Family Bushcraft Day
Spend a Fun Day Learning Bushcraft Skills with your Family
This is a great introductory day to bushcraft for families. Have a go at firelighting (including fire by friction and sparking); learn knot-work for tarps; collect and purify water and build a woodland shelter.
The course is designed around parents/guardians accompanying their children. The family bushcraft day course takes place in a beautiful and diverse ancient woodland adjoining the Ashdown Forest in Sussex, or for private bookings at an available venue of your choice.
Here are some of the key skills you will be learning:
how to build a leaf shelter
how to find water and make it safe
about the basic principles of responsible fire lighting and fuel collection
to light a fire with sparks and/or bow drill
how to recognise some of the plants that can provide food and other valuable materials
Price: £50 per person
Location: Nutley in Sussex or private courses elsewhere
Duration: 1 day 09.00 - 17.00
Group size: usually 5-15 people
Facilities: Drinking water, hot drinks, tarp, latrine
What to bring: course-specific kit list