Supporting families with getting outdoors

Natureplay for families and pre-school children We supported many families during the October holidays in a number of different ways. We continued our nature play sessions for a further two weeks, giving parents more time to spend with their children in the outdoors. The nature play sessions have been

2020-10-27T12:28:09+00:00October 27th, 2020|

Supporting Schools with Outdoor Learning

Outdoor Learning Challenge 2019 This time last year was the Outdoor Learning Challenge in Holyrood park hosted by City of Edinburgh Council. We worked with around 150 pupils over two days, lighting kelly kettles, toasting marshmallows, drinking hot chocolate and listening to stories in the tipi tent. Unfortunately

2020-10-01T08:55:18+01:00October 1st, 2020|

The Green Team meets Cabinet Secretary

sharing our volunteering support with Aileen Campbell Today we presented at an online meeting with Aileen Campbell, Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Local Government. The Green Team was one of six organisations presenting, as recipients of funding through the Volunteering Support Fund.  Impact Funding Partners asked us to

2020-09-23T14:06:14+01:00September 23rd, 2020|

Green Team offers Nature Connection for Volunteer Leaders

nature connection After 18 weeks of meeting online, some of the Nature Connection group met at Bawsinch Nature reserve in Duddingston ... 4 hours of wellbeing activities and reconnecting was just the ticket on an extremely hot day. The Nature Connection Group was started at the beginning of

2020-08-27T09:20:52+01:00August 25th, 2020|

The Green Team supports CAMHS programme

Supporting positive mental health and reconnecting with nature Lockdown has been challenging for a lot of young people. This is especially true for young people with autistic spectrum disorder or mental health issues. With some Covid response funding from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation we ran two summer programmes

2020-08-05T16:40:59+01:00August 5th, 2020|
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