Step into Science and discover how Brilliant Butterflies thrive on London’s chalk grassland nature reserves.
This is an exciting, free opportunity for young people aged 14 – 16 to learn and develop key skills in urban nature conservation. This hands-on course takes place at Hutchinson’s Bank, over a number of weeks. Join conservation professionals from London Wildlife Trust to learn about the importance of pollinating insects and enjoy the great outdoors.
Young people will gain a Level 1 Media and Journalism accreditation with Headliners (UK) and work towards a John Muir Award. Providing the unique opportunity to record experiences in a number of innovative ways.
Work gloves for the group will be covered and travel expenses within London.
We are looking for young people aged 14 - 16 to join us this autumn, in order to encourage diversity and inclusivity within the environment sector, we particularly welcome sign-ups from young people who meet at least one of the following:
- Young people from BAME backgrounds (Black, Asian or minority ethnic),
- Young people living in socio-economically deprived areas in London.
- We also welcome applicants who may have SENDs (special educational needs and disabilities). Young people will need to be able to work independently at times and without 1-2-1 supervision.
This autumn 2020 course consists of five days, please ensure you can attend all dates before signing up:
- Tuesday 27th October
- Thursday 29th October
- Saturday 7th November
- Saturday 14th November
- Saturday 21st November
Please note spaces are limited to 10 participants. Once places are filled we will allocate a waiting list.
For more information or to be added to the waiting list please contact Catherine.
Step into Science is a collaboration programme between Brilliant Butterflies and Keeping it Wild.