Evergreen Elders

Funders: KCC, Kent AONB, Defra, Lamborn &Hill

Mentored by

Out to the Woods CIC

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Location address: Sittingbourne, ME17 1QP
Chosen age group:

Ages: 18+ years

Available tickets:
Adult FreeCarer Free
Next date: None - Register your interest
What we'll do
You are never to old to walk through the trees and enjoy dappled sunlight on your face or listen to the call of birds of prey as they swoop through the forest. Evergreen Elders is for people living with dementia (early to mid stages) people who have retired and for anyone over the age of 55 who has a passion for enjoying the great outdoors. Carers are welcome too. When you arrive on-site, we will walk down to base camp, listen to a safety briefing and enjoy a hot drink around the fire. There will be a range of different activities on offer each week, including, willow weaving, natural crafts , cooking, singing songs and enjoying the natural environment. Please note Evergreen Elders funded by Defra will only take place at Admiral Woods so participants can learn about and enjoy the serenity of a woodland setting - 1 funded session per group.
About your mentor
Out to the Woods CIC
Connect with nature
This session is run by Sunita, an experienced primary school teacher and Forest School leader. I have recently completed my Certificate in Adult Mental Health and Wellbeing for Outdoor Leaders course and am licensed to run the Woodcraft for Wellbeing program.
What you'll need
Clothing: long sleeved warm tops - lots of layers is preferable Long trousers - jeans, cords Waterproof jackets and over trousers. Hat, gloves Footwear - spare shoes to go home in in case it is muddy walking boots, wellingtons or sturdy shoes water bottle, outdoor hot drinks cup sun cream, insect repellent, tick repellent
Learning aims
Aim 1
To spend quality time in nature
Aim 2
To meet and spend time with others
Aim 3
To learn about flora and fauna in an ancient woodland
Please note that we will be running these sessions in a variety of locations including: Age UK Faversham, Milton Country Park and Admiral Woods. Please contact us prior to booking to check where the sessions will be located.
Pricing information
Ticket nameAdult
InformationPlease note that this is a funded ticket
Ticket nameCarer
InformationPlease choose this option if you are accompanying a participant.
Where we'll be
near Bicknor lane, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME17 1QP
Enhanced DBS
Risk Assessment
Public Liability Insurance
Safeguarding Training
First Aid Training
First Aid Kit

Please note

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Cancellation Policy
Free bookings do not require refunds but as places are limited, please cancel if you cannot attend so that your place can be offered to someone else.

My experience consists of a leisure activity, on a specific date(s), and therefore the 14-day ‘cooling off period’ under the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013 does not apply.

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