Sat 22nd February 2020 Survival special. Gower Society Outdoor Ed activity.
MEET 2pm – 4pm Millwood, Penrice.
Directions: Follow A4118 towards Port Eynon. Take the turning for Penrice just after the turning for Oxwich. Go down the hill and park on the right in the lay-by for Mill wood. We will be going through the gate with the carving of an owl and a squirrel.
Grid Ref: 493 882
How good are you at surviving in the woods? Follow clues into the woods. Learn some basic survival skills. Can you build a shelter, light a fire, find water and cook food on the fire?
Suitable for families. Older children can have a go at more advanced skills.
Sat March 14th 2020 Fossil hunting. Gower Society Outdoor Ed activity.
MEET 2pm – 4pm Rotherslade Beach at the bottom of the steps down to the beach SA3 4SQ
DIRECTIONS: Park on the side of the road down to Rotherslade Bay or if you feeling energetic, or there is no room, park in Langland Beach and walk around on the coast path.
Grid Ref: 610 873
MEET: Learn how fossils are made and then explore the rocks looking for real fossils. We will take rubbings of any we find and identify how old they are. You will then be able to make your own fossil out of plaster of Paris to take home. Make sculptures in the sand of the extinct animals found in the fossil record. Suitable for families.
All Activities will take place whatever the weather, so watch that sky and dress appropriately. Bring a snack and a drink as you get really hungry having this much fun!