eNewsletter Winter 2019

Peterborough Environment Capital

Enjoy some outdoor fun with upcoming Nene Park events

This winter Nene Park has a whole range of activities to get you out in the great outdoors! From sailing to bushcraft skills to windsurfing, there is something for all the family.

 

Further information on the events below can be found on the Nene Park Trust events page.

 

02/03/19

Bushcraft Skills - Charcoal Stick Making

Join a member of NPT and learn how to make charcoal sticks from wood, using a tin box and fire.

Time: 10.30am and 1.30pm, 12noon and 3pm

Cost: £5.50

Age: 7+

 

11/03/19

Nature Tots

A fun monthly outdoor parent and toddler group. Each session has a nature theme and will include a messy craft activity, time to explore the beautiful outdoors, story and songtime.

Time: 10am, 11.30am

Cost: £3.50

Age: 2yrs+

 

16/03/19

Moments with trees, end of Project celebration

Join to see the huge amount of work undertaken through this 2 year project

Time: 11:00, 15:00

Cost: free

Age: any age

 

25/03/19

Nature Tots

A fun monthly outdoor parent and toddler group. Each session has a nature theme and will include a messy craft activity, time to explore the beautiful outdoors, story and songtime.

Time: 10am, 11.30am

Cost: £3.50

Age: 2yrs+

 

26/03/19

Adult Sailing Taster

A taster designed for beginners, this session introduces the basic concepts of sailing. Learn about personal preparation, balancing and turning the boat through the wind. Taster sessions are suitable for anyone aged 16years +.

Time: 10:00, 12:00

Cost: £25 per person

Age: 16 years +

 

31/03/19

Family and Friends Volunteering: Moments with Trees

Make a difference by helping the Rangers out in the Park and supporting the Moments with Trees project

Time: 10:00 & 13:00, 12:00 & 15:00

Cost: Free

Age: 5 yrs +

 

06/04/19

Adult RYA Start Sailing Level 1

This 2 day course covers how to sail in all directions, including an awareness of launching and recovery. winds under supervision.

Time: 10:00, 16:00

Cost: £155

Age: 16 years +

 

06/04/19

Easter Holiday Trail

Collect a trail sheet and hunt for clues around Ferry Meadows. Collect a prize at the end.

Time: 10:00, 16:30

Cost: £1.00

Age: Any age.

 

06/04/19

Junior Sailing Club

Come and join our qualified sailing instructor at our Junior Sailing Club for 8 to 16 yr olds. Learn basic sailing techniques and manouvres, capsize procedures and learn parts of the boat. We will play games and generally have fun in the water.

Time: 15:00, 16:30

Cost: £20

Age: 8 years to 16 years

 

08/04/19

Nature Tots

A fun monthly outdoor parent and toddler group. Each session has a nature theme and will include a messy craft activity, time to explore the beautiful outdoors, story and songtime.

Time: 10am, 11.30am

Cost: £3.50

Age: 2yrs+

 

08/04/19

Youth RYA Sailing - stage 1

This two day course covers basic sailing skills, rope work and collision avoidance. After the course participants will be able to tack and control boat speed and understand basic principles.

Time: 10:00, 16:00

Cost: £155

Age: 8 years to 16 years

 

09/04/19

Froglife Dragon Fun Day

Hop over to the Discovery Den between 10:30am and 3:30pm for Easter holiday fun with the Froglife Dragon Finders!

Time: 10:30, 15:30

Cost: Free

Age: Any age

 

09/04/19

Froglife Wildlife workshop

Book onto this fun 1 hour workshop to learn about amphibians, reptiles and how to make your green space more attractive to wildlife!

Time: 14:00, 15:00

Cost: Free

Age: Any age

 

10/04/19

Bringing Nature Closer Walk

Join Chris Park of the project development team for a walk around the project area to find out about the project and what its aims are in terms of improvement to the wildlife habitat and viewing opportunities in the Park.

Time: 09:30, 11:00

Cost: £2

Age: 10yrs+

 

10/04/19

Wild Wednesday

Children and adults are welcome to come and join in some seasonal and wild crafts.

Time: 10am, 2pm

Cost: £1 per craft made.

Age: Any age

 

10/04/19

Youth RYA Sailing - stage 2

This 2 day course covers launching and recovery, steering, parts of the boat and basic sailing. After the course participants will be able to steer and understand basic principles.

Time: 10:00, 16:00

Cost: £155

Age: 8 years to 16 years

 

11/04/19

We're Going On A Bear Hunt

Join us for crafts, storytime and a walk around the Park to find Barney the Bear.

Time: 10.30am and 1.30pm, 12noon and 3pm

Cost: £5.50

Age: 3yrs+

 

13/04/19

Bushcraft Skills: Elder Crafts

Learn how to use tools to turn Elder sticks into a variety of crafts.

Time: 10:30am and 1:30pm, 12noon and 3pm

Cost: £5.50

Age: 7yrs+

 

13/04/19

Junior Sailing Club

Come and join our qualified sailing instructor at our Junior Sailing Club for 8 to 16 yr olds. Learn basic sailing techniques and manoeuvres, capsize procedures and learn parts of the boat. We will play games and generally have fun in the water.

Time: 15:00, 16:30

Cost: £20

Age: 8 years to 16 years

 

15/04/19

M.A.D Multi Activity Days

Want something to do during the school holidays? Why not come and join in with one of our Multi Activity Days

Time: 09:00, 17:00

Cost: £37 or £170 for a week

Age: 8-16yrs

 

15/04/19

Pond Dipping

Come along to our drop in session and spend some time pond dipping and identifying the fascinating creatures you find.

Time: 12noon, 3pm

Cost: Free – donations welcome

Age: 5yrs+

 

15/04/19

RYA youth Windsurfing Course, stage 1&2

This 2 day (consecutive days) intensive course teaches participants the basics of windsurfing, including the key techniques and skills you need for success in this watersport.

Time: 10:00, 16:00

Cost: 1£55.00

Age: 8-16yrs

 

16/04/19

M.A.D Multi Activity Days

Want something to do during the school holidays? Why not come and join in with one of our Multi Activity Days

Time: 09:00, 17:00

Cost: £37

Age: 8-16yrs

 

17/04/19

M.A.D Multi Activity Days

Want something to do during the school holidays? Why not come and join in with one of our Multi Activity Days

Time: 09:00, 17:00

Cost: £37

Age: 8-16yrs

 

17/04/19

Wild Wednesday

Children and adults are welcome to come and join in some seasonal and wild crafts.

Time: 10am, 2pm

Cost: £1 per craft made.

Age: Any age.

 

18/04/19

M.A.D Multi Activity Days

Want something to do during the school holidays? Why not come and join in with one of our Multi Activity Days

Time: 09:00 17:00

Cost: £37

Age: 8-16yrs

 

19/04/19

Easter Egg Hunt

Oh no, the Easter Bunny has misplaced all of his Easter eggs, can you and your family help him find them in time to for Easter!

Time: 10:30am and 1:30pm, 12noon and 3pm

Cost: £5.00

Age: 5+

 

19/04/19

M.A.D Multi Activity Days

Want something to do during the school holidays? Why not come and join in with one of our Multi Activity Days

Time: 09:00, 17:00

Cost: £37

Age: 8-16yrs

 

20/04/19

Junior Sailing Club

Come and join our qualified sailing instructor at our Junior Sailing Club for 8 to 16 yr olds. Learn basic sailing techniques and manouvres, capsize procedures and learn parts of the boat. We will play games and generally have fun in the water.

Time: 15:00 16:30

Cost: £20

Age: 8 years to 16 years

 

21/04/19

Easter Egg Hunt

Oh no, the Easter Bunny has misplaced all of his Easter eggs, can you and your family help him find them in time to for Easter!

Time: 10:30am and 1:30pm, 12noon and 3pm

Cost: £5.00

Age: 5+

 

22/04/19

Nature Tots

A fun monthly outdoor parent and toddler group. Each session has a nature theme and will include a messy craft activity, time to explore the beautiful outdoors, story and songtime.

Time: 10am, 11.30am

Cost: £3.50

Age: 2yrs+

 

27/04/19

Adult RYA Sailing - Basic Skills level 2

This 2 day course covers rigging, launching, and sailing in all directions as well as capsize recovery and essential safety knowledge. After the course participants will be able to sail and make decisions in good conditions.

Time: 10:00, 16:00

Cost: £155

Age: 16 years +

 

27/04/19

Junior Sailing Club

Come and join our qualified sailing instructor at our Junior Sailing Club for 8 to 16 yr olds. Learn basic sailing techniques and manoeuvres, capsize procedures and learn parts of the boat. We will play games and generally have fun in the water

Time: 15:00, 16:30

Cost: £20

Age: 8 years to 16 years

 

28/04/19

Family and Friends Volunteering: Moments with Trees

Make a difference by helping the Rangers out in the Park and supporting the Moments with Trees project

Time: 10:00 & 13:00,12:00 & 15:00

Cost: Free

Age: 5 yrs +

 

30/04/19

Adult Sailing Taster

A taster designed for beginners, this session introduces the basic concepts of sailing. Learn about personal preparation, balancing and turning the boat through the wind. Taster sessions are suitable for anyone aged 16years +.

Time: 10:00 12:00

Cost: £25 per person

Age: 16 years +

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