Training and Workshop Dates

Forest School Practitioner Training courses, outdoor workshops, creativity courses and more from Kindling Play and Training

Kindling delivers QCF accredited Forest Schools Practitioner Training at OCN (Open Awards) Level 1 through to Level 3. These training courses can be delivered in house for up to 16 participants. All courses are facilitated by Lily Horseman, an experienced and creative trainer and Forest School practitioner. Lily has held a Level 4 Forest School Trainers award since 2009, is a director of the Forest School Association and a member of the Forest School Trainers Network. For more information or to ask questions call Lily on 07789 723 061.

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Oct 23 @ 18:00 – Oct 25 @ 14:30
FSA Conference Workshop- the quest for the child led session @ Condover Hall, Shrewsbury | United Kingdom
 The Forest School Association National Conference with a host of brilliant workshops and keynote speakers. Lily’s workshop will be ‘The quest for the child led session’ – An adventurous quest into giving up the role[...]
Re:Kindling- CPD for Forest School Practitioners @ Rookhow Centre, Grizedale, Cumbria
Nov 6 @ 15:00 – Nov 8 @ 13:00
Re:Kindling- CPD for Forest School Practitioners @ Rookhow Centre, Grizedale, Cumbria | Rusland | United Kingdom
This is an invitation to reconnect with the enthusiasm that you found during the process of training to be a Forest School practitioner. The weekend will be hosted by Lily Horseman, an experienced facilitator and[...]
Nov 9 – Nov 10 all-day
Level 3 Forest School Practitioner Training - Modular @ Scotswood, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Modular Forest School Training sessions – Participants will attend all of:  9th & 10th November, 16th & 17th November 2015, 21st & 22nd March, 20th & 21st June and 27th & 28th June 2016 NOCN[...]
Level 3 Forest School Practitioner Training @ Skelton Grange Environment Centre, Leeds
Nov 30 – Dec 4 all-day
Level 3 Forest School Practitioner Training @ Skelton Grange Environment Centre, Leeds  | Leeds | United Kingdom
This Forest School training course also includes an assessment and development week 13th -17th June 2016 OCN Forest School Level 3 Training This course is an opportunity to explore to a higher level different approaches[...]
Cumbria Forest School Networking event @ Bendrigg Trust, Nr Kendal Cumbria
Jan 23 @ 11:00 – 14:30
Cumbria Forest School Networking event @ Bendrigg Trust, Nr Kendal Cumbria  | Old Hutton | United Kingdom
Come and join other Forest School practitioners to share practice, chat over what’s going on in the world of Forest School, get up to date on latest developments and revisit and extend your own skills.[...]
Conference Workshop- the quest for the child led session @ IOL North West conference, Kendal College
Jan 29 all-day
Conference Workshop- the quest for the child led session @ IOL North West conference, Kendal College  | United Kingdom
The annual popular Conference for Institute  of Outdoor Learning members in the North West This is an ideal opportunity to gather with other outdoor practitioners and professionals from the region and attend a varierty of[...]
Twig Twiddling Sculptures @ Fairburn Ings Nature Reserve
Mar 6 @ 10:00 – 15:00
Twig Twiddling Sculptures @ Fairburn Ings Nature Reserve | Ledston | United Kingdom
Have a go at some twig twiddling and weave yourself an animal! Join Lily Horseman to create a sculpture either by yourself or with your family, and get inspired by nature to make a bird,[...]
Level 3 Forest School Practitioner Training @ Rookhow, Grizedale, Cumbria*
Mar 7 – Mar 11 all-day
Level 3 Forest School Practitioner Training @ Rookhow, Grizedale, Cumbria*
This Forest School training course also includes a second week of training 3rd-7th October 2016 NOCN Level 3 Certificate in Forest School Programme Leadership (QCF) This course is an opportunity to explore to a higher[...]
Apr 2 @ 11:00 – 16:00
Cumbria Forest School Networking event @ Hodge Howe Lodge  | Greenodd | England | United Kingdom
Come and join other Forest School practitioners to share practice, chat over what’s going on in the world of Forest School, get up to date on latest developments and revisit and extend your own skills.[...]
Bringing Woodland Heritage Alive @ Blackhills Scout Camp
Apr 25 @ 09:30 – Apr 27 @ 16:30
Bringing Woodland Heritage Alive @ Blackhills Scout Camp  | Wilsden | United Kingdom
This new accredited course is designed for Forest School practitioners or those who work in natural environments with children. The purpose of the course is to develop Forest School practitioners ability to understand historic aspects[...]
Level 3 Forest School Practitioner Training @ Rookhow, Grizedale, Cumbria*
May 9 – May 13 all-day
Level 3 Forest School Practitioner Training @ Rookhow, Grizedale, Cumbria*
This Forest School training course also includes a second week of training Dec 5th-9th 2016 NOCN Level 3 Certificate in Forest School Programme Leadership (QCF) This course is an opportunity to explore to a higher level[...]
Re:Kindling- CPD for Forest School Practitioners @ Rookhow Centre, Grizedale, Cumbria
May 20 @ 15:00 – May 22 @ 13:00
Re:Kindling- CPD for Forest School Practitioners @ Rookhow Centre, Grizedale, Cumbria | Rusland | United Kingdom
This is an invitation to reconnect with the enthusiasm that you found during the process of training to be a Forest School practitioner. The weekend will be hosted by Lily Horseman, an experienced facilitator and[...]
Jun 9 – Jun 10 all-day
Level 3 Forest School Practitioner Training - Modular @ Scotswood, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Modular Forest School Training sessions – Participants will attend all of: 9th and 10th June, 23rd and 24th June, 22nd and 23rd September 2016 and 9th and 10th of Feb and 16th and 17th of February[...]
Aug 1 – Aug 12 all-day
Summer Weeks Holiday Scheme with EdenVentures @ Smardale and Ousby Cumbria
Kindling joins the EdenVentures Crew for two amazing weeks of Summer playschemes. Summer Weeks 2016 – Smardale Week 1 In the beautiful valley of Smardale near Kirby Stephen Summer Weeks 2016 – Ousby Week 2[...]
Cumbria Forest School Networking event @ Private Woodland near Armathwaite, Carlisle, Cumbria
Aug 16 @ 11:00 – 15:00
Cumbria Forest School Networking event @ Private Woodland near Armathwaite, Carlisle, Cumbria | United Kingdom
Come and join other Forest School practitioners form across Cumbria to share practice, chat over what’s going on in the world of Forest School, get up to date on latest developments and revisit and extend[...]
Level 1 Forest School Practitioner Training @ Wibsey Community Garden Bradford
Sep 27 – Sep 29 all-day
Level 1 Forest School Practitioner Training @ Wibsey Community Garden Bradford
OCN Forest School Level 1 Training This course is aimed at individuals with little or no experience of working in the outdoors, and aims to build knowledge and confidence in the safe use of equipment[...]
Level 3 Forest School Practitioner Training @ Rookhow, Grizedale, Cumbria*
Oct 10 – Oct 14 all-day
Level 3 Forest School Practitioner Training @ Rookhow, Grizedale, Cumbria*
This Forest School training course also includes a second week of training 8th- 12th May 2017 NOCN Level 3 Certificate in Forest School Programme Leadership (QCF) This course is an opportunity to explore to a[...]
Nov 7 – Nov 8 all-day
Level 3 Forest School Practitioner Training - Modular @ Scotswood, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Modular Forest School Training sessions – Participants will attend all of: 7th and 8th of November, 14th and 15th of November 2016, 6th and 7th February, 5th and 6th of June, 12th and 13th June 2017[...]
Re:Kindling- CPD for Forest School Practitioners @ Rookhow Centre, Grizedale, Cumbria
Nov 18 @ 15:00 – Nov 20 @ 13:00
Re:Kindling- CPD for Forest School Practitioners @ Rookhow Centre, Grizedale, Cumbria | Rusland | United Kingdom
This is an invitation to reconnect with the enthusiasm that you found during the process of training to be a Forest School practitioner. The weekend will be hosted by Lily Horseman, an experienced facilitator and[...]
Level 3 Forest School Practitioner Training @ Skelton Grange Environment Centre, Leeds
Nov 21 – Nov 25 all-day
Level 3 Forest School Practitioner Training @ Skelton Grange Environment Centre, Leeds  | Leeds | United Kingdom
This Forest School training course also includes an assessment and development week 19th -23rd June 2017 OCN Forest School Level 3 Training This course is an opportunity to explore to a higher level different approaches[...]
Conference Workshop- Fire up the creativity  @ Blackhills Scout Camp, Bradford
Apr 1 all-day
Conference Workshop- Fire up the creativity  @ Blackhills Scout Camp, Bradford  | England | United Kingdom
  Bradford Forest School Network annual conference will be taking place in April with the theme of ‘Wellbeing, for ourselves and others’. We will be looking at how we can take care of ourselves and through[...]
Level 1 Forest School Practitioner Training @ Watchtree Nature Reserve, Near Carlisle
Apr 3 – Apr 5 all-day
Level 1 Forest School Practitioner Training @ Watchtree Nature Reserve, Near Carlisle | England | United Kingdom
NOCN Forest School Level 1 Training This course is aimed at individuals with little or no experience of working in the outdoors, and aims to build knowledge and confidence in working with children outdoors and an[...]
Level 3 Forest School Practitioner Training @ Watchtree Nature Reserve, Near Carlisle
May 15 – May 19 all-day
Level 3 Forest School Practitioner Training @ Watchtree Nature Reserve, Near Carlisle  | England | United Kingdom
This Forest School training course also includes a second week of training December 2017 NOCN Level 3 Certificate in Forest School Programme Leadership (QCF) This course is an opportunity to explore to a higher level[...]
Level 3 Forest School Practitioner Training @ Rookhow, Grizedale, Cumbria*
May 22 – May 26 all-day
Level 3 Forest School Practitioner Training @ Rookhow, Grizedale, Cumbria*
This Forest School training course also includes a second week of training 4th- 8th December 2017 NOCN Level 3 Certificate in Forest School Programme Leadership (QCF) This course is an opportunity to explore to a higher[...]
Play in the Outdoors— facilitating and observing play in the outdoors @ Bulcliffe Woods | Bretton | England | United Kingdom
Experiential course with Jon Cree and Lily Horseman. Starting at 9.30 and finishing at 4.30 How does the outdoors support ‘the ecological and spiritual imagination of the mind’ of the child will be a key[...]
Re:Kindling- CPD for Forest School Practitioners @ Rookhow Centre, Grizedale, Cumbria
Jun 16 @ 15:00 – Jun 18 @ 13:00
Re:Kindling- CPD for Forest School Practitioners @ Rookhow Centre, Grizedale, Cumbria | Rusland | United Kingdom
This is an invitation to reconnect with the enthusiasm that you found during the process of training to be a Forest School practitioner. The weekend will be hosted by Lily Horseman, an experienced facilitator and[...]
Play in the Outdoors— facilitating and observing play in the outdoors @ Bishopswood Centre | Crossway Green | England | United Kingdom
Experiential course with Jon Cree and Lily Horseman. Starting at 9.30 and finishing at 4.30 How does the outdoors support ‘the ecological and spiritual imagination of the mind’ of the child will be a key[...]
Sep 27 @ 09:30 – Sep 29 @ 13:00
Working with young people with challenging behaviour in the outdoors @ Rookhow, Grizedale, Cumbria*
27th-29th September finishing at lunchtime on the 3rd day. Download a booking form for this course. This is a 3 day OCNWMR accredited course worth 3 credits. Delivered in partnership with Jon Cree. We will[...]
Level 3 Forest School Practitioner Training @ Rookhow, Grizedale, Cumbria*
Oct 2 – Oct 6 all-day
Level 3 Forest School Practitioner Training @ Rookhow, Grizedale, Cumbria*
This Forest School training course also includes a second week of training May 21st – 25th 2018 NOCN Level 3 Certificate in Forest School Programme Leadership (QCF) This course is an opportunity to explore to[...]
Level 1 Forest School Practitioner Training @ Offshoots Garden, Towneley Park, Burnley
Oct 18 – Oct 20 all-day
Level 1 Forest School Practitioner Training @ Offshoots Garden, Towneley Park, Burnley | England | United Kingdom
NOCN Forest School Level 1 Training This course is aimed at individuals with little or no experience of working in the outdoors, and aims to build knowledge and confidence in the Forest School ethos and[...]