Eequ · After school. In place of school. Beyond school.
Family Bushcraft Weekend
Re-connect in nature with the ones you love!
Mentored by Mark BeckhamMentor summary: I find myself evermore drawn back to nature
For ages: 8 - 18+ years
If you feel the need to take some time just for your family this weekend is the perfect opportunity, all within the calm and tranquil surroundings of Linkwood. You will be able to watch the roaming deer and other wildlife as you escape the hustle and bustle of daily routines, fully relax and learn some new skills. We make natural survival shelters with material that can be found in the woods. One of your family activities will be to work as a team and construct a comfortable and warm shelter that will act as your camp for the night. As you do this you will learn what to look for in materials as well as how to identify the perfect location for your base. We will talk about the different scenarios for shelter building and imagine survival situations - which is very engaging for the children! For lunch, on Saturday we will learn how to gut and fillet fish and this will be cooked on an open campfire. In the evening, we will either work with Rabbit or Pigeon to prepare the game and to c...
What you’ll need
This course will go ahead in bad weather. So pack sensibly. ESSENTIAL Individual First Aid Kit Antibacterial Hand Sanitiser knife Fork Spoon Plate/Bowl Cup Gloves for shelter building Whistle Sleeping bag Sleeping mat Water Bottle 1L minimum (Juice Bottle will be adequate) Head torch if staying overnight Wash kit OPTIONAL Insect repellant spray Sunglasses / Hat (for summer) Thermals / gloves / Hat (for winter) Notebook and pen Camera NB: You don’t need to spend a fortune on kit so if you are unsure what to purchase please contact us for advice before buying.
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First Aid Training
First Aid Kit
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Linkwood (off Linkwood Road), What3words: evaded.history.masks, Bury Saint Edmunds, Suffolk, IP30 0EN
My experience consists of a leisure activity, on a specific date(s), and therefore the 14-day ‘cooling off period’ under the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013 does not apply.
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