Find Out What’s Happening in February Half Term

February 10, 2017

in Community, Events, Forest School Sessions, Fundraising, Holiday Forest School, News

  • IMG_02919 Forest School Sessions for 4-8s, 8-12s, and 13-19s

  • Family Crafternoon

  • Family Beetle Drive

  • Outdoor Clothing Bring & Buy Sale

We’ve been busy planning and fundraising and we’ve got loads on this February Half Term for all the family.

Forest School

We’ve got 9 free, fully-funded Forest School sessions for you, in partnership with Kirklees Council (IYSS) and The Huddersfield Town Foundation.  These are:

  1. Monday 20th Feb – 13-19s in Netherton – find out more and book here…
  2. Monday 20th Feb – 8-12s at Beaumont Park – find out more and book here…
  3. Tuesday 21st Feb – 4-8s at Beaumont Park (2 sessions) – find out more and book here…
  4. Tuesday 21st Feb – 8-12s at Ashenhurst Rec – find out more and book here…
  5. Wednesday 22nd Feb – 4-8s at Ashenhurst Rec (2 sessions) – find out more and book here…
  6. Wednesday 22nd Feb – 8-12s at Beaumont Park – find out more and book here…
  7. Thursday 23rd Feb – 8-12s at Helme School, Metham – find out more and book here…

Family EventsIMG_0290

And in partnership with Friends of Beaumont Park we’re running:

  1. A bird-themed Family Crafternoon and cafe, on Thursday 23rd Feb (£2.50pp) – find out more and book here…
  2. A Family Beetle Drive, on Saturday 25th Feb (£3pp or £10 for family or team of 4 incl. tea) – find out more and book here…

Any money raised at these events will go into a fund to support more children’s and family activities in the park.

Kit Your Family Out With Outdoor Clothing

Also, on Thursday 23rd Feb, from 10am till 12pm we’ll be holding an Outdoor Clothing Bring and Buy Sale at the Visitor Centre in Beaumont Park.  So if  your children need extra warm and waterproof clothing for Forest School, playing out, camping, walking, Beavers/Cubs/Scouts/Explorers or Rainbows/Brownies/Guides you can:

  • Bring things they’ve grown out of or don’t need and swap them for something new
  • Buy secondhand and nearly new items for a small donation (from 50p)
  • Buy new items for a reasonable donations (from £2)
  • Join us for a cuppa and a chat

We have lots of items that have been kindly donated by Uniform Exchange, individual donors and specialist companies such as Muddy Faces, from baby and toddler sizes up to adult sizes including:

  • wellies
  • walking boots
  • hats, scarves, gloves, neck warmers
  • waterproofs
  • ski jackets, tops, salopettes and snowsuits
  • socks
  • fleeces and warm layers
  • thermals

If you urgently need anything before the sale, let us know and we can bring items to one of the sessions or organise to get them to you.

This is part of our aims as a not-for-profit social enterprise to support our local community and help people get outside and make use of local parks and green spaces.  Any money raised will help us provide more clothing and create more community activity.

We look forward to seeing you all at one of more of our events this Half Term.

Jo, Lisa, Robin and the Nature’s Footprints Team

 

 

 

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