Supporting people with additional needs
We deliver a variety of projects that engage people with physical and learning disabilities in outdoor activities including practical conservation, food growing, woodwork, bushcraft and nature walks. Our activities have proven benefits for physical health, wellbeing and the development of skills.
Our accessible community allotment in Trafford is a space where people with physical and learning disabilities take part in activities including local food growing, outdoor cooking and woodwork.
We are working in collaboration with people with learning disabilities to develop easy read resources to share with others:
- Easy read picture recipes – includes picture instructions for simple recipes that use healthy fruit and vegetables
- Nature walk activities – includes easy read nature themed walks and activities
We offer inspiring, fun and practical outdoor learning for children and young people in your school grounds, local greenspace or at our bases at Sale Water Park Hub, Pex Hill Visitor Centre and Countess Country Park. Our outdoor learning activities offer a creative way to enrich curriculum learning and help to raise attainment in core areas.
Our staff are trained Level 3 Forest School leaders and can deliver a tailored Forest School Programme for your school that builds confidence, resilience and wellbeing through child led learning and exploration of the natural world.
Create your perfect outdoor classroom or forest school area
Our team can transform your school grounds into interactive, fun learning environments where children can explore, gain new skills and improve their confidence. Previous TCV projects include the creation of pond dipping platforms, wildlife habitats, outdoor classrooms, food growing areas, sensory gardens, orienteering courses and bird hides.
School Green Gym
School Green Gyms promote the health and wellbeing of children by engaging them in practical environmental activities in school grounds and nearby green spaces. Fun and stimulating activities will build skills and confidence, including creating habitats for wildlife, planting trees and growing food.
We deliver fun and practical youth activities in outdoor settings. Our activities empower young people to connect with local environments in order to learn new skills, build resilience and improve their physical health and mental wellbeing. Our youth activities include environmental social action projects, practical conservation, woodworking projects and bushcraft.
Natural play and holiday clubs
Our creative natural play sessions encourage children to explore their local environment and engage in active adventurous play. Activities include Young Explorer’s Club, den building, bug hunting, scavenger hunts, making bows and arrows and making natural crafts.
We can deliver
- One-off sessions for groups
- Holiday club activities
- School services
- Regular sessions/ projects with a group of young people
- Partnership projects with other youth and family services
- Tailored services on request
We have extensive experience writing successful funding bids and are always looking to partner with groups on projects that will improve health and wellbeing through outdoor activities. If you have a project you want to attract funding for, please get in touch.
For more details please contact your local office.
TCV Merseyside, Cheshire West and Chester