Castell Dinas Bran, , Vale of Llangollen, Clwydian Range and Dee Valley

Here’s a link to the latest E Bulletin from the John Muir Trust.  It’s highlights include details of two-day residential courses which give a thorough introduction to the John Muir Award:

11-12 March         Wiston Lodge, Scottish Borders
5-6 April               Brathay Hall, Ambelside, Cumbria
31 May-1 June     FSC Nettlecombe Court, Williton, Somerset

There’s also a ‘John Muir Award in Schools’ one-day course is for teachers and others involved in classroom or community learning to find out how the John Muir Award can be integrated: 15 September    John Muir Trust Wildspace, Pitlochry.  For more information including details of how to book click here.

2016 saw the number of John Muir Awards achieved by people from all backgrounds increase by 4%.  Read more details here about what UK-wide activity looked like. Congratulations to everyone who’s been involved!

Use of the John Muir Award by groups supporting adults with health and social care needs is on the increase.  They report the benefits to those who take part as ranging from practical skills acquisition through to improved self-esteem and mental health to increased social inclusion.  Find out about one such project – Brighton Housing Trust’s ‘Finding Futures’ – in our new case study here.

… and much more