Emma SwannOutdoor Leader

Emma Swann

I have always loved being outdoors and learning about nature. I have lost hours to building dens, climbing trees, playing in streams and toasting lots of things on fires.

I’ve followed my passion and worked in a variety of Environmental Education roles for over 20 years from a residential outdoor centre, community tree nursery, leading outdoor learning for schools, running Forest School sessions and specialising in supporting young people outside of mainstream education in a woodland setting.

I hold a degree in Environmental Sciences and have added to that, a Certificate in Therapeutic Skills for Outdoor Leaders, Level 3 Forest School Leader and Level 3 Playwork qualification amongst others.

I’ve seen for myself the benefits that connecting people to their environment, through working and playing outdoors, can bring to both the individuals and the wider community and I love being a part of it and enabling it to happen.

When I’m not in the woods you’ll find me in the hills, hiking, running, camping, swimming or even just brewing up and enjoying the views.


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