Summer Holiday Clubs 2020

To book a place please use the form at the bottom of the page 👇 You will receive a confirmation of booking by email by the next Tuesday or Friday afternoon. 

Monday 29th June (1000-1700) South Queensferry to Craigie Farm Woodland Experience
Mini beasts, tree climbing, off road woodland exploration, staff/wand making, mammal tracking and shelter building. Drop off at ‘the seal’ across from the Hawes Inn at South Queensferry, pick up at Craigie Farm.
Tuesday 30th June (1000-1700) South Queensferry to Hopetoun Estate Cycle Safari. 
Woodland exploration, beach combing, wild food tasting. Meeting and finishing at the seal across from the Hawes Inn. Bikes should be brought along in good working order.
Wednesday 1st July (1000-1700) Dalmeny Beach Exploration
Beach art, muddy mud flats, bone finding, beachcombing, and dam building. Drop off and pick up Miller and Carter.
Monday 6th July (1000-1700) Craiglockhart Woodland Adventure
Shelters and trails, making natural flying machines, tree hugging, and wildlife fun. Drop off and pick up at café on grassy area at St Andrews Square. Please bring £1.80 bus fare.
Tuesday 7th July (1700-2200) Cammo Estate at Night
Grass throwing, grass tunnel/den making, bat detecting, badgers, moth sheets and camp fires.  Drop off and pick up at Cammo Estate car park.
Wednesday 8th July (0930-1700) Rosslyn Glen Wildlife Experience
River dipping, raft building, ancient tree hugging, deer spotting, stone skimming, staff/wand carving and woodland exploration. Drop off and pick up at café on grassy area at St Andrews Square. Please bring £1.80 bus fare.
Thursday 9th July (0930-1700) Aberdour Adventure
Tidal rock pooling, beach combing, beach art, mud walking. Drop off and pick up at Waverly station by the main timetable. There will be a £4 train fare added to cost. 
Friday 10th July (1000-1700) Braid River Walk
River walking, river dipping, river exploration and river wildlife observing. Drop off and pick up at café on grassy area at St Andrews Square. Please bring £1.80 bus fare.
Monday 13th July (1000-1700) Explore Dalkeith Country Park
River walking, tree climbing, river dipping, old tree exploration, shelter building and full-size raft building. Drop off and pick up at café on grassy area at St Andrews Square. Please bring £1.80 bus fare.
Tuesday 14th July (1700-2200) Craiglockhart Woodlands at Night
Tree climbing, off road woodland exploration, mammal tracking, badgers and bats. Drop off and pick up at gate at the end of Craiglea Place. 
Wednesday 15th July (1000-1700) South Queensferry to Craigie Farm Woodland Experience.
Mini beasts, tree climbing, off road woodland exploration, staff/wand making, mammal tracking and shelter building. Drop off at ‘the seal’ across from the Hawes Inn at South Queensferry, pick up at Craigie Farm.
Thursday 16th July (0900-1700) Awesome Aberlady Bay
Butterfly catching, caterpillar collecting, deer spotting, beach combing, and beach art, sand dune jumping.Drop off and pick up at café on grassy area at St Andrews Square. Please bring £5 bus fare.
Friday 17th July (1000-1700) Bonaly Experience
Deer spotting, bone collecting, staff/wand carving, dam building, woodland exploration, mini beasts. Drop off and pick up at café on grassy area at St Andrews Square. Please bring £1.80 bus fare.
Monday 20th July (1000-1700) Dalmeny Bushcraft Day.
Tracks and trails, whittling, fires, shelters and foraging in this amazing wild estate. Drop off and pick up at Miller and Carter (the old Cramond Brig).
Tuesday 21st July (1000-1700) Colinton Dell to Balerno Cycle Adventure
River dipping, raft building, river art, rope swings, mini beast hunts and river walking.  Drop off and pick up at Murrayfield ice rink carpark. Bikes should be brought along in good working order.
Wednesday 22nd July (1000-1700) Beeslack Ancient Woodland Exploration
Discover and explore this amazing old wood; whittling, river walking, natural art and much more. Drop off and pick up at cafe on grassy area at St Andrews Square. Please bring £1.80 bus fare.
Thursday 23rd July (0900-1700) Gosford Sands & Woodland
Beach art, tree climbing, off road woodland exploration, staff/wand making, and beach combing. Drop off and pick up at café on St Andrews Square. Please bring £1.80 bus fare.
Friday 24th July (1000-1700) Arthurs Seat and Duddingston Loch
Climbing in and around this magnificent area. Drop off and pick up in front of the Scottish Parliament.
Monday 27th July (1000-1700) The Hermitage and Braids
Woodland exploration, bridge building, tree hugging and climbing and loads of wildlife spotting. Drop off and pick up at café on grassy area at St Andrews Square. Please bring £1.80 bus fare.
Tuesday 28th July (1000-1600) Inchcolm Island
Rock pooling, beach art, island exploration, castle exploration, swimming, beach combing and necklace/bracelet making.  Drop off and pick up at ‘the seal’ across Hawes Inn, South Queensferry. There will be a £7 boat fee added to cost. 
Wednesday 29th July (1000-1700) Redford Brae Woodland and River Ramble
Tree climbing, off road woodland exploration, staff/wand making, river dipping, raft building, river art, and river walking. Drop off and pick up at café on grassy area at St Andrews Square. Please bring £1.80 bus fare.
Thursday 30th July (1700-2200) Corstorphine Woods at Night 
Tree climbing, off road woodland exploration, mammal tracking, badgers and bats. Drop off and pick up car park on Clermiston Road North.
Friday 31st July (1000-1700) Water of Leith ‘Up the River’
River walking, river dipping, river exploration and river wildlife observing.  Drop off at end of Saunders Street, Stockbridge (next to water of Leith) pick up Murrayfield ice rink car park.
Monday 3rd August (0915-1700) North Berwick
Tidal rock pooling, beach combing, swimming, coastal rambling and sand buildings. Drop off and pick up at Waverly station by the main timetable. There will be a £4 train fare added to cost. 
Tuesday 4th August (1000-1700) Dalmeny Estate by Bike
Explore the beach, woods, fields and hills on your bike. Drop off and pick up at Cramond Brig car park. Bikes should be brought along in good working order. 
Wednesday 5th August (0930-1700) The Pentland Hills
Cairn building, butterfly chasing, wild berry picking, natural tattoos, and mountain art. Drop off and pick up at café on St Andrews Square. Please bring £1.80 bus fare.
Thursday 6th August (0930-1700) Rosslyn Glen (the other side of the river)
River dipping, raft building, ancient tree hugging, deer spotting, stone skimming, staff/wand carving and woodland exploration. Drop off and pick up at café on grassy area at St Andrews Square. Please bring £1.80 bus fare.
Friday 7th August (0930-1700) Fordell Glen
River walking, tree climbing, river dipping, old tree exploration, shelter building, wild berry picking and natural tattoos.  Drop off and pick up at Waverly station by the main timetable. There will be a £4 train fare added to cost. 
Monday 10th August (0930-1700) Aberdour Adventure II 
The beach so nice we went there twice! Tidal rock pooling, beach combing, beach art, mud walking. Drop off and pick up at Waverly station by the main timetable. There will be a £4 train fare added to cost. 
Tuesday 11th August (1000-1700) Corstorphine Bushcraft Day
Tracks and trails, whittling, fires, shelters and foraging in this amazing wood. Drop off and pick up at Clermiston North Car Park.
Wednesday 12th August (0930-1700) Cramond Island Adventure
Tidal rock pooling, beach combing, shelter building, BBQ, fire building, island exploring, beach art, mud walking. Drop off and pick up at Cramond foreshore carpark next to Cramond Inn.
Thursday 13th August (1000-1700) River Almond and the Cammo Estate
River walking, fish catching, stone skimming, tree climbing and the odd deer, buzzard and owl! Drop off at Miller and Carter, Pick up at Cammo Estate car park.
Friday 14th August (1700-2200) Dalmeny Beach at Night
Fire building, bread making, raft building, tepee making and sunset watching.  Drop off and pick up at ‘the seal’ across from the Hawes inn, South Queensferry.

Costs for holiday clubs are £28 per child per activity for first 5 activities booked, then £25 per child per activity after that.

Payment should be made a week before first club is due to start. Cheques should be made payable to Earth Calling. Bank transfer is available on request.

Please make sure that your children are dressed appropriately for the Scottish weather and individual clubs. We recommend that spare clothes, towel and waterproofs are a permanent feature of their wildlife club back packs.