These programmes are based on a school visit of thirty pupils, then split into three activity groups. We can cater for groups up to sixty pupils and can modify activity programmes & timings accordingly. Use these in your information to parents

Day visit

Schools can choose a from a wide range of adventure or educational activities to suit curriculum requirements

9:30 – Arrive & Briefing
9:45 – Archery/Climbing/Boat Trip
11:00 – Break & tree climbing
11:30 – Archery/Climbing/Boat Trip
12:45 – Lunch & Free time
13:30 – Archery/Climbing/Boat Trip
14:45 – Debriefing
15:00 – Depart

Long-day visit

This programme includes a lunchtime cooking activity but could be replaced with packed lunches brought by the pupils

9:30 – Arrive & Briefing
9:45 – Archery/Climbing/Boat Trip
11:00 – Break & tree climbing
11:30 – Climbing/Boat Trip/Low ropes
12:45 – Bushcraft lunch
14:00 – Archery/Boat Trip/Low ropes
15:15 – Cake break
15:30 – Archery/Climbing/Low ropes
16:45 – Debrief
17:00 – Depart

Non-residential “Residential”

Everything included apart from sleeping over!!

9:30 – Arrive & Briefing
9:45 – Archery/Climbing/Boat Trip
11:00 – Break & tree climbing
11:30 – Climbing/Boat Trip/Low ropes
12:45 – Bushcraft lunch
14:00 – Archery/Boat Trip/Low ropes
15:15 – Cake break
15:30 – Archery/Climbing/Low ropes
16:45 – Free time
17:00 – The Big Game
18:00 – Supper
19:00 – Night Walk
20:00 – Campfire & Hot Chocolate
21:00 – Off to ‘Bed’ (Home time)

24hr Residential

The pace changes with our residential trips and we have time to extend activity sessions and get more stuck in.

10:00 – Arrive & Briefing
10:15 – Pitch Tents & unpack
11:00 – Drink & Snack
11:15 – Activity Session 1
12:45 – Bushcraft lunch
14:00 – Activity Session 2
16:00 – Cake Break
16:30 – Activity Session 3
18:30 – Supper
19:30 – Night walk
20:30 – Campfire & Hot Chocolate
21:30 – Off to ‘Bed’
22:00 – Quiet in Camp

07:00 – Wake
07:30 – Morning Tea
08:00 – Breakfast
08:30 – Tidying & Tent Inspection
09:00 – Pack bags and strike tents
09:30 – Session 4
11:00 – Break and debrief
11:30 – Depart

2-Day Residential

This trip has an extended second day of activities with a single-night’s stay and works well for local schools without long travelling distances

10:00 – Arrive & Briefing
10:15 – Pitch Tents & unpack
11:00 – Drink & Snack
11:15 – Activity Session 1
12:45 – Bushcraft lunch
14:00 – Activity Session 2
16:00 – Cake Break
16:30 – Activity Session 3
18:30 – Supper
19:30 – Night walk
20:30 – Campfire & Hot Chocolate
21:30 – Off to ‘Bed’
22:00 – Quiet in Camp

07:00 – Wake
07:30 – Morning Tea
08:00 – Breakfast
08:30 – Tidying & Tent Inspection
09:00 – Pack bags and strike tents
09:30 – Session 4
11:00 – Break
11:30 – Session 5
13:00 – Lunch
14:00 – Session 6
16:00 – Cake break
16:30 – Depart

48hr+ Residential

Longer residentials follow a similar pattern with additional activities and special Birch Hall Adventures treats, teams games and extended activities.

10:00 – Arrive & Briefing
10:15 – Pitch Tents & unpack
11:00 – Drink & Snack
11:15 – Activity Session 1
12:45 – Bushcraft lunch
14:00 – Activity Session 2
16:00 – Cake Break
16:30 – Activity Session 3
18:30 – Supper
19:30 – Night walk
20:30 – Campfire & Hot Chocolate
21:30 – Off to ‘Bed’
22:00 – Quiet in Camp

07:00 – Wake
07:30 – Morning Tea
08:00 – Breakfast
08:30 – Tidying & Tent Inspection
09:00 – Pack bags and strike tents
09:30 – Session 4
11:00 – Break
11:30 – Session 5
13:00 – Lunch
14:00 – Session 6
16:00 – Cake break
16:30 – Session 7
18:30 – Supper
19:30 – Archery tag competition
20:30 – Campfire & Hot Chocolate
21:30 – Off to ‘Bed’
22:00 – Quiet in Camp

07:00 – Wake
07:30 – Morning Tea
08:00 – Breakfast
08:30 – Tidying & Tent Inspection
09:00 – Pack bags and strike tents
09:30 – Session 8
11:00 – Break and debrief
11:30 – Depart