Part of Organised Outdoor Community Play Fund.
The Conservation Volunteers (TCV) works across the UK to create healthier and happier communities for everyone. They do this by connecting people and green spaces to deliver lasting outcomes for both.
TCV have been running Outdoor Nature Play sessions over 20 years, working on projects including ReWild the Child in Glasgow, working in partnership with Children’s Wood, delivering Outdoor Play sessions for children and families with additional support needs, children with autism and we have delivered play sessions for children and families in hospices.
TCV run a School Green Gym programme providing outdoor sessions for schools and training for teachers about the importance of Nature engagement and outdoor play for children’s health and wellbeing.
The Thrive Outdoors team has today (Monday 12 February 2024) launched a new website to showcase the work of the fund and share resources with the play and outdoor sector. The new site will be a hub for outdoor play champions, offering support, guidance and resources – a one-stop-shop for practitioners, education professionals and childmindersRead More
We kicked off the new year by hosting the first online conference of its kind in Scotland – Infant Mental Health: Babies in Scotland 2024. This event was in partnership with the Scottish Government and was our biggest event yet with 588 people attending on the day. It was incredible to get that manyRead More
The Scottish Government has recently asked for views on their proposed Care Leavers Payment. As Scotland’s national mentoring programme for children and young people with care experience, our Fund Manager Christine was in a unique position to gather valuable insights from the young people this will affect. Here’s what she found out… In myRead More