The first indication-based treatment for children

The triple resort of Heringsdorf / Ahlbeck / Bansin on the island of Usedom is leveraging the regenerative power of the forest to promote health with its "1st health and healing forest in Europe". The regional and international interest in this project is enormous. After two years’ successful experience with the healing forest, something has become very clear: Healing forests are special spaces for everyone whether sick or healthy. And there is increased demand for qualification in the subject of child health.

The Heringsdorf Healing Forest follows a ridge above the town, parallel to the coast. The Children's Healing Forest with its 13 stations is located in the area of the Stone Table, a little further inland.

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Hello children! In the Heringsdorf Children's Healing Forest you will go on a journey of health discovery and experience. Whether climbing, swinging, walking barefoot, lying in the moss or recognising sounds - here in the forest there are exciting things you can try out. Small exercise boards are set up at each station - so you can see how it all works. And here you can read about what to expect.

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Aktuelle Bilder aus dem Kinderheilwald (aus dem Dezember und September 2021): Die »Treppe«, die einmal in das kleine Tal hinab führt und am anderen Ende wieder hinauf sorgt bei den Kindern für reichlich Bewegung an der frischen Luft. Ganz spielerisch trainieren sie viele Muskelgruppen gleichzeitig, verbessern ihren Gleichgewichtssinn und die allgemeine Geschicklichkeit. Nach wenigen Tagen wird das Sicherheitsgefühl und die Schnelligkeit spürbar besser. Am meisten Spaß macht es in der Gruppe ...

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Children have other health problems at an early age, illnesses that cannot simply be inoculated or injected away. In addition, our increasingly digitized and fast-moving world is increasingly eliminating an indispensible source of relaxation - MOVEMENT. The range of children’s diseases is subject to dramatic change.

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Welcome to the Heringsdorf Healing Forest! The therapeutic forest locations for children with the stately beech trees (27% of the tree stock), fir trees (57%), the forest clearings, the rolling topography and the special coastal forest climate (forest and sea air) offer ideal conditions for promoting children’s health

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The Children’s Healing Forest is divided into 5 functional areas: the Welcome Zone, the Sensory Forest, Movement and Coordination, the Communication Zone and Tranquillity and Communication.

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