GO WILD! Year 4 Forest Camp Itinerary

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GO WILD!

Year 4 Forest Camp Itinerary

Day 1

08.40 Arrive at NJA

08.50 Class Registration

09.00-10.30 Orienteering

10.30 BREAK

10.45 Problem solving activities

12 noon LUNCHTIME

12.30 Leave NJA to travel to Newquay Forest School

13.15-14.00 Nature walk ending at camping site (children to carry small ruck sack)

14.00-14.30 Introductions, site orientation and safety talk

14.30-16.00 Setting up camp, collecting firewood, preparing dinner

16.00–17.30 Woodland Workshop – rotation of activities (archery/woodland craft/woodwork)

17.30-18.15 Dinner

18.15-19.15 Camp fire with marshmallows and hot chocolate, ending with evening routine

19.15-20-15 Night walk and evening meeting

20.15-20.45 Final check and lights out

Day 2

07.00 Wake up call

07.30-08.00 Breakfast

08.00-08.30 Pack down

08.30-10.00 Woodland Workshop 2 – rotation of 3 activities (wildlife discovery/foraging/outdoor cooking)

10.00-10.30 Final meeting and summary – check site

10.30-11.30 Walk back, woodland games and pack up transport

11.30 Return to NJA

12.10-13.00 Lunch provided at NJA

13.00-14.00 Follow-up activities from Forest School

14.00-14.55 Final problem solving activity

14.55 Normal hometime collection from NJA

Suggested Kit List Year 4 Forest Camp 2016

Two complete changes of clothing (as a general rule of thumb, old clothing, labelled if possible)

Fleece or warm coat

Night wear

Waterproof jacket

Sun hat and sun cream (we are optimistic!)

Woolly hat (just in case!)

Toiletries and a small towel

Sleeping bag and pillow

Torch

Drinks bottle / container

A black bin liner for wet or dirty clothes

Sensible shoes/Wellington boots for wearing on camp

Inhaler if necessary (please name)

Lunch for the first day

Cameras will be the responsibility of the child, disposable cameras are a good option

Please make sure that all items, where possible, are clearly labelled.

NO MOBILE PHONES, ELECTRONIC GAMES, I-PODS OR EXPENSIVE ITEMS.

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To be returned to Classteacher

Do you agree to your child being given a Junior Calpol sachet (if this is a normal thing to be administered to your child) in the event of toothache, prolonged headache or a really sore throat. Telephone contact would be made and permission sought if more than 2 Junior Calpol sachets were needed.

Yes o No o

If you use something else for your child for a prolonged headache for example; please can you send in sachets or medication in a named, suitable small container so that the group leader can keep this safe and administer if necessary. Please supply clear written instructions with whatever is sent in.

Child: ……………………………………………………………………… Class ………………..

Signed: …………………………………………………………………… (Parent/Carer)