Changing peoples lives through life skills opportunities, training, nature therapy and activities,.
Running Deer CIC is a Devon based enterprise set up to support local people including those at risk of exclusion. We provide activities and opportunities based around traditional rural skills, bushcraft, equine assisted learning, dog therapy, green woodworking and conservation. Running Deer School is a DfE registered independent school (registration number: 878/6067) for young people with Special Educational Needs.Running Deer CIC is a not for profit organisation and company limited by guaranteeWhy the community needs us
"Progress comes from doing things differently:. Running Deer is certainly different! Our School supports children with Autism, ADHD, mental health difficulties, social emotional and behavioural difficulties. We work outdoors and Butterdon Wood plays a vital role in enabling our students to engage in activities and education. We continue to work with adults through specific projects, including rural skills, equine assisted interventions, green woodworking and bushcraft.Our impact on the community
We have helped hundreds of children, young people and adults over the years, enabled them to go on to find employment, integrate better into society, learn new skills in a nurturing environment, become better human beings... All our work relates to people with health issues whether its autism, trauma or mental health issues We have a proven track record of delivering results as some of the testimonials and stories show.