Young Rangers 


Young Rangers in the Shropshire Hills illustrations


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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)                             or
  • Rich Morley, South Shropshire Youth Forum (for young ranger groups in the Craven Arms, Church Stretton and Clee Hill area)                                                                                                       

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