Areti recently awarded a grant of £15,000 to Escape2Make for activities in 2023:
• Bicycle Club (repairs and creative trips)
• Foraging, Wild Cooking, Natural Product Making Club
• Contribution towards the Duke of Edinburgh awards
• Away Day at RSPB
The Trust has awarded £750 to Litfest for 20 local secondary school students to visit Leighton Moss in March in the company of ornithologist and author, Tim Birkhead, during Litfest 2023.
The Areti Trust has awarded £5,000 to Morecambe Road School towards the cost of taking pupils on residential expeditions to the Lake District.
Escape2Make held their Green Festival in Scotch Quarry today to showcase the creative work of young people on the theme of the environment. Lots of activities and an inspirational feel.
The Areti Trust has also agreed the following grants:
- £12,206 for children from less well-off families to attend the Forest School Holiday Club organised by Larksfoot CIC
- £25,925 to Arnside & Silverdale AONB for “Into The Woods” – a full-year programme for pupils from Chadwick School PRU.
Two more grants have recently been awarded for summer activities: one to Outward Bound and one to the Lancashire Association of Boys and Girls Clubs.
The Areti Trust recently made a grant of £2,000 to the KEY project to enable 20 young people to attend a residential weekend of outdoor activities.
The Areti Trust recently made a grant of £23,396 to LESS for their “Where the Wildings Are“. This is a project working with local schools to grow food, and to encourage wildlife and increase biodiversity in their grounds.
There is an interesting online article on the Leighton Moss blog about starling murmurations and the work of the Learning Officer, Carol, on connecting children with nature.