John Muir Award

Skill Horizons has delivered various John Muir awards to over 2,000 participants and it continues, continue reading below for more information on the John Muir Award


Four Challenges lie at the heart of the John Muir Award:

Our engagement initiative encourages people to connect with, enjoy, and care for wild places. For  first award The Discover Award each child completes 26 hours over the 4 challenges to complete the award, SHout has assisted over 500 children to acheive this award. 

Discover a wild place

This can be school/centre grounds, local park, beach, woods, river, mountain or national park.

Explore it

Do things to increase awareness and understanding. Experience, enjoy and find out more about your wild place(s).

Conserve it

Take some practical action and personal responsibility.

Share it

Here you can At SHout this is the piece that promotes the ethos of the award, participants take what they learn into their school/work and home and enrich the lives of others through what they have learnt. Through our John Muir Award the participants have: built steps to make areas more accessible, cleared paths, completed wildlife counts, explored habitates from the air via a drone, explored landscapes, and completed portfolio about all they have learnt.add a short description.


Discovery Award

Skill Horizons have worked with 11 young people to complete their John Muir Award as part of the Inspire Programme. They have been congratulated for success in the John Muir Awards and the awards were presented to the young people at a presentation by the Chairman of Dover District Council

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