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Course Title:

Forest Families

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Course Description:

Would you like to promote a team working approach into your family? Our Forest Families course will help you and your family to understand the real benefits of working together by developing some forest skills and spending some quality time in the great outdoors around beautiful Wentworth Castle.

On this short course, amongst other things, you and your family will learn to build a shelter, work safely with tools, identify some volunteering opportunities locally and also produce a digital book of photos and thoughts to remember this wonderful experience.

This course is for families with young people aged between 11 and 18 years old who live in a Barnsley postcode.


Entry requirements:

There are no formal requirements required to access this course.

What could this course lead to?

Other outdoor learning opportunities such as Forest Confidence and Forest Skills, or you may like to try an indoor classroom and enrol on one or two of our English, maths or digital courses.

Funding Support Statement:

You may be eligible to access this course for free if you are unemployed, on certain benefits, or earn £17,374.50 a year or less.  We can confirm when you apply or contact our Student Support Services team to learn more.

Need more Information?

You can find out more about Northern College and the courses on offer at one of our Virtual Open Events

Tuition Fee: Free*

* Please note the fee displayed is for the tuition fee only. If you are staying overnight at the college and you are not eligible for residential funding, there will be an additional charge to cover bed, breakfast and evening meal.
* Please confirm with The College Registry as fees can change and also with regards to your circumstances (unless otherwise stated).

email : mis at northern dot ac dot uk
Tel : 01226 776000