Learning opportunities and spreading disaster awareness in schools
We’ve a whole host of resources across all Key Stages for schools. Each exciting challenge features activities and a range of resources including film footage, original stories, fantastic pictures and much more.
They're super easy to use and deliver national curriculum learning objectives through a cross-curricular approach.
They're also great for ideas around community cohesion and global citizenship. To get started, please select a category to the right, or contact us for more information.
Annual schools illustration competition
Every year, ShelterBox asks UK primary school pupils across the country to draw or paint their own interpretations of disasters – volcanoes, tsunamis, earthquakes – to be published in a book by Claire White.
The best entries are selected by a panel led by best-selling children’s author and illustrator Michael Foreman.
To be part of the illustration competition in the coming year, please get in touch. Also, watch our ShelterBox UK Twitter and Facebook pages for announcements!
Activities for Scout and youth groups
We have a range of activities and resources for your youth groups from simple ball games to activities involving a section taking on the role of ShelterBox's operations team - it's all here! These activities allow your group to discover lots about ShelterBox's worldwide disaster relief work in an interactive and entertaining way.
Bring our work to life with a ShelterBox volunteer
We have a fantastic network of volunteers all over the country who kindly give up their time to talk to schools, scout groups and youth groups all about ShelterBox's fascinating work.
The speaker can bring with them a ShelterBox with all the equipment that goes inside, as well as set up the tent for the young people to see. The ShelterBox speaker will talk to your school or group all about how this equipment helps families who have lost everything in a disaster.
If you would like somebody to visit you, please get in touch!
Please note: We will need at least 6 weeks notice to arrange a speaker for you.
Run your own Scavenger Hunt
Take up our challenge and help raise awareness of families affected by disasters around the world by running your own Scavenger Hunt.
We’ve created a guide which will talk you through everything you need to know to run the event in your local area! Here’s a video of a 2012 scavenger hunt below - if this looks like fun to you, feel free to get in touch.