We are excited to be starting off 2024 with lots of opportunities for young people to get involved in, thanks to funding from The National Lottery Heritage Fund, as part of our Your Community Greenspace project.

Young Rangers (11-16 year olds) 

Are you passionate about the environment around you? Would you like to have a positive impact on protecting and enhancing the environment in your local area through practical conservation tasks? Could you be a wildlife champion of the future and help create a better world?

Nene Park Rangers and Froglife staff will share their skills and knowledge whilst supporting you to carry out practical conservation tasks. Join our Saturday monthly Young Ranger sessions at Ferry Meadows and Hampton and Boardwalks Nature Reserves.

Sessions are FREE but do get in touch and book your place. The 2024 sessions are:
  • 20th January - coppicing - Ferry Meadows
  • 17th February - scrub and grassland management for amphibians and reptiles - Boardwalks
  • 16th March - Great crested newt ecology and survey training - Hampton Nature Reserve
  • 20th April - Tree mulching - Ferry Meadows
  • 18th May - Reptile ecology and survey training - Hampton Nature Reserve
  • 15th June - Woodworking - Ferry Meadows
Get in touch to book your place by emailing [email protected]

Art Club (14-17 year olds)

Our fun monthly art workshops are a great opportunity to get creative, enjoy the outdoors and work with local artists. Art Club is for young people aged 14-17, no experience necessary and all materials are provided.

Saturdays 10am -12pm:

  • 13th January
  • 3rd February
  • 2nd March
  • 23rd March 2024

£20 per person for 4 workshops.

To find out more or to get involved, email [email protected]

Young people's Forum (14-17 year olds)

Come and join our Nene Park Young People's Forum!
Are you aged 14-17 and interested in...
  • learning new skills?
  • meeting new people?
  • having your say and getting involved in your local community?
  • finding out more about how a Park is run?
  • helping shape the future of Ferry Meadows?
    ... then this is for you!
    There are six sessions running on Tuesdays 4.30-6pm fortnightly from the 16th January.
    FREE to attend but you do need to book! Find out more and book here.

    Park Ranger work experience (18-24 year olds) 

    We're working with Cross Keys Homes and Froglife to deliver a nine week work experience programme for 18-24 year olds not currently in education, training or employment. You'll get to experience all the day to day activities carried out by Park Rangers at Nene Park and Wardens at Froglife's nature reserves, all of which looks great on your CV!

    The programme starts on Tuesday 23rd January 2024 1-3.30pm and runs for nine weeks. You will be required to attend every session. Sessions take place at different venues across Peterborough and travel will be provided to and from each site. 

    To find out more and book your place go to the Cross Keys Homes website and fill out this enquiry form. You can also call 01733 396404 or email [email protected]