Young Rangers 


Young Rangers offers young people (aged 12-16) new opportunities for exploration, learning and adventure in the great outdoors. 

Led by qualified and experienced outdoor leaders and youth workers, this programme offers meaningful and fun activities in the special landscape of the Shropshire Hills.

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Up and coming activities...

Habitat mapping - 10:30pm -2:30pm, Sat 4th September, Nils Quarry, Pontesbury

Spyschool! - 10am - 3pm, Sat 25th September, Walcott Wood, Bishops Castle


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

Interested in joining Young Rangers? Register here!  

register to join

For more information please contact:

  • Joe Penfold, Young Rangers Project Officer (for groups in the Pontesbury, Stiperstones, Bishops Castle and Clun area)                             or
  • Rich Morley, South Shropshire Youth Forum (for groups in the Craven Arms, Church Stretton and Clee Hill area)

what's Green Leaders 

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