Grab a cuppa and enjoy 15 minutes watching this video of how S2 pupils from Webster's High School in Kirriemuir's had a Big Adventure…3 days of cycling, paddle boarding, and walking in their local area.
The Forest School Association have shared this IOL webpage on Adventure Activities (complied by the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority). This links to reports about incidents, accidents and near misses that have happened in adventure activities or similar, closely related activities.
School Outdoor Learning has shared an interview with Tim Gill (15 August 2022) on this topic. This is available in text format and an audio link. Tim refers to play in school time and in local neighbourhoods, with a cultural shift towards over-protection.
How can organised outdoor spaces compensate for children’s lack of risk and challenge in everyday life? Nursery World (March 29, 2022) explores this topic, with input from the Forest School Association. Sara Knight explores Forest School perspective on risk in this Early Education article .
Youth workers might be interested in this six-day training course Adventures in Global Education. This aims to help you explore active global citizenship through outdoor educational activities. The application deadline: 27 August 2021.