About Second Nature
Second Nature offers outdoor bushcraft and nature connection activities in private woodland settings in and around Brighton and Lewes. There are workshops for Schools, Home Education Groups,After School/ Youth Clubs and and Family Groups.
Kids Woodland/ Bushcraft Birthday Parties: Suitable for 5- 12 year olds. Based within lovely private woodland setting within Stanmer Park in Brighton. Bespoke activities tailored to your needs combining activities such as :Camouflage& Woodland Games, Den building challenge, Fire Craft, Campfire Cooking, Marshmallows, Owl Pinata.
Holiday Activities: Bushcraft, Fire Craft, Whittling, Woodland Games, Pond Dipping, Animal Tracking, Nest Box Building & Birding workshops. Sessions are 3-4 hrs usually on Tuesdays and Thursday during School holidays. Please see website or contact directly.
Night Time Family Bat & Owl Prowls: These take place from late April to end of October ( weather depending ) at Stanmer Park. A guided walk in the dark to discover the nocturnal animals. Bat detectors are used to locate and hear bats and identify the type. Learn techniques to call to wild animals and get up close and personal with the Owls.
Workshops for Schools and other groups: Full or half day sessions in the woods at Stanmer Park or other locations locally. All key stages catered for exploring wildlife or Forest School type sessions. Days can be themed or focused on nature studies of species or habitat eg. Trees/ Woodlands, Ponds, Coast, Birds, Mammals, Minibeasts etc. Wildlife Tracking & Techniques to get closer to wildlife, Camouflage, Hibernation, Sensory and Co-operative games and team building activities. John Muir Award - Nicky is an assessor for this outdoor environmental award which celebrates natural wild places and encourages individuals to take personal responsibility for their care. There are 3 levels of awards ranging from 4 day visits upwards. The award can be taught to a group or to individual families. Please see website for further information or contact directly.