp next; learn to paddle an open canoe from one of the country's top coaches; go on a journey along the Thames; build canoe rafts; improvise shelters; play canoe games and perhaps join a pirate crew

12th July & 1st August 10am to 3pm
FULLY BOOKED

£35 per child (bring a packed lunch)

Suitable for children aged 9 years and over

Jungle Book

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Live like Mowgli in the jungle; hunt Sher Khan; cross ravines; find the
Maharajah's golden hoard; find lost temples and teach the monkeys a
lesson.

17th July & 24th July 10am to 3pm
FULLY BOOKED

£30 per child (lunch included)

Ideal for years 1 to 3

 

Secret Agent Adventure

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It's the Diamond Jubilee but thieves have made off with the Crown
Jewels. The valiant men of MI7 must succeed in their mission to recover the loot and defeat the Queen's enemies—the only question is will their style owe more to Johnny English than James Bond?

Thu 7th & Fri 8th June 10am to 3pm

Thursday 7th June SOLD OUT
£25 per child (lunch included)

Suitable for children in Years 3 and 4

Secret Agent Adventure


Robin Hood Adventure


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Join the outlaws of Sherwood Forest ; learn how to move unseen in the woods; make a bow and arrow; ambush the King's enemies and steal the Sheriff's treasure; rescue Maid Marion and feast with Friar Tuck.

29th March & 2nd April 10am to 3pm
£25 per child (lunch included)

Extra day to meet demand 3rd April

Ambush !

Jungle Patrol


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You are stranded behind enemy lines in the heart of the jungle, can you survive? Establish a patrol harbour; improvise swamp crossings; work in teams to learn fire lighting, shelter building, camouflage, primitive hunting techniques and military-style cooking

Wednesday 28th March 10am to 3pm
£25 per child (lunch included)
Ideal for Year5 and above.

Jungle Patrol

Hogwarts Adventure

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Spend a day in the Forbidden Forest; go on a mission to find horcruxes; solve fiendish puzzles; learn to track like Hagrid; make an invisibility cloak; brave the basilisk; defeat Voldemort and his Death Eaters.

13th February 2012 (10am to 3pm)
Ideal for children in Year 1 and 2, although other ages welcome

14th February 2012 (10am to 3pm)
Ideal for children in Year 3 and 4, although other ages welcome

Hufflepuff group

 

Woodland Tools and Skills

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Spend a day in the fabled ‘Swampy Woods’; learn to use sheath knives, axes and saws safely and with confidence; improve your survival skills

15th February 2012 (10am to 3pm)
Suitable for those in Year 6 and above