***1 PLACE REMAINING*** This is a single event that runs over one whole weekend, from 5pm Friday to 4pm Sunday. Make a den with your dad. Sleep in the den with your dad... Make fire. Make a fire outside your den. Use sharp knives next to the fire outside your den. Hunt your dad in the night. Make traps. Get messy. Play games. All of it, with your dad (or uncle, godfather etc). This weekend packs in everything dads and and their kids really want to do with each other, but often don't get the chance or the excuse. It's a third version of Feral Fathers. There is the one with just Sons, the one with just Daughters, and this one can have Either or Both, because sometimes there's not reason to divided up that way. In a beautiful piece of woodland and in a lively village atmosphere, we blend bushcraft, survival and the art of mucking around into a thread of activities that are very achievable and a lot of fun. As a big manly tribe, we shall cook and eat together, make friends,...
About your Mentor
About your Mentor
I am a Feral Father with a Dangerous Daughter and a Savage Son. I have also been a bushcraft instructor for 6 years now (for 15 years I was an investment banker in London), and I am also a qualified hillwalking guide. One of my favourite things to do is to get groups of fathers and their children out together for exuberant weekends. I am also engaged in mentoring in various ways, as well as coaching and guiding, both adults and children. I have convened a consistent men's fire circle in the woods for over 6 years, I own a woodland where I carry out small scale forestry / conservation projects, and I'm also involved in performing sketch comedy. I have done writing, cartooning... even rap songs. I have taken myself out on a great deal of mountain, woodland and river adventures - love it. I simply love getting families out into nature, helping them equip themselves for their own adventures and realise / remember what fun there is to be had together outdoors.
In a word: terrific! Chris was the perfect host, always enthusiastic, incredibly personable - a hit with the young kids and adult kids alike... This is clearly not "just a job" for them, their passion shone throughout the three days. [My son] couldn't have been happier. He was desperately upset to have to leave... he loved his adventure. He still talks about it, and would love to do it all again. Jason, 2019 Chris was on very fine form - even better than last year. His way of 'controlling' by giving us complete freedom to do what we want was brilliant. The weekend made me realise how far both [my son] and I have come in a year, and there's a very real possibility that we'll be back again. Colin, 2019 [My son] had a number of firsts during the weekend which was wonderful to see. What we really enjoyed the most was the freedom of the camp, albeit with initial guidance from Chris and the team, and the way the program for the weekend was completely flexible. I wouldn't change this ...
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