Grangewaters outdoor centre

Autumn term-time activities 2017

Our term-time activity sessions combine natural crafts and structured skills.

Grangewaters Seedlings – for the under 5s

We run sessions for under 5s on Wednesdays from 10am to midday.

Spend time in the fresh air with your pre-schooler, exploring our site and taking part in nature-based crafts. Sessions will run on:

  • Wednesday 6 September
  • Wednesday 13 September
  • Wednesday 20 September
  • Wednesday 4 October
  • Wednesday 11 October
  • Wednesday 18 October

Each session costs £5 per child. Adults join in for free but must stay on site. Tea, coffee and squash is provided.

Woodland Warriors – for ages 8 to 11

Sessions for young Woodland Warriers are on Thursdays from 4pm to 6pm.

Our Forest School-style activities will increase your child’s knowledge of the outdoor environment. Sessions will run on the:

  • Thursday 7 September
  • Thursday 14 September
  • Thursday 28 September
  • Thursday 5 October
  • Thursday 12 October
  • Thursday 19 October

Each session costs £7 per child. Adults join in for free but must stay on site. Tea, coffee and squash is provided.

Saturday family activity sessions

We are open every Saturday until the end of October 2017, between 10am and 4pm.

You can take part in a Family Activity Session from 11:15am to 12:45pm. Planned sessions include:

  • Saturday 9 September – Sailing
  • Saturday 16 September – Kayaking
  • Saturday 23 September – Sailing
  • Saturday 30 September – Kayaking
  • Saturday 7 October – Canoeing
  • Saturday 14 October – Kayaking
  • Saturday 21 October – Sailing
  • Saturday 28 October – Sailing

Each session costs £7 per person, and there's no upper age limit.

Activities are subject to change, depending on weather and other factors, so please call us in the week before to confirm details.

If your child is aged between 6 and 8 years-old you should arrange to visit the centre before booking so they can try on safety equipment, such as buoyancy aids and harnesses.

Adults accompanying children must stay on site – why not buy a ticket to take part too?

Contact us for more information and to book your place.

Grangewaters Outdoor Education Centre
Buckles Lane, South Ockendon, RM15 6RS

: 01708 855 228

: grangewaters@thurrock.gov.uk

The centre is open from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, and for pre-booked activities at weekends.

Our office is open from 9am to 3pm, Monday to Friday, for bookings and enquiries.