Outdoor Survival Skills

Saturday 05/11/11 00:00 - 06/11/11 00:00

Westley Farm

This course is designed to give you all the essentials you need to really thrive outdoors. The course is very hands on and designed to help you feel at home with nature. With Nicolas Skinner

Though Nicholas will adapt the course to suit the needs of each group, he would expect to cover the following over the weekend: Fire building: methods of ignition, types of lay, with a chance to practice fire by friction. Knife craft: safe and efficient use of this essential tool, learn a variety of techniques Wood craft: learn how to produce beautiful and functional pieces. Tracking and stalking: skills to give you the skills to get closer to animals. Camp fire cooking: learn how to control the fire and cook supper in a pit oven. Shelters: build natural shelters and a look at practical man-made sleeping systems, with a chance to sleep in them. Suitable for children 10+. Cost: £110 adults, £50 children (£70 concs)