River Study

bug hunting with primary age children in Lancahsire


What is a River Study?

Groups will undertake a number of experiments to determine the speed and profile of the river. Also taking a kick sample they will be able to identify aquatic life present in the river / stream.

Learning Outcomes of orienteering

Enjoyment, teamwork, communication, leadership, listening skills, carrying out instructions, learn about wildlife and natural environment, analytical skills


Outdoor Elements has an outdoor activity centre set within a 7-acre woodland. Within the woodland is a stream. Making this an ideal environment for a river / stream study.


A river study can be incorporated in a birthday party package
A river study can be combined with survival skills for a half-day outdoor activity session