The Children's Wood
The Children’s Wood became a registered charity in January 2015. Our charitable aims are:
The advancement of education by
Providing outdoor learning for children and their carers
Organising public and schools events
Working with schools and other organisations to educate about the benefits of learning and playing outside in nature.
The provision of recreational facility, or the organisation of recreational activities with the object of improving the conditions of life for persons for whom the facilities or activities are primarily intended, by
Preserving a woodland experience in the city so maintaining and protecting our local environment.
Creating opportunities for children and the community to play outside in nature and meet each other by organising playgroups and events
Developing space for participants to explore in a safe and secure outdoor environment for the benefit of the community and its cohesion
The advancement of citizenship or community development by
Training teachers and volunteers
Working with the local community around North Kelvin Meadow in the nearby wards within City of Glasgow (geographically this covers those living predominantly in the Maryhill/Kelvin, Canal, and Hillhead wards of the city)
Creating intergenerational opportunities and engaging with harder to reach groups through events and linking up with other groups within the community.
The advancement of arts, heritage, culture or science by community projects and events.
Registered outdoor playgroup which runs from 11am until 1pm on a Friday. The cost is £1 per family and this covers snack, and a fund for toys and equipment. Please bring a drink for your child and dress fo...
Club provides opportunities for children and families to play and learn outdoors. Sessions are organised and facilitated by volunteers from the local community who all have some level of Forest School trai...
Group for people who want to get involved with anything to do with gardening and maintenance on the Children’s Wood and North Kelvin Meadow.
You can get involved with the Community Garden, Orchard an...
Registered outdoor playgroup which runs from 10am until 12pm on a Wednesday. The cost is £1 per family and this covers snack, and a fund for toys and equipment. Please bring a drink for your child and dr...