Friends in Nature
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Youth Programme

Outdoor conservation activities designed to support the improvement of mental, physical and social wellbeing for young people aged 13-16 years. 

Location: Bury
Starting: Spring 2021 

Time: TBC
Cost: Free

Please fill in the form below to register your interest


What to expect

You will discover and explore a wild, natural place within the local area. 
Learn about different habitats & trees.
Research the local history of the Tottington Mill ruins (Printworks). 

Attend guided Wellbeing Hikes. 

Identity invasive plants and work to remove them from the area. 
Plant new trees. 
Research the importance of bees
Create and install bat & bird boxes
Create a map that identifies trees and habitats for local community use. 
Work towards achieving the John Muir Award. 

How we can help

We believe young people have been adversely affected by the Covid-19 restrictions.

Our Youth Programme will provide support for young people aged 13-16 years.

Please register your interest if you/your child
has experienced ANY of the following:

  • Low mood

  • Poor mental wellbeing

  • Low self-esteem

  • Inability to regulate emotions

  • Challenging behaviours at home or in school

We are also able to support young people who:

  • Are from a low social economic background 

  • Are a young carer

Please fill in the form below and we will be in touch.