Hopetoun Explorers

This is an exciting outdoor based club for 7-12 year olds with a keen interest in nature and the outdoors, whatever the weather.

Hopetoun Explorers

About Hopetoun Explorers

1st Feb 2022 to 11th Dec 2022
10am - 12pm one Sunday per month
Hopetoun House
Hopetoun House Hopetoun, South Queensferry EH30 9SL
£70 per year, £7 per session
Call 1313193956
Visit the event website here
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This is an exciting outdoor based club for 7-12 year olds with a keen interest in nature and the outdoors, whatever the weather.

Each session has a different theme ranging from den building and bushcraft, exploring and looking after the local wildlife, to treasure hunting. It entails a good variety of hands-on activities and crafts, mixed with healthy fresh air.

The Hopetoun Explorers meet one Sunday a month from 10am to 12noon at Hopetoun House. The majority of sessions are led outside in the grounds with sessions occasionally taking place inside and are led by the experienced Hopetoun Education and Ranger team.

For further information and the full programme please contact education@hopetoun.co.uk or call 0131 319 3957

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