Family Bushcraft Weekend

AddressBrickendon Lane
AtPolaris Wilderness Adventure
CountyNorth Yorkshire (GB103)
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Brickendon Lane
Polaris Wilderness Adventure
North Yorkshire (GB103)
Tel 2018-07-13
Categoria Events

Two day, two night course for family groups or children (under 18) accompanied by a parent/guardian. Why not bring your young adventurers into the woods for the weekend and give them the chance to learn new skills, develop confidence and learn about the natural world around them. You can share in the challenge of mastering fire, make your own shelter and then relax in front of your fire together when the day is done. Course content can vary depending on the season, and natural resources available but includes: - Safe knife use* - Knife maintenance* - Siting your fire - Tinder choice and preparation - Kindling and main fuel selection - 3 techniques for fire lighting including fire from spark. - Fire from one match, every time. - Fire lays - Fire management - Leaving no trace - Useful Plants and Trees - Finding water & water purification - Build Natural and man-made shelters - Camp craft - Introduction to animals, tracks and signs.

- Animal print hunt - including print casting (* indicates optional at parental discretion for ages 11 and over) Taught from an expedition-style base camp in beautiful mixed broadleaf and coniferous woodland with eco-friendly composting toilet. The camp fire is under cover and acts as a communal and teaching area with a hot kettle constantly on the fire, and coffee, tea, biscuits and squash available at all times of day. Please note this is a self-catering course. Cost: £210 for 1 adult and 1 child £260 for 1 adult and 2 children £295 for a family of four Dates Available: Fri 20th-Sun 22nd April 2018 Fri 13th-Sun 15th July 2018 Fri 19th-Sun 21st Oct 2018

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