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.  


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...

June 11, 2017

Those of you who know us well, know we love the microadventure movement, it's easy, free and the best fun.  It definitely jazzes up every month for me, especially if we have got too involved in work, domestic stuff or too much school fluff, it cleans all of that out an...

June 7, 2017

So, I just told my kids that starting in 2007 the Oxford Junior English Dictionary began to remove words associated with nature from the dictionary.  By 2012, 50 words associated with nature, the countryside and the seasons were removed and replaced with other more tec...

May 28, 2017

So I will begin by saying that I am definitely not sponsored by anyone so these opinions are my own and come from experience of being outside with groups or my family most days throughout the year in all weathers.

I don't have a giant budget so most of these items will...

May 21, 2017

Adventure Dictionary Definition


1.an exciting or very unusual experience.

2.participation in exciting undertakings or enterprises:

the spirit of adventure.

3.a bold, usually risky undertaking; hazardous action of uncertain o...

May 14, 2017

Even a cup of tea tastes better when brewed outside, why is that?  We are coming into summer and warmer weather and so many people will be cooking on barbecues in their back gardens despite having perfectly serviceable kit in their houses just steps away, what is that...

Hello I am Rudy and I am Nik Elvy's daughter.  I have the fidgets where I just have to move and energetically do things all of the time.  My mum calls them my wiggles but the point is that outside I am always releasing my wiggles but in school and in class I have somet...

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