- Science, History, Geography
- Curriculum Strands:
- Story (History), Myself and my Family (History), Human environments (Geography), Natural environments (Geography), Living things (Science)
- Counties catered for:
- Carlow, Dublin, Kildare, Kilkenny, Meath, Monaghan, Wexford, Wicklow
- Classes catered for:
- All Classes
Ciara Hinksman formed her environmental education company, Earth Force Education in 2009 after living off grid in Co. Kerry for three months learning bushcraft, sustainable living and nature connection. Her main inspiration comes from the experience she has had with the international nature connection movement started by world renowned tracker and author Jon Young.
Ciara is a Heritage in Schools specialist for nature connection and sustainability, runs Forest School programmes and kids bushcraft camps. She is an An Taisce Green Schools Biodiversity specialist and delivers nature connection and Intro to Forest School Continuous Professional Development courses for Adults.
She can be seen here featured as part of the RTE Goes Wild series on Nationwide, see RTE goes Wild
Ciara is the founding chair of the Irish Forest School Association (IFSA). She coordinates the Certificate in Forest School Programme Leadership trainings in Co. Wicklow with UK trainers Circle of Life Training.
Ciara offers lessons on the following:
FOREST SCHOOL - 1,5 OR 10 DAY PROGRAMMES
ENERGY and/or WATER WORKSHOPS
BIODIVERSITY AND BUSHCRAFT
BUILD A LIVING WILLOW DOME
For more information visit Ciara's website.
"Really worthwhile, very child focused and the pace and connectedness to the forest was wonderful."
- Provides practical/ hands-on activities
- Provides field trips
- 086 319 9515