Sometimes this takes longer, it depends on the number of puddles that need jumping in, or interesting creepy crawlies and flowers encountered along the way.
Once we arrive at base camp children take part in a mixture of organised activities and free play. Often a surprise discovery dictates what happens next.
At the end of the session, all of the children gather at a log circle to share their experience with each other and talk about what they liked best. If the weather is cold enough, the campfire is lit (safely) and marshmallows are toasted – yum!