Young Rangers 

 

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Young Ranger activities this spring are themed on 'Discovery'

This is the first phase of the excellent John Muir Trust Environmental Award (Discover - Explore - Conserve - Share).  All activities are delivered in a covid-safe, outdoor environment in accordance with government guidelines.

Our Young Rangers programme gives young people (aged 12-16) new opprtunities for exploration, learning and adventure in the great outdoors.  Led by qualified and experienced outdoor leaders and youth workers, Young Rangers offers a meaningful and fun activities in the special landscape of the Shropshire Hills.

What’s involved?

Action - positive and fun work to help protect and conserve some of Shropshire’s most                important wildlife, landscapes and habitats.

Skills - opportunities for outdoor learning and skills development, including countryside crafts, navigation training, bushcraft and wildlife surveying.

Leadership - finding a voice for, and promoting greater representation of young people in decisions which affect them and our local landscape.

Recognition - celebrating and receiving recognition through the John Muir Award, a well    established environmental award.

Click here to YouTube to hear from the Clee Hill Young Rangers (pictured below)

Clee Hill Young Rangers

Help us to plan a fun and rewarding activity programme by completing this short survey: 

outdoor activity menu questionnaire

Stay connected with nature - join Shropshire Hills Young Rangers!  

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For more information please contact:

  • Joe Penfold, Young Rangers Project Officer (for young ranger groups in the Pontesbury, Stiperstones, Bishops Castle and Clun area) joe.penfold@shropshire.gov.uk                             or
  • Rich Morley, South Shropshire Youth Forum (for young ranger groups in the Craven Arms, Church Stretton and Clee Hill area) richssyf@yahoo.com                                                                                                       

Young Rangers is supported by the National Lottery Heritage Lottery Fund and the following organisations 

Heritage Fund logo South Shropshire Youth Forum logo        Shropshire's great Outdoors logo