School Camps

Camping is a great way for children to explore the outdoors, the excitement of sleeping in one of our Wooden Glamping Pods with their school friends adds to the whole Oaker Wood Experience. 

Sample Itinerary - 1 night camp

Day 112.30    Arrive -camp induction1.00      Lunch 1.30      Activity 1            e.g.Low Rope Challenge3.45      Drinks and snack 4.15      Activity 2            e.g. High Rope Trekking6.30      Supper  campfire7.30      Campfire Games

Day 28.30      Breakfast9.30      Activity 3 e.g. Rafting12.00    BBQ Lunch12.30    Camp inspection1.00      Depart

We have 2 completely separate Camping Villages, both set amongst mature trees and positioned in a beautiful secluded spot overlooking the sun setting over the Welsh mountains. Designed to give a wilderness feel without removing too many of your creature comforts.

Boys inside Glamping Pods

accommodation

Accommodation is in Wooden Glamping Pods each sleeping between 4 and 8 on bunk beds. Pods have electric lighting and heaters for the colder months. Winding paths in the Beaches Village, lit by fairy lights at night lead through the trees to each Pod.

Girls outside pods Camp fire and dining area

Each Village has a covered communal dining area where you can opt for catered/self catered or a mixture of the two. All cooking equipment & crockery is provided together with a barbecues, gas oven, microwave & toaster for cooking.

At the heart of each Glamping Village is our fire circle, with fixed seating allowing plenty of room for your group to sit around the fire. Toasting marshmallows, singing camp fire songs and telling ghost stories all make great memories of Oaker Wood Camp.

 

Barbecue Hut

Barbecue HutWe also have a wooden chalet style Activity Hut which can be used for evening activities and games and quizes in wet weather.

 

FACILITIES

There are toilets and hot showers in each village, so its easy to warm up after a wet rafting session!

 

 Costs

Costs of our residential activity camps vary depending on number of nights, catering options and choice of activities.

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What our customers say

I would like to say a very big thank you from all the staff and children at Water Mill for making our stay at Oaker Wood unforgettable. The children had a wonderful time taking part in new activities and doing things they never thought they would be able to do. You all looked after us really well and your staff are a credit to you.

Watermill Primary - June 18

The children had a fantastic time and the staff were really impressed too. The food was great and went down well with the children. Please pass on our thanks to all of the staff. The children didn't stop talking about them. It was so lovely to have staff that really encouraged the children; many of the children achieved more than we expected and it was all down to their encouragement.

St Martin's Primary - Hereford - June 18

On the journey to Oaker Wood I thought I was expecting too much. I came back knowing I'd expected too little. Everything from the rooms to the activities were better than I ever imagined. It was one of the best experiences of my life.

Y6 Pupil - Heber Primary School - June 18

I just wanted to say a big thank you to all at Oaker Wood for the fantastic two days we spent with you last week. Year 4 had a great time.

Almeley Primary School - May 18

Just wanted to thank you and all of your staff for another fantastic visit to Oaker Wood. The children have thoroughly enjoyed the experience, as have the staff. All the Instructors were so professional and kind, and the organisation so well thought out, that the trip ran like clockwork.

Eardisley Primary - May 18

I’d just like to email and say what a great time everyone had at Oakerwood last week. The staff were fantastic as usual, thank you for making the trip so easy for us.

Weobley Primary School - May 18

Thank you so much for an amazing three days last week. All of us - children and staff had a wonderful time. You made us feel so welcome and every activity great fun. I was very impressed with all of your staff and the commitment they showed.

Sarah George - St. Francis Xavier School

Highly recommended to any school thinking of taking some students for an action packed fun day out. The activities themselves were really well organised, with health and safety as a priority.

School Activity Day - June 17

Thank you for our wonderful residential trip to Oakerwood. Once again, you made us feel so welcome and we all had a brilliant time in the care of your team of enthusiastic staff.

Franksbridge School - March 2017

Our Year 3 children loved their stay at Oaker Wood, as did the staff! It was fabulous to see them all getting stuck into the various activities laid on and getting so much out of it. You truly have a magical place. We loved it.

Philippa White, Kings St Albans

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