Eequ · After school. In place of school. Beyond school.
Touching the Earth- Family Bushcraft Day
Bushcraft days for the whole family to enjoy
Mentored by Hannah at Natural PathwaysMentor summary: Outdoor educator and bushcraft instructor
For ages: 1 - 18+ years
What we'll do
“In Just One Day… You’ll Discover Everything You’ll Ever Need To Know… To build a Warm, Dry Shelter and Light a Roaring Fire” On this course, you’ll learn about building shelters and lighting fires. And it’s important for you to get this off-pat because, in a survival situation, these are your first two BIG priorities. So you’ll be shown, step by step, how to make fires and shelters - quickly and easily - using whatever’s around you. And Like Anything Else In Life… It’s Easy Once You Know How! By the end of the course, you’ll feel a lot more confident in the woods - be able to knock up a quick shelter - and conjure up a nice, warm fire to cook your Marsh Mallows on! -------- Please arrive 10 minutes before the start time. Location - The woodland is close to the village of Barham, near Canterbury, Kent. Directions and kit list will be sent via email a few days prior to the course date At least one adult must attend with each party We would appreciate it if you could car share ...
What you'll learn
On this action-packed course, you’ll learn: The ideal type of fire to build. We’ll show you a quick and easy way to build a fire that’s simple to light - easy to keep going - and burns nice and hot. This is an essential skill to learn. Where to find and gather an endless supply of DRY firewood… even if it’s been RAINING. Even if the ground’s wet and damp - you’ll know exactly where to look - and WHAT to do - to find DRY wood for a roaring fire. 3 ways to build a “debris” shelter that’ll keep you warm… dry… and as “snug-as-a-bug-in-a-rug.” Once you know these 3 simple shelters - you’ll be able to adapt them for use in many situations. A quick and easy way to light a roaring fire… WITHOUT matches or a lighter. Just by using a special pocket size fire lighting “tool” - you’ll never have to worry about losing a gas lighter - or trying to use damp soggy matches - EVER again. We’ll show you what this tool is - and more importantly - HOW to use it. It’s so simple to use - even when it'...
“...thank you so much for the lively and entertaining day the whole family had on your Fire and Shelter day. My grandson enthused about his adventures over the next two weekends, cornering anyone prepared to listen to the fire lighting with black cotton and a fire stick...” Valerie, Kent UK
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Look for Natural Pathways Banner at woodland entrance, Walderchain Wood, Canterbury, Kent, CT4 6NS
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