Our Courses

We offer holiday forest camps and longterm Forest After-School and Home-school programmes for kids. For adults wishing to learn about Forest School we offer experiential workshops for teachers, third-level institutions, early years teachers, parents and outdoor practitioners.

Children’s Programmes

We offer Forest After-School and holiday kids camps for age 5 to 10 years. Our venue is Larchill Arcadian Gardens near Kilcock, on the Kildare/Meath border. For a full range of seasonal events click the button below.

If you are looking for a local Forest School Leader closer to you please check out the Irish Forest School Association map!

Outdoor REC2 First Aid

Remote Emergency Care Level 2 (REC 2) Outdoor First Aid

We offer 16hr two-day courses (Full REC2) and 8hr REC2 refresher courses. This course is taught by a paramedic who works with the Dublin Fire Brigade who is also in Mountain Rescue.

The certificate is valid for 3 yrs and can be revalidated with a 1-day refersher course. The course is run completely outdoors in Co. Wicklow.

Adult Trainings & CPD’s

Forest School Ireland offers a two-day ‘Introduction to Forest School Ethos and Principles’ and 1 day ‘Introduction to Forest School’ courses designed for your needs and settings.

See link below for course descriptions or contact us to arrange a training for your organisation at info@forestschoolireland.ie.

Forest School Leader Certificate training
To find out more about how to become an OCN certified Forest School Leader and what is involved in the training please follow this link.
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