There are many advantages to engaging young people with their local woodlands, forests and the natural world more broadly, including benefits to mental and physical health,
There are many advantages to engaging young people with their local woodlands, forests and the natural world more broadly, including benefits to mental and physical health, sense of community, belonging, connection to heritage and the positive impact on the environment.
In this training session aimed at the youth work sector or anyone working with young people, you will hear guidance and advice from expert speakers on this topic and come away feeling inspired and more equipped to implement these ideas and methods into your own youth work practice.
Aims & Objectives:
To be better equipped to engage young people and youth groups with local woodlands, forests and green spaces.
Learn from case studies sharing best practice, guidance and advice based on their own experiences engaging communities in green spaces.
Be inspired to implement some of the learnings from the training session with your own youth groups and young people.
To understand the benefits involved in engaging young people with green spaces, and how to overcome any challenges.
More information on the expert speakers to follow.
The mission of SYPF is for young people, forestry experts and landowners to work in collaboration to co-design, create and govern their own forest, inspiring a movement of young people’s forests across the country.