The John Muir Award is a national environmental award scheme. It encourages people to connect with, enjoy and care for wild places.
The Award is open to all and is run by the John Muir Trust. You can take part as a group, family or individual. Taking part within the Lake District National Park will help develop an understanding of this special place and enable you to look after it.
To achieve a John Muir Award everyone taking part needs to complete
The wild places can be schools or centre grounds, local parks, beaches, woods, rivers or mountains.
You'll need to tell us what you're going to do to meet these challenges - find out how to get started.
The Lake District National Park is an ideal place to complete your award. We are delighted to support and work with the John Muir Award in Cumbria.
When planning your John Muir Award, you can make connections with the Lake District National Park by considering:
This four minute film looks at the links between our National Parks and the John Muir Award. Set in the Lake District National Park, it captures perspectives from teachers, pupils, volunteers and Park staff.
Feedback from a teacher in Wigan who likes to bring his school to the Lake District.