“There’s no such thing as bad weather…”

Faciliated by Louise Ambrose

Aims:

  • Understand what ‘dressing for the outdoors’ looks like.
  • Look at pros and cons of different fabrics & style options available.
  • Explore issues surrounding outdoor clothing.
  • Try and test different clothing items.

Overview:

  • We will be exploring the Scandinavian saying “there’s no such thing as bad weather, only poor clothing” as inadequate clothing can be a barrier to quality Outdoor Learning.
  • We will be covering; the elements of ‘shelter’, cold injuries, the ‘layering system’, qualities of different fabrics, funding ideas and trying out a variety of different options on the market.
  • This will be a hands-on & experimental workshop!
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