Children's Bushcraft Intermediate Course
Welcome to our Bushcraft Intermediate course for children aged 8+
What will be covered?
Shelters: They will learn to build a group debris lean-to shelter.
Tool Use: They will be learning how to use a knife, folding saw and axe safely. Make a pot hanger for cooking and learn to safely split wood.
Fire: Learn about fires, from safety to finding wood to fire lays to lighting a fire with a fire striker and flint & steel, as well as making charcloth, feather sticks and tinder bundles. They will also make their own fire striker.
Ethnobotany: They will learn to ID a mix of trees and plants which they can use for fire lighting, to eat or for herbal first aid and we will also make some plantain ointment.
Knots: Learn to use 3-6 knots.
Cordage: make your own string! Either from willow bark or depending on season bramble or nettle.
This is a course, so it will be hands on learning.
Please remember to send them with a packed lunch and a drinking bottle.
What else is included:
-They will get to take home their own fire striker, pot hanger, cordage, as well as a jar of ointment.
The day will run from 10-4:30pm and will be limited to 8 children. £60 per child.
* For dates and to book please check our bookings page. If you are unable to make any of our dates, please get in touch and we will see about putting more dates on. Thank you.