Family Bushcraft Weekend

Re-connect in nature with the ones you love!
Mentored by Mark Beckham

I find myself evermore drawn back to nature

Natural Survivor
Bury Saint Edmunds, IP30 0EN
For ages: 8 - 18+
Standard £200·Concession £150
Next date:Saturday 20th Aug, 08:00 - 23:00

A summary

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...

About your Mentor

About your Mentor

Mark

Mark is the Owner and Director of Natural Survivor Ltd. Here is his story… Growing up in a small rural village in Suffolk, I always enjoyed the outdoors and what it had to offer. Luckily for me, it was all on my doorstep. I joined the scouts at a young age and loved every minute of it. I soon realised that being part of a team that worked well together was very important to me. Learning new skills, making new friends, training evenings, weekend camps, summer camps and all the new things I was learning really started me on a journey thats brought me to where I am today. Serving a long career in HM Armed Forces spanning from 1990 – 2018 I travelled extensiveIy over the years experiencing a side of life I wouldn’t have normally encountered, educating me about different cultures along the way. Now I have retired from military life I find myself evermore drawn back to nature and the calmness it brings. Having been on a personal recovery journey of my own and the realisation of the way m...

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.

Learning aims

You will learn how to prepare game to eat

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Family Bushcraft Weekend camp mentored by Mark Beckham
Family Bushcraft Weekend camp mentored by Mark Beckham
Family Bushcraft Weekend camp mentored by Mark Beckham
Family Bushcraft Weekend camp mentored by Mark Beckham
Family Bushcraft Weekend camp mentored by Mark Beckham
Family Bushcraft Weekend camp mentored by Mark Beckham
Family Bushcraft Weekend camp mentored by Mark Beckham
Family Bushcraft Weekend camp mentored by Mark Beckham
Family Bushcraft Weekend camp mentored by Mark Beckham
Family Bushcraft Weekend camp mentored by Mark Beckham
Family Bushcraft Weekend camp mentored by Mark Beckham
Family Bushcraft Weekend camp mentored by Mark Beckham
Family Bushcraft Weekend camp mentored by Mark Beckham
Family Bushcraft Weekend camp mentored by Mark Beckham
Family Bushcraft Weekend camp mentored by Mark Beckham
Family Bushcraft Weekend camp mentored by Mark Beckham
Family Bushcraft Weekend camp mentored by Mark Beckham
Family Bushcraft Weekend camp mentored by Mark Beckham
Family Bushcraft Weekend camp mentored by Mark Beckham

What's provided

Drinks

Snacks

Meals

Equipment

Safety

Enhanced DBS

Basic DBS

Risk Assessment

Public Liability Insurance

Safeguarding Training

First Aid Training

First Aid Kit

Smoke Detector

Coronavirus Safety Policy

Please note

Please note, it is the responsibility of the booker to satisfy themselves about the adequacy of the safety measures. This platform is merely an introducer and does not verify the items listed here.

Where
we'll be

Linkwood (off Linkwood Road), What3words: evaded.history.masks, Bury Saint Edmunds, Suffolk, IP30 0EN

Pricing information

Standard: £200
Adults should select a Standard ticket for £200 Childen can each select a Concession at £150 I also offer a Family Package for £650 which covers 2 Adults and 2 Children. If you would like the Family Ticket please message me and I will send a bespoke invoice
Concession: £150

Pricing information

Cancellation

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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