The Apricot Centre approach often includes working on our farm or with activities and experiences in nature. You can find out what is currently on offer by visiting our Huxhams Cross Farm website for activities in Devon. In East Anglia we periodically deliver wellbeing groups or activities on farms or in natural environment.
Benefits of nature based activities are increasingly being researched and evidenced in relation to child and adolescent stress, mental health and wellbeing. Some of these are:
We believe the natural environment provides a space for encouraging play, creativity, improving relationships and teamwork, and helping young people become more aware of themselves, of others and on their connection to nature.
Some of the activities offered via the "Children at the Edge of Potential" programme
If you are interested in having workshops for your school or youth group please contact firstname.lastname@example.org