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Bushcraft at Orchard Therapeutic Farm


At Orchard Therapeutic Farm, we understand the profound impact of engaging with nature. Our bushcraft programme is crafted to immerse children in practical experiences that nurture resilience, self-reliance, and a profound appreciation for the great outdoors.


What We Offer:


  1. Skill Development: Through our bushcraft activities, children master essential survival skills such as fire-lighting, shelter construction, navigation, and foraging. These skills not only instil confidence but also impart invaluable knowledge applicable in various outdoor contexts.

  2. Environmental Awareness: Our bushcraft programme underscores the principles of environmental stewardship and sustainability. Children participate in activities that cultivate respect for nature, insight into ecosystems, and responsible outdoor conduct.

  3. Therapeutic Benefits: Beyond skill acquisition, bushcraft activities deliver therapeutic advantages. Engaging with nature, problem-solving in outdoor settings, and collaborative tasks contribute to enhanced mental well-being, emotional equilibrium, and holistic health.

  4. Tailored Experiences: Acknowledging the diverse needs and capabilities of our participants, we provide bespoke bushcraft experiences tailored to individual interests, strengths, and comfort zones. Our adept instructors facilitate activities at a rhythm that encourages learning, enjoyment, and achievement.


Why Choose Bushcraft at Orchard Therapeutic Farm?


  • Holistic Development: Our bushcraft programme resonates with our holistic ethos, addressing the physical, emotional, cognitive, and social facets of each child's development.

  • Safe and Supportive Environment: Paramount to us is safety. Our instructors are seasoned professionals dedicated to fostering a secure, nurturing, and inclusive environment for all participants.

  • Connection with Nature: Amidst the digital era's ubiquity, our bushcraft programme offers children a precious opportunity to disconnect, reconnect with nature, and cultivate a profound understanding and reverence for the natural world.


Join us at Orchard Therapeutic Farm for an enriching expedition of exploration, learning, and growth through our immersive bushcraft experiences. Whether you're a novice or possess prior outdoor acumen, our programme caters to all, crafting skills and memories to cherish.