Bushcraft-one day
9.00 - 16.00

Suitable for groups or families

0900. Arrive at the woods.

09.00 – 0930. Introduction and familiarisation brief.

09.30 – 10.15. Introduction to cutting tools. (Lesson on the cutting tools we will be using throughout the course, each student will make 2 tent pegs/or bush craft whistle). Mandatory. (45 mins)

10.15 – 11.00. Developing knife handling skills. (Lesson detailing various techniques to get the best out of using your knife and folding saw, culminates in teams making pot hangers).

11.00 – 11.45. Natural navigation. (Forgot your compass, don’t worry. Introduction to navigating using natural indicators including sun, stars, etc).

11.45 – 12.45. Game preparation and lunch. (Safely prepare a pigeon to eat for lunch time meal, vegetarian/vegan alternatives available).

12.45 – 13.30. Introduction to fire lighting. (Hands on lesson investigating the various methods for lighting your fire using different tinders, etc, we’ll teach you how to light a fire even in the wet).

13.30 – 14.15. Tarp shelters. (Lesson on importance of and requirement for shelter. Erect simple 2 person tarp shelters).

14.15 – 15.00. Sourcing and preparing water. (How to source water and safely prepare it for drinking).

15.00 – 15.45. Knife Law and knife sharpening. (Understand the legalities regarding the use and carriage of knives in the UK). Mandatory. (45 mins)

15.45 – 16.00. Wrap up and depart.