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.

Kid’s Programmes

We offer Forest After-School and Home-School and holiday kids camps in west Co. Wicklow for age 5 to 10 years. Our venue is Castleruddery Organic Farm near Donard, Co. Wicklow. 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. See link below for course descriptions and available courses.

If you would like to arranged training for your staff, email info@forestschoolireland.ie or call Ciara 086 3199515 for details on bespoke training.

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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