BETRA Saturday Eco Club
This project is supported by players of People’s Postcode Lottery. The Postcode Local Trust is a grant-giving charity funded entirely by players of People's Postcode Lottery - www.postcodelocaltrust.org.uk
This project will run 12 Forest School / environmental educational / practical nature conservation sessions mainly run at Brayards Estate housing estate including the community garden, market garden and other outdoor green areas.
Some sessions shall be run in local green spaces and nature reserves to involve participant in activities at thes natural sites. Project activities shall be run by experienced freelance forest school / environmental education / nature conservation tutors.
The 12 forest school / environmental education / wildlife garden activities such as pond dipping, creating bug hotels, planting wild flowers, making bird feeders, bug hunting, learning to use tools, healthy cook / eating and more. All these activities shall teach children about their local wildlife and also help to increase the local area's wildlife biodiversity. Some activities shall either help improve or maintain the estate's wildlife habits these shall including planting native tree, pruning wildlife hedge and planting wildflowers around the estate. All the project activities will be healthy activities that build community spirit & give participants a sense of pride in their local green spaces.
BETRA Saturday Eco club activity schedule
These activities may be changed due to weather & other factors
Week 1 Saturday 22nd April - Pond dipping & painting using brushes made from plants / twigs
Week 2 Saturday 29th April - Bird Box making
Week 3 Saturday 6th May - Planting trees &/or flowers & games
Week 4 Saturday 13th May - Making bug hotel & games
Week 5 Saturday 20th May - Outdoor cooking
Week 6 Saturday 27th May - Making models using clay / clay tree faces & games
Week 7 Saturday 3rd June - Scavenger hunt & games
Week 8 Saturday 10th June – Pruning hedge & games
Week 9 Saturday 17th June – Tie dye t-shirts
Week 10 Saturday 24th June – Film making using cameras
Week 11 Saturday 1st July – Outdoor cooking
Saturday 8th July – No activity
Week 12 Saturday 15th July – Project end celebration