8+ years

Activities for ages 8+

Check out our sessions for ages 8+ years

From woodland workouts to building dens check out Staffordshire Wildlife Trust's activities for ages 8+ years.


Credit: Helena Dolby 

Nature themed activities


These drop in activities are aimed at 8-16 years olds but all the family are welcome to join in from 0 to 103! We might be building dens, making homes for wildlife or balancing on the slackline.

Sessions are held at Hem Heath Woods and other locations across Staffordshire. No booking required.


Upcoming sessions
Woodland adventures


Are you aged 8-15 years? Do you like spending time in nature? Then why not come and #GetWild with Staffordshire Wildlife Trust on these exciting half day adventures for age 10 yrs -15 yrs only. Meet our Wildchild Officers at the collection point and we will go and explore the nature reserve and woods. Activities could include: Walking in nature, Spotting local wildlife, Building dens or creating a campfire.

Sessions are held at The Roaches, Westport Lake Visitor Centre, Hem Heath Woods plus other locations across Staffordshire. Booking essential 

Upcoming sessions
Woodland Workouts

Credit: Helena Dolby

Outdoor fitness sessions

Woodland Workouts

Woodland Workouts is an exciting twist on regular work out sessions for young people aged 8-15 years. Come along and exercise and socialise outdoors with Staffordshire Wildlife Trust. These sessions turn the wild spaces of Staffordshire into natural gyms, where tree stumps become steps, mossy woodland floors become exercise matts and bird song becomes the sound track to your workout.

Sessions are held during the school holidays at Westport Lake Visitor Centre and Brough Park (Leek). Booking essential 

Upcoming sessions
Youth Action for young people

Tame Valley Wetlands 

Practical conservation tasks

Youth Action

Youth Action is a group for 14-25 year olds who are looking to get involved in nature! Join us for practical conservation tasks in Tamworth, we might be clearing scrub, maintaining paths, planting trees and much more! You'll gain new skills, meet new people, and reap the physical and mental benefits from being outdoors.

Sessions take place at venues across Tamworth. Booking essential. 

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