**THE JUNE 11-13 DATE IS NOW FULLY BOOKED. BUT DO GET IN TOUCH IF YOU ARE INTERESTED, AS A NEW DATE CAN BE SET IF THERE IS DEMAND FOR IT - CLICK THE 'CONTACT MENTOR' BUTTON** 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 sons really want to do with each other, but often don't get the chance or the excuse. 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, learn skills, tell fireside stories and have rip-roaring adv...
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 5 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 3 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.
Strengths to develop
Public Liability Insurance
First Aid Training
First Aid Kit
Coronavirus Safety Policy
Fathers pay £295 Sons pay £1 Please select all attendees at checkout and then tick the 'Concession' box next to each son's name.
• No refunds are given except in the case of a cancellation by the Mentor.
• Cancel up to 28 days before the event and receive a 75% refund. For cancellations less than 28 days before the event, 100% is payable due to the preparations in advance of the event. After booking, I will send you additional documents including terms of participation (various acknowledgements and understandings around how we will operate). Detailed event information will be circulated in good time ahead of the event. 100% refund if event needs to be cancelled due to COVID regulations.