Clyde Muirshiel has lots of opportunities available for groups. Whether your group is working towards an award or just wants to contribute a couple of hours to improve the local environment we’ll be able to help.
Contact us to find out how your group can get involved with volunteering or follow the links below if you’re looking for some inspiration.
Princes Trust groups participating in the Team programme have taken part in volunteering activities around the Park including path building, invasive species control and participating in the Marine Conservation Society’s Beachwatch event.
Duke of Edinburgh Award
The Park can provide an ideal opportunity for you to accomplish the volunteering section of your Duke of Edinburgh programme. For groups the Park provides a perfect location to practice working towards the expedition section.
For more information on learning skills and expeditions with a difference and how to Park can provide awards for those with disabilities see the Park’s Duke of Edinburgh webpage or contact our Outdoor Activities Team on 01505 842 882 Ex 21.
The Park has run a number of successful Branching Out programmes since 2010. Working in partnership with the Forestry Commission this innovative development is for adults who use mental health services. Participants take part in a variety of activities over 12 weeks and at the end of the programme receive certificates of completion, tool use and can also achieve the John Muir Award.
John Muir Award
The John Muir Award encourages awareness and responsibility for the natural environment. The award has four challenges Discover, Explore, Conserve and Share; the Park has plenty of wild places for your group to Discover.
College, Work and Community Groups
The Park has played host to many different groups, recent volunteers include students from SAC and groups from Flexi-care and Renfrewshire Green Gym are regular volunteers at the Park. Whether your group wants to learn new skills, contribute to the local environment or use the volunteering activities to promote teambuilding. Contact us to find out more.