Climbing Frames, Ropes & Ladders with Jon Cree
Friday 3rd April 2020
09:00 - 17:00
Tutor: Jon Cree
ABOUT THE COURSE
A one day course in building your own play structures with rope and natural materials. This course is for educators wishing to be a little more adventurous with creative play structures at their sites, building them out of wood and rope and combining these with the natural features at your site. We will be sharing techniques and know-how on building safe but slightly risky (!) structures with children that can enhance creativity and physical play at your forest school site.
We will be looking at techniques for making:
The training course will also cover all the health and safety aspects of working with ‘constructed’ play structures and ropes, looking at risk benefit assessments and key requirements.
THE COURSE WILL GIVE PARTICIPANTS
WHO IS THIS COURSE SUITABLE FOR?
Forest School leaders, bushcraft instructors, outdoor educators and enthusiastic parents with experience of tool use (i.e. sawing) and knot tying.
WHAT TO BRING
ABOUT THE TUTOR
Get 20% discount
on accommodation when you stay with us during your course. Follow the links below to book and use code: stay-with-us
Jon Cree has over thirty years’ experience as an environmental earth educator and trainer. He is a Forest School trainer, practitioner and director for the Forest School Association. His passion is helping others ‘get in touch’ with the natural world through dynamic learning programmes and hand-on learning experiences. He has been part of the institute for Earth Education for almost 30 years and a trainer for 20. For many years, global learning has underpinned his education work, working particularly with Teachers in Development Education (TIDE).