Child, Children, childhood, Play, Outside, outdoors, outdoor learning, learning, outside, playing, playing outside, families, early years, early years teacher, early years professionals, forest schools, nature, nature walks, childcare, forest schools, nature activities, childhood, healthy Ireland, heathy living, growing up, conference, convention, early childhood education, education, fun, raising babies, raising boys, raising girls, raising families, hours outside, best conference, weather, wild swimming, wilderness, last child in the woods, natural navigation, green, sustainability, best convention, best conference. Cork, Cork county, Visit Cork, Failte Ireland, Fota Island resort, Fota Island. Gillian Powell, Ollie Sheehan, Averil Sheehan, Mary Geary's childcare, Care-a-lot childcare, Thrive Nature Activities for Families and Children, David Coleman, Maureen Gaffney, Helen Bilton, Forest Schools, Outdoor Curriculum. A CONVENTION IN
COUNTY CORK, IRELAND
An inspiring event for parents,
early years professionals and policy
makers, exploring the benefits of
outdoor learning.
Child, Children, childhood, Play, Outside, outdoors, outdoor learning, learning, outside, playing, playing outside, families, early years, early years teacher, early years professionals, forest schools, nature, nature walks, childcare, forest schools, nature activities, childhood, healthy Ireland, heathy living, growing up, conference, convention, early childhood education, education, fun, raising babies, raising boys, raising girls, raising families, hours outside, best conference, weather, wild swimming, wilderness, last child in the woods, natural navigation, green, sustainability, best convention, best conference. Cork, Cork county, Visit Cork, Failte Ireland, Fota Island resort, Fota Island. Gillian Powell, Ollie Sheehan, Averil Sheehan, Mary Geary's childcare, Care-a-lot childcare, Thrive Nature Activities for Families and Children, David Coleman, Maureen Gaffney, Helen Bilton, Forest Schools, Outdoor Curriculum. 11-13 MAY 2022 Child, Children, childhood, Play, Outside, outdoors, outdoor learning, learning, outside, playing, playing outside, families, early years, early years teacher, early years professionals, forest schools, nature, nature walks, childcare, forest schools, nature activities, childhood, healthy Ireland, heathy living, growing up, conference, convention, early childhood education, education, fun, raising babies, raising boys, raising girls, raising families, hours outside, best conference, weather, wild swimming, wilderness, last child in the woods, natural navigation, green, sustainability, best convention, best conference. Cork, Cork county, Visit Cork, Failte Ireland, Fota Island resort, Fota Island. Gillian Powell, Ollie Sheehan, Averil Sheehan, Mary Geary's childcare, Care-a-lot childcare, Thrive Nature Activities for Families and Children, David Coleman, Maureen Gaffney, Helen Bilton, Forest Schools, Outdoor Curriculum.
Child, Children, childhood, Play, Outside, outdoors, outdoor learning, learning, outside, playing, playing outside, families, early years, early years teacher, early years professionals, forest schools, nature, nature walks, childcare, forest schools, nature activities, childhood, healthy Ireland, heathy living, growing up, conference, convention, early childhood education, education, fun, raising babies, raising boys, raising girls, raising families, hours outside, best conference, weather, wild swimming, wilderness, last child in the woods, natural navigation, green, sustainability, best convention, best conference. Cork, Cork county, Visit Cork, Failte Ireland, Fota Island resort, Fota Island. Gillian Powell, Ollie Sheehan, Averil Sheehan, Mary Geary's childcare, Care-a-lot childcare, Thrive Nature Activities for Families and Children, David Coleman, Maureen Gaffney, Helen Bilton, Forest Schools, Outdoor Curriculum.

MEET OUR SPEAKERS

Child, Children, childhood, Play, Outside, outdoors, outdoor learning, learning, outside, playing, playing outside, families, early years, early years teacher, early years professionals, forest schools, nature, nature walks, childcare, forest schools, nature activities, childhood, healthy Ireland, heathy living, growing up, conference, convention, early childhood education, education, fun, raising babies, raising boys, raising girls, raising families, hours outside, best conference, weather, wild swimming, wilderness, last child in the woods, natural navigation, green, sustainability, best convention, best conference. Cork, Cork county, Visit Cork, Failte Ireland, Fota Island resort, Fota Island. Gillian Powell, Ollie Sheehan, Averil Sheehan, Mary Geary's childcare, Care-a-lot childcare, Thrive Nature Activities for Families and Children, David Coleman, Maureen Gaffney, Helen Bilton, Forest Schools, Outdoor Curriculum.
PROF. STEVE BIDDULPH

World-renowned psychologist and author of best-selling books, including Raising Boys, Raising Girls and Raising Babies.

Child, Children, childhood, Play, Outside, outdoors, outdoor learning, learning, outside, playing, playing outside, families, early years, early years teacher, early years professionals, forest schools, nature, nature walks, childcare, forest schools, nature activities, childhood, healthy Ireland, heathy living, growing up, conference, convention, early childhood education, education, fun, raising babies, raising boys, raising girls, raising families, hours outside, best conference, weather, wild swimming, wilderness, last child in the woods, natural navigation, green, sustainability, best convention, best conference. Cork, Cork county, Visit Cork, Failte Ireland, Fota Island resort, Fota Island. Gillian Powell, Ollie Sheehan, Averil Sheehan, Mary Geary's childcare, Care-a-lot childcare, Thrive Nature Activities for Families and Children, David Coleman, Maureen Gaffney, Helen Bilton, Forest Schools, Outdoor Curriculum.
PROF. HELEN BILTON

Award-winning lecturer and academic with an international reputation for her work in outdoor education.

Child, Children, childhood, Play, Outside, outdoors, outdoor learning, learning, outside, playing, playing outside, families, early years, early years teacher, early years professionals, forest schools, nature, nature walks, childcare, forest schools, nature activities, childhood, healthy Ireland, heathy living, growing up, conference, convention, early childhood education, education, fun, raising babies, raising boys, raising girls, raising families, hours outside, best conference, weather, wild swimming, wilderness, last child in the woods, natural navigation, green, sustainability, best convention, best conference. Cork, Cork county, Visit Cork, Failte Ireland, Fota Island resort, Fota Island. Gillian Powell, Ollie Sheehan, Averil Sheehan, Mary Geary's childcare, Care-a-lot childcare, Thrive Nature Activities for Families and Children, David Coleman, Maureen Gaffney, Helen Bilton, Forest Schools, Outdoor Curriculum.
DAVID COLEMAN

Clinical psychologist and expert contributor to discussions around children and family on Irish TV and radio.

Child, Children, childhood, Play, Outside, outdoors, outdoor learning, learning, outside, playing, playing outside, families, early years, early years teacher, early years professionals, forest schools, nature, nature walks, childcare, forest schools, nature activities, childhood, healthy Ireland, heathy living, growing up, conference, convention, early childhood education, education, fun, raising babies, raising boys, raising girls, raising families, hours outside, best conference, weather, wild swimming, wilderness, last child in the woods, natural navigation, green, sustainability, best convention, best conference. Cork, Cork county, Visit Cork, Failte Ireland, Fota Island resort, Fota Island. Gillian Powell, Ollie Sheehan, Averil Sheehan, Mary Geary's childcare, Care-a-lot childcare, Thrive Nature Activities for Families and Children, David Coleman, Maureen Gaffney, Helen Bilton, Forest Schools, Outdoor Curriculum.
TONY HUMPHREYS

One of Ireland’s most notable psychologists and authors, working with families, schools and communities.

Child, Children, childhood, Play, Outside, outdoors, outdoor learning, learning, outside, playing, playing outside, families, early years, early years teacher, early years professionals, forest schools, nature, nature walks, childcare, forest schools, nature activities, childhood, healthy Ireland, heathy living, growing up, conference, convention, early childhood education, education, fun, raising babies, raising boys, raising girls, raising families, hours outside, best conference, weather, wild swimming, wilderness, last child in the woods, natural navigation, green, sustainability, best convention, best conference. Cork, Cork county, Visit Cork, Failte Ireland, Fota Island resort, Fota Island. Gillian Powell, Ollie Sheehan, Averil Sheehan, Mary Geary's childcare, Care-a-lot childcare, Thrive Nature Activities for Families and Children, David Coleman, Maureen Gaffney, Helen Bilton, Forest Schools, Outdoor Curriculum.
DEBORAH SOMORIN

An inspiring social entrepreneur who has overcome adversity to improve the lives of young, single mothers.

TIM GILL

Tim Gill is a global advocate for children’s outdoor play and mobility.

Child, Children, childhood, Play, Outside, outdoors, outdoor learning, learning, outside, playing, playing outside, families, early years, early years teacher, early years professionals, forest schools, nature, nature walks, childcare, forest schools, nature activities, childhood, healthy Ireland, heathy living, growing up, conference, convention, early childhood education, education, fun, raising babies, raising boys, raising girls, raising families, hours outside, best conference, weather, wild swimming, wilderness, last child in the woods, natural navigation, green, sustainability, best convention, best conference. Cork, Cork county, Visit Cork, Failte Ireland, Fota Island resort, Fota Island. Gillian Powell, Ollie Sheehan, Averil Sheehan, Mary Geary's childcare, Care-a-lot childcare, Thrive Nature Activities for Families and Children, David Coleman, Maureen Gaffney, Helen Bilton, Forest Schools, Outdoor Curriculum.

MEET OUR SPEAKERS

Child, Children, childhood, Play, Outside, outdoors, outdoor learning, learning, outside, playing, playing outside, families, early years, early years teacher, early years professionals, forest schools, nature, nature walks, childcare, forest schools, nature activities, childhood, healthy Ireland, heathy living, growing up, conference, convention, early childhood education, education, fun, raising babies, raising boys, raising girls, raising families, hours outside, best conference, weather, wild swimming, wilderness, last child in the woods, natural navigation, green, sustainability, best convention, best conference. Cork, Cork county, Visit Cork, Failte Ireland, Fota Island resort, Fota Island. Gillian Powell, Ollie Sheehan, Averil Sheehan, Mary Geary's childcare, Care-a-lot childcare, Thrive Nature Activities for Families and Children, David Coleman, Maureen Gaffney, Helen Bilton, Forest Schools, Outdoor Curriculum.
PROF. STEVE BIDDULPH

World-renowned psychologist and author of best-selling books, including Raising Boys, Raising Girls and Raising Babies.

Child, Children, childhood, Play, Outside, outdoors, outdoor learning, learning, outside, playing, playing outside, families, early years, early years teacher, early years professionals, forest schools, nature, nature walks, childcare, forest schools, nature activities, childhood, healthy Ireland, heathy living, growing up, conference, convention, early childhood education, education, fun, raising babies, raising boys, raising girls, raising families, hours outside, best conference, weather, wild swimming, wilderness, last child in the woods, natural navigation, green, sustainability, best convention, best conference. Cork, Cork county, Visit Cork, Failte Ireland, Fota Island resort, Fota Island. Gillian Powell, Ollie Sheehan, Averil Sheehan, Mary Geary's childcare, Care-a-lot childcare, Thrive Nature Activities for Families and Children, David Coleman, Maureen Gaffney, Helen Bilton, Forest Schools, Outdoor Curriculum.
PROF. HELEN BILTON

Award-winning lecturer and academic with an international reputation for her work in outdoor education.

Child, Children, childhood, Play, Outside, outdoors, outdoor learning, learning, outside, playing, playing outside, families, early years, early years teacher, early years professionals, forest schools, nature, nature walks, childcare, forest schools, nature activities, childhood, healthy Ireland, heathy living, growing up, conference, convention, early childhood education, education, fun, raising babies, raising boys, raising girls, raising families, hours outside, best conference, weather, wild swimming, wilderness, last child in the woods, natural navigation, green, sustainability, best convention, best conference. Cork, Cork county, Visit Cork, Failte Ireland, Fota Island resort, Fota Island. Gillian Powell, Ollie Sheehan, Averil Sheehan, Mary Geary's childcare, Care-a-lot childcare, Thrive Nature Activities for Families and Children, David Coleman, Maureen Gaffney, Helen Bilton, Forest Schools, Outdoor Curriculum.
DAVID COLEMAN

Clinical psychologist and expert contributor to discussions around children and family on Irish TV and radio.

Child, Children, childhood, Play, Outside, outdoors, outdoor learning, learning, outside, playing, playing outside, families, early years, early years teacher, early years professionals, forest schools, nature, nature walks, childcare, forest schools, nature activities, childhood, healthy Ireland, heathy living, growing up, conference, convention, early childhood education, education, fun, raising babies, raising boys, raising girls, raising families, hours outside, best conference, weather, wild swimming, wilderness, last child in the woods, natural navigation, green, sustainability, best convention, best conference. Cork, Cork county, Visit Cork, Failte Ireland, Fota Island resort, Fota Island. Gillian Powell, Ollie Sheehan, Averil Sheehan, Mary Geary's childcare, Care-a-lot childcare, Thrive Nature Activities for Families and Children, David Coleman, Maureen Gaffney, Helen Bilton, Forest Schools, Outdoor Curriculum.
TONY HUMPHREYS

One of Ireland’s most notable psychologists and authors, working with families, schools and communities.

Child, Children, childhood, Play, Outside, outdoors, outdoor learning, learning, outside, playing, playing outside, families, early years, early years teacher, early years professionals, forest schools, nature, nature walks, childcare, forest schools, nature activities, childhood, healthy Ireland, heathy living, growing up, conference, convention, early childhood education, education, fun, raising babies, raising boys, raising girls, raising families, hours outside, best conference, weather, wild swimming, wilderness, last child in the woods, natural navigation, green, sustainability, best convention, best conference. Cork, Cork county, Visit Cork, Failte Ireland, Fota Island resort, Fota Island. Gillian Powell, Ollie Sheehan, Averil Sheehan, Mary Geary's childcare, Care-a-lot childcare, Thrive Nature Activities for Families and Children, David Coleman, Maureen Gaffney, Helen Bilton, Forest Schools, Outdoor Curriculum.
DEBORAH SOMORIN

An inspiring social entrepreneur who has overcome adversity to improve the lives of young, single mothers.

TIM GILL

Tim Gill is a global advocate for children’s outdoor play and mobility.

Child, Children, childhood, Play, Outside, outdoors, outdoor learning, learning, outside, playing, playing outside, families, early years, early years teacher, early years professionals, forest schools, nature, nature walks, childcare, forest schools, nature activities, childhood, healthy Ireland, heathy living, growing up, conference, convention, early childhood education, education, fun, raising babies, raising boys, raising girls, raising families, hours outside, best conference, weather, wild swimming, wilderness, last child in the woods, natural navigation, green, sustainability, best convention, best conference. Cork, Cork county, Visit Cork, Failte Ireland, Fota Island resort, Fota Island. Gillian Powell, Ollie Sheehan, Averil Sheehan, Mary Geary's childcare, Care-a-lot childcare, Thrive Nature Activities for Families and Children, David Coleman, Maureen Gaffney, Helen Bilton, Forest Schools, Outdoor Curriculum.

MEET OUR SPEAKERS

Child, Children, childhood, Play, Outside, outdoors, outdoor learning, learning, outside, playing, playing outside, families, early years, early years teacher, early years professionals, forest schools, nature, nature walks, childcare, forest schools, nature activities, childhood, healthy Ireland, heathy living, growing up, conference, convention, early childhood education, education, fun, raising babies, raising boys, raising girls, raising families, hours outside, best conference, weather, wild swimming, wilderness, last child in the woods, natural navigation, green, sustainability, best convention, best conference. Cork, Cork county, Visit Cork, Failte Ireland, Fota Island resort, Fota Island. Gillian Powell, Ollie Sheehan, Averil Sheehan, Mary Geary's childcare, Care-a-lot childcare, Thrive Nature Activities for Families and Children, David Coleman, Maureen Gaffney, Helen Bilton, Forest Schools, Outdoor Curriculum.
PROF. STEVE BIDDULPH

World-renowned psychologist and author of best-selling books, including Raising Boys, Raising Girls and Raising Babies.

Child, Children, childhood, Play, Outside, outdoors, outdoor learning, learning, outside, playing, playing outside, families, early years, early years teacher, early years professionals, forest schools, nature, nature walks, childcare, forest schools, nature activities, childhood, healthy Ireland, heathy living, growing up, conference, convention, early childhood education, education, fun, raising babies, raising boys, raising girls, raising families, hours outside, best conference, weather, wild swimming, wilderness, last child in the woods, natural navigation, green, sustainability, best convention, best conference. Cork, Cork county, Visit Cork, Failte Ireland, Fota Island resort, Fota Island. Gillian Powell, Ollie Sheehan, Averil Sheehan, Mary Geary's childcare, Care-a-lot childcare, Thrive Nature Activities for Families and Children, David Coleman, Maureen Gaffney, Helen Bilton, Forest Schools, Outdoor Curriculum.
PROF. HELEN BILTON

Award-winning lecturer and academic with an international reputation for her work in outdoor education.

Child, Children, childhood, Play, Outside, outdoors, outdoor learning, learning, outside, playing, playing outside, families, early years, early years teacher, early years professionals, forest schools, nature, nature walks, childcare, forest schools, nature activities, childhood, healthy Ireland, heathy living, growing up, conference, convention, early childhood education, education, fun, raising babies, raising boys, raising girls, raising families, hours outside, best conference, weather, wild swimming, wilderness, last child in the woods, natural navigation, green, sustainability, best convention, best conference. Cork, Cork county, Visit Cork, Failte Ireland, Fota Island resort, Fota Island. Gillian Powell, Ollie Sheehan, Averil Sheehan, Mary Geary's childcare, Care-a-lot childcare, Thrive Nature Activities for Families and Children, David Coleman, Maureen Gaffney, Helen Bilton, Forest Schools, Outdoor Curriculum.
DAVID COLEMAN

Clinical psychologist and expert contributor to discussions around children and family on Irish TV and radio.

Child, Children, childhood, Play, Outside, outdoors, outdoor learning, learning, outside, playing, playing outside, families, early years, early years teacher, early years professionals, forest schools, nature, nature walks, childcare, forest schools, nature activities, childhood, healthy Ireland, heathy living, growing up, conference, convention, early childhood education, education, fun, raising babies, raising boys, raising girls, raising families, hours outside, best conference, weather, wild swimming, wilderness, last child in the woods, natural navigation, green, sustainability, best convention, best conference. Cork, Cork county, Visit Cork, Failte Ireland, Fota Island resort, Fota Island. Gillian Powell, Ollie Sheehan, Averil Sheehan, Mary Geary's childcare, Care-a-lot childcare, Thrive Nature Activities for Families and Children, David Coleman, Maureen Gaffney, Helen Bilton, Forest Schools, Outdoor Curriculum.
TONY HUMPHREYS

One of Ireland’s most notable psychologists and authors, working with families, schools and communities.

Child, Children, childhood, Play, Outside, outdoors, outdoor learning, learning, outside, playing, playing outside, families, early years, early years teacher, early years professionals, forest schools, nature, nature walks, childcare, forest schools, nature activities, childhood, healthy Ireland, heathy living, growing up, conference, convention, early childhood education, education, fun, raising babies, raising boys, raising girls, raising families, hours outside, best conference, weather, wild swimming, wilderness, last child in the woods, natural navigation, green, sustainability, best convention, best conference. Cork, Cork county, Visit Cork, Failte Ireland, Fota Island resort, Fota Island. Gillian Powell, Ollie Sheehan, Averil Sheehan, Mary Geary's childcare, Care-a-lot childcare, Thrive Nature Activities for Families and Children, David Coleman, Maureen Gaffney, Helen Bilton, Forest Schools, Outdoor Curriculum.
DEBORAH SOMORIN

An inspiring social entrepreneur who has overcome adversity to improve the lives of young, single mothers.

TIM GILL

Tim Gill is a global advocate for children’s outdoor play and mobility.

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