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Woodland Adventure Days

We are now taking bookings for our Buckland Adventure Days! Viking Camp is tucked away in a clearing in the woods on the Buckland Park Estate in Buckland. Keep an eye on social media for announcements about our other sites at Base Camp in the ancient woodland within the grounds of Belmont School in Holmbury St Mary, and Wigwam Camp in the woodland of The Birtley House Estate in Bramley.

Our Woodland Adventure Days have been especially created for children aged 6 – 12 years old. Based on the true beliefs of the original forest school ethos from Scandinavia, The SHAC offer a child led experience, where the children are encouraged to engage with nature in a range of outdoor activities in a safe & supportive environment. We inspire in our adventurers a sense of freedom to explore the environment in their own unique ways, & instil confidence in them to make their own decisions while having bags of fun in the fresh air.

It is our experience that humans of all ages enjoy & benefit from time spent in the woods, participating in simple woodland activities & finding space to breathe. With this in mind we offer Adult & family Woodland Adventure style days so that we can all let nature into our lives – contact us for info. 

Viking Camp, Buckland Park Estate, Reigate Road, nr Reigate, RH3 7BG.

Base Camp, Belmont School Woodland near Holmbury St Mary, RH5 6LQ

Wigwam Camp, Birtley House Estate in Bramley, Nr Guildford, Surrey GU5 0LB.

Good to know:

General information for booking all our woodlands adventures.

Please read information to help you plan your visit including the kit list for the day, medical issues and preparing packed lunches, in our FAQs.

The general age range for young people attending our woodland adventures is from 6yrs – 12yrs old and children are with us from 10.00 am until 4.00pm.

A typical Woodland Adventure Day includes:

Using tools to create projects from wood
Building & managing camp fires safely
Den and shelter building
Fun on the rope swings
Bushcraft techniques
Environmental Art & Crafting
Exploring
Wide Games
Problem solving tasks
Chilling in hammocks
Camp Fire social
Tree climbing & hugging

SHAC Wet & Wild Adventure Day

A SHAC Wet & Wild Adventure Day is a day of combined activities in an outdoor environment for children aged 8 & above. The day is split into time on the water paddleboarding & time at our woodland Viking Camp where we will teach Bushcraft techniques & survival skills, play wide games & enjoy time to chill out in natural surroundings.