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March 4, 2018

Hello.   My name is jay.  I am 17 and 1/4.  I go to Miss Elvy's Curious School of the Wild.  I am a youth Leader. 

My specialities are: 

  • Being a wild Dinner Lady  

  • Following kids who may find themselves in peril. 

  • I have a specia...

February 25, 2018

Hello, I am Lochlainn, an adventurer from Nik Elvy‘s Curious school of the Wild.

My mum is also a leader with Miss Elvy

and so is Sarah ‘O Toole.

If you went to one of the sessions (without breaking a leg) you may want to make a den or climb a tree

instead of st...

February 18, 2018

What follows is a cool and very exciting list of outdoor blogs. 

They are not categorised or in any order priority at all.  I could not bring myself to make any judgement, even a tiny pigeon-holing one, on any hardworking outdoor person who still manages to find time, e...

February 13, 2018

The winter months bring us a perfect opportunity to focus on outdoor cooking.  There is an assumption that Summer is the time for outdoor cooking.  In fact, cooking during Winter means we have a fire for warmth and also some tasty hot food and drink to help us manage t...

February 11, 2018

Let's talk about the weather.   Our nation's favourite polite topic of conversation.

Your neighbours always know more about the weather than the met office

So, it's February and I have, this winter, spent many more days than usual in the rain.  I am outside for at l...

January 4, 2018

Jazz up your winter nights with some outdoor darkness time.

January and February can feel like long, dark, dull months especially after all of the festivities have ended.  Don't sit around waiting for Spring and daylight to return.  Make the most of what you've got.  Fi...

January 2, 2018

Happy New Year!!  We all hope that 2018 and will bring better things.  One way to make this happen is to spend more wild time outside.  Here are my top 10 tips for EASY fun times to be had in the wild this year.

1. Take a flask on a walk.  Having hot food...

August 13, 2017

"Hi, I'm Zack and these are my thoughts on Adventurers."

"It is a fun session which I use to escape technology on Saturday."

"Me being one of the people who started when it started I haven’t missed a single session." 

"It is fun and enjoyable. We have a fire every other w...

July 18, 2017

Any leaders or educators involved in outdoor learning of any kind are particularly well placed to make food and cooking a crucial part of what they do. And I have decided to make a commitment to putting food learning at the heart of what we do in our groups.  

The...

June 18, 2017

My time in Miss Elvy's Curious School of the Wild as an Art Student  

I'm Sophie and I'm a 21-year-old art student from Cornwall, studying in Bath. I had an outdoorsy childhood and I spent a lot of time outside in nature. I think that nature inspired...

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