A master class dedicated to learning the art and magic of wild fire making. We will explore a range of skills from modern survival methods to traditional making fire by friction, taking you on a journey through time. Understand the use of natural tinder, how to identify and harvest materials, and the different types of fire lays. Learn to construct your own bow drill kit in the forest and master the ancient techniques necessary to bring fire to life, and a spark to the spirit! Mentors: Luke Funnell, Pauliina Tuominen, and Joseph McKenzie.
About your Mentor
About your Mentor
I am a father of two young children and a full-time house husband. I have worked as an outdoor instructor and facilitator for many years leading transformative woodland projects for children, teenagers and adults. I am qualified as a forest school leader, advanced level bush craft and survival instructor, health and social worker and teacher. I have spent the last 3 years training in deep ecology, nature connection and nature philosophy based on Native American teachings. I have over 20 years of experience working with children and teenagers as a youth worker, teacher, playworker, behaviour adviser and residential social worker. The work I am most skilled in and passionate about is working with young people with emotional and behavioural difficulties. I have been working with at risk and vulnerable young people in society for most of my career; without doubt the most important and profound changes I have witnessed in these individuals is when I work with them in nature. I passionatel...
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