Pete Pedals on for Young Carers

2021-08-31T16:15:10+01:00August 31st, 2021|

A mid-way update from Pete's Pedal - powering on! Young carers, not out of choice but out of necessity, find themselves with the enormous responsibility of caring for parents, siblings or other family members. They face a huge challenge as they try to juggle school and looking after

Meet The Green Team: Volunteer with us

2021-08-31T13:23:48+01:00August 28th, 2021|

13-19th September: Edinburgh Napier University Student’s Association Climate Week As part of a week-long campaign to raise awareness of climate challenges and the part we can all play in making a difference, The Green Team will be running a conservation day for new students at Napier University to experience

Home Education Groups Return for the Autumn

2021-08-31T15:59:50+01:00August 23rd, 2021|

The Green Team’s Home Education groups are back for the autumn! For the past school year and when possible during the covid pandemic, The Green Team staff have been working with young people who were already being home schooled. The programme gives them a social experience of time in

Transition Days for City of Edinburgh Council A Great Success

2021-08-31T11:31:02+01:00August 19th, 2021|

A special thank you card from two young people at the South Queensferry Transition Days We were delighted to be asked by the Lifelong Learning and Development Team at The City of Edinburgh Council to run 3 transition days for 6 young people from different primary schools moving

The Green Team is Recruiting

2021-08-05T13:59:17+01:00August 5th, 2021|

The Green Team has a vacancy for a Trainee Outdoor Youth Worker funded through Race for Nature and the Government’s Kickstart scheme to tackle the longstanding lack of racial diversity in the environmental movement. The environmental sector is the second least racially diverse profession in the UK after farming

What’s coming up

2021-08-05T13:40:16+01:00August 3rd, 2021|

After what has been a really busy summer for our team this year, we aren't resting on our laurels once school starts back. There's lots to look forward to.... Nature Play for pre-school children and their parents/carers restarts at the end of August with morning sessions running on a

A busy summer for our staff team

2021-08-05T12:35:23+01:00August 1st, 2021|

The summer holidays are normally a time for slowing down for many of our Green Team staff as programmes take a pause, but this summer it's been a busy time as we enjoy getting back to sharing our love of nature with lots of young people. Nature Play

Pete’s Pedal for Young Carers

2021-07-22T11:22:51+01:00July 1st, 2021|

Pete’s Pedal: Raising funds for The Green Team’s Young Carers ‘Time in Nature’ ProgrammeCycling and outdoor enthusiasts of all ages will be amazed to hear of Peter Wright’s 941km pedal around the watershed of Scotland. Peter is taking on this monumental challenge to raise funds to enable The

Green Wellies Feel Good Factor

2021-07-01T11:25:12+01:00June 10th, 2021|

Connecting with nature Today I walked past what seemed like fields of buttercups and clover, where orchids painted tiny splashes of purple in a canvas of yellow and green. As I turned, there, to my left was another swathe of wildflowers filled with the not-quite-yellow, yellow-rattle. When

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