Bushcraft Basic Skills Day
Learn Basic Bushcraft Skills in a Day
This is an excellent beginner's bushcraft day course and a valuable consolidation for those with some bushcraft experience. You will learn firelighting with bow drill and sparks, water preparation, shelter building and plant uses.
The emphasis is on guidance and you are always encouraged to have a go and think things through for yourself.
The course takes place in a beautiful and ecologically rich ancient woodland, adjoining the Ashdown Forest in Sussex, or for private courses at a venue of your choice.
Here are some of the key skills you will be learning:
know how to build a leaf shelter
learn to identify some common trees and how they are used as bushcraft resources
understand how to find water and make it safe
understand the basic principles of responsible firelighting and fire wood selection
knife safety and use
have succeeded in lighting a fire with sparks and/or bow drill
Price: £80 per person
Location: Nutley in Sussex or private courses elsewhere
Duration: 1 day - 09.00 - 17:00
Group size: usually 5-10 people
Facilities: Drinking water, hot drinks, tarp, latrine
What to bring: course-specific kit list