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Summer Field Studies Residential

River Feshie Field Studies Residential Join us for five nights in the Caledonian pine forests of Glenfeshie in the heart of the Cairngorm mountains. During this week the mighty River Feshie will be our teacher as it snakes and braids its way through rewilded glens filled with ancient pines.

2024-02-01T11:34:55+00:00February 1st, 2024|

Main Programmes Price Increase

As of 1st January 2024 we will be applying a price increase to our main programmes. Prices have remained at the same level for 10 years and we continued to keep our prices static during covid and the ensuing cost of living crisis.  Unfortunately it remains untenable for our

2023-12-14T13:55:20+00:00December 1st, 2023|

Green Team becomes Volunteer Charter Champion

We're a Volunteer Charter Champion! At The Green Team we place considerable value on our volunteers and recognise the enormous contribution they make to the success of our organisation and to the lives of the young people involved in our programmes. That is why in October this year we

2023-12-07T16:34:46+00:00November 1st, 2023|

Green Shoots – changing lives

Green Shoots: Transition Days Our Green Shoots programme supports young people around the age of 12-14 (S1-S3) who are experiencing challenges in their life. The programme runs during term time in blocks of 8-10 weeks and gives the young people the opportunity to develop as individuals in a safe

2023-08-24T18:15:16+01:00August 15th, 2023|

Summer Residential on Eigg

At the start of the summer holidays a group from Skylarks and Green Volunteers spent a week on the majestic Isle of Eigg.  Working alongside community groups and the local wildlife rangers, we cleared around the orchard apple trees to help with local food initiatives, helped in the tree

2023-08-24T20:06:53+01:00July 24th, 2023|

Edinburgh Youth and Children’s Work Strategy 2023-2028

Penny with the Edinburgh Youth and Children's Work Strategy Document (spot the Green Team Volunteers on the cover!)written by Penny Radway, CEO of The Green TeamI was delighted to attend the launch event of this strategy at the City Chambers on 3rd May, particularly as the Green Team was well

2023-05-25T16:12:24+01:00May 5th, 2023|

We’re crowdfunding for an electric minibus

We're crowdfunding! And the wonderful thing about this crowdfunder is that the Aviva Community Fund is match funding donations 100%. Your support would help us to replace our ageing, diesel minibus with a new electric minibus - ensuring that we can continue to deliver our vital programmes, with a

2023-05-23T15:04:03+01:00April 20th, 2023|

The Green Team attends Teach the Future Reception

written by Lorna Street, board member.Two of our young volunteers (Harris and Abby) went to the Scottish Parliament for the ‘Teach the Future’ campaign reception on 22nd March, with a trustee in tow, me - Lorna Street.Here, Harris and Abby share their experience of the evening:Harris: We went to a

2023-05-25T16:08:44+01:00March 27th, 2023|
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