Den Building

Wildside Activity Center

 

Area’s support can be offered

Sandwell   Dudley   Wolverhampton   Central   Walsall

 

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Where is it?

Hordern Road, Whitmore Reans WV6 0HA

 

Duration?

2-3 hours any day subject to availability of sessional worker

 

Overview of Support offered

Under the guidance of an experienced leader, participants are taught how to build a den from natural materials that are available on site or in the local woodland. The participants are shown how to make their den waterproof using moss and leaves. This activity is fun and encourages team building and cooperation.

 

Is this activity linked to;

Increasing confidence   Increasing motivation   Increasing Optimism   Improving employability

 

Where does this support fit into my journey?

Engagement   This is me   I’m up for it   I’m ready   I’m on my way

 

Session type

Individual   Group
Minimum No. 4   Maximum No. 12

 

what equipment should I bring

Waterproof clothing and boots or wellingtons are useful if weather is poor, the Centre may be able to supply some for loan.

 

Outcomes expected

Participants gain a better knowledge of survival techniques and of the surrounding woodland. Communication and team work skills will improve as participants have to work together and rely on one another’s support.