Prehistory Residential Trips
School Trips @ Celtic Harmony
We are looking forward to being able to welcome your pupils for an inspiring Prehistory trip from this summer term.
We guarantee that if you book today and need to cancel due to Covid 19 government restrictions we will offer a full refund.
Celtic Harmony Camp is a Covid Secure Venue set in 13 acres of woodland with space for children to spend the day outdoors in the open air. Celtic Harmony holds the 'Good to Go' pledge with Visit England and Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge. We have precautions in place including more hand wash and anti-bacterial stations and deep cleaning of resources and facilities between bubble visits. The health and safety of visiting children has always been our utmost priority.
We look forward to giving your pupils a WOW Prehistory experience in the safe outdoor setting of Celtic Harmony Camp, Bourne Wood.
Live as clans and learn primitive skills with our costumed team of professional educators. Enjoy a WOW Prehistory Residential trip packed with hands-on activities in a beautiful woodland setting lead by our dedicated education team of archers, warriors, storytellers, farmers, woodsmen and weavers. The seven roundhouses create a village feel to explore the technology and lifestyle of ancient Britain.
There are 1 one night and two 2 night Residential programmes currently offered at Celtic Harmony Camp, both feature a unique sleepover in an authentically reconstructed Iron Age roundhouse (with the modern day perks of insulation, heating and lighting added in!).
Why book Celtic Harmony for Residential School Trips and Educational Visits?
Work together to earn gold coins for your clan during your WOW Prehistory residential packed with hands-on activities in a beautiful woodland setting and explore seven roundhouses as you learn first hand the technology and lifestyle of Prehistory.
Our expert educators have designed your stay to link with the new history curriculum at KS2 and team building / transition skills for KS3.
Which Curriculum Subjects do you cater for?
Curriculum topics available: Healthy Living, Healthy eating, Teamwork and resilience, Mental health and awareness.
At Celtic Harmony, as long well as History, children learn many different skills. Such as:
- How to set simple goals
- Feel positive about themselves
- To listen to people, and play and work cooperatively
- Sustainable and healthy way of life
Residential Trips Themed Activities cover the period of Changes in Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age. Please see the examples of Activities, Topics, Workshops, Programmes for more detailed information.
At Celtic Harmony Camp children step into ancient Britain and experience Celtic life from the Stone Age, Bronze Age and Iron Age through our programme of multi-sensory, experiential activities. School groups, led by our costumed education team take part in activities such as pottery, grinding grain and making bread, weaving on warp-weighted looms, bartering and trading with Celtic coins, archery, arts and crafts, fire lighting, warrior demonstrations and storytelling.
What activities are available during group visits?
The Prehistory Explorer (2 days/1 night) is a perfect first residential experience with a dedicated costumed educator to guide you throughout your stay as your pupils have the opportunity to learn about working together and become more independent.
The Prehistory Adventure (3 days/ 2 nights) will immerse pupils in 800,000 years of Prehistory as they journey from Stone Age Hunter Gatherers, to Bronze Age Farmers and Iron Age Warriors. This programme encourages pupils to work together to solve problems in their clans as they experience ancient Britain hands-on.
The Go Tribal Transition (3 days/ 2 nights) is a dynamic residential designed to develop confidence and communication skills in order to cope with new situations. Pupils will develop a range of woodland knowledge and build on their resilience, as well as problem solving and primitive skills.
Prehistory Explorer is £119/child, and both Prehistory Adventure and the Go Tribal Transition is £199/child. Adult helpers are £20/adult/night, recommended ratio: 1:8
What size groups do you cater for?
Minimum - Maximum number of participants:
Up to 14 children can sleep in each 6m diameter fully insulated roundhouse. There are 25mm gym mats on the floor so children have a comfy night in their sleeping bags. There is a toilet block with seven toilets, a shower and hand wash facilities. Teachers are accommodated in bell tents or other available roundhouses.
Do you offer on-site classroom facilities?
The roundhouses are outdoor classrooms and we have a cafe and outdoor under cover eating area.
Is there first aid on site?
We have first aiders on site and first aid kits.
Do you offer access for visitors with disabilities?
We have a disabled toilet and access for all pathway around the Camp.
Do you cater for visitors with Special Educational Needs (SEN)?
We can tailor make one of our themed days for children with special needs and regularly work with children and adults with learning difficulties.
The Archer’s Rest Café is a heated indoor area for hot meals and seats sixty children. A BBQ dinner is provided on the first night, after which the children can roast marshmallows over the fire in the Chieftain Roundhouse, late night bat walk through the woodland and sleepover in your roundhouse. Continental breakfast is served in the morning and a packed lunch provided for day two.
All risk assessments are in the Prehistory Residential Teacher Pack. Celtic Harmony is a quality badge holder for Learning Outside the Classroom and Adventure Mark for high standard of Archery provision.
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