Nature Ninja Awards

Engaging with Nature Ninja awards can provide great ‘starting points’, especially for children who struggle with social interactions within a group

What are Nature Ninja awards?

  • They’re an aspect of regular Forest School sessions. Nature Ninja awards being designed particularly, but not exclusively, for children who struggle with group interactions
  • There are 4 seasonal awards, each running over a 3 month period, available within Forest School sessions that run on Sundays or Mondays
  • Nature Ninja awards provide structured ‘starting points’ to be engaged with for as much of a Forest School session as required
  • Attendance required for a minimum of 6 sessions, during a particular season, to achieve the award and a certificate
  • The objectve of Nature Ninja awards  is to promote building a relationship between the learner and the natural world

What is Forest School?

  • Forest School is a long term process, using a learner centered model, with the aim of building motivation,, resilience, risk assessment and independence, with the aim of building self-esteem
  • Forest School is a long-term process, rather than a series of one-off activity sessions. Observations by the Forest School leader shape sessions and activities, to benefit needs of individual children attending
  • Susan Collini has Level 3 leader qualifications in Forest School and Social Forestry and has a background of working with special educational needs
  • The objective of Outdoor Tribe’s Forest School is to promote physical, emotional and social development through supported activities and free play within a woodland environment


Season related activities are designed for all ages and abilities


Engage with activities in any order & complete during sessions or at home


Successful outcomes build confidence, social skills and self esteem

Session Costs

block of six sessions

Available weekdays & weekends
during each Nature Ninja season

£60 per child

single sessions

Good idea for taster sessions or for those
who wish to attend infrequently

£12 per child

Please feel free to read about our Terms and conditions relating to Forest School/Nature Ninja awards









Nature Ninja Awards

 Suitable for all ages and abilities

Children can engage with one, two or all 4 season-related Nature Ninja awards

Awards encourage building of self confidence and self esteem while learning about and connecting with nature

Activities can be completed during woodland sessions or at home









Autumn Sessions

Sundays or Monday dates available at 10.30 – 12.30

September 10th, 11th, 17th, 18th, 24th, 25th

October  8th, 9th, 15th, 16th, 22nd, 23rd, 29th, 30th

November 5th, 6th, 19th, 20th, 26th, 27th

Oxlip Wood

My son always leaves the session energised and wanting to do more

Parental feedback


He is always so excited to tell people what he has done and his confidence has grown so much.

Parental feedback


Being in a small “safe” group with trusted adults has definitely helped develop social skills.

Parental feedback


I feel the whole forest school experience has really enriched their lives

Parental feedback


Booking now for Sept/Oct/Nov sessions