Wilderness survival - an introduction to the basics for survival:
shelter, fire, food and water
Public bushcraft event at Kielder CastleThe
bushcraft day is aimed at beginners wanting an introduction to bushcraft skills and also those with
knowledge wanting to improve their bushcraft skills. During the bushcraft day you’ll learn the key skills
to survive: how to build a shelter from natural materials, how
a fire several different ways in difficult conditions, how to manage a fire and
on it, wild food foraging and wild medicines and how to ensure you have a supply of safe
is essential in cold and wet conditions. You’ll learn how to build an
emergency, one-person, temporary shelter using the natural materials
you find around you.
is a key survival skill: it warms us, it dries us, it makes water safe
to drink, it cooks our food, it lifts morale.
you’ll find out how to cook on a camp fire, including making supports
and hangers to hold cooking pots over the fire and we'll look at
sources of wild food.
- You’ll learn several different ways of fire lighting
- You’ll find out about a wide range of tinders
and learn how to build
the flame up into a fire you can cook over
- You’ll learn how to manage the fire from start
to finish to minimise impact on the surroundings
ground water is rarely safe to drink in Britain; we’ll look at some
ways of collecting and preparing water to make it safe to drink.
Duration: 09.30 to 16.30
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information: 16+ (Parental consent required for
The bushcraft day activity
leader is qualified through the Institute for
to teach bushcrafts to groups and has been involved in
bushcrafts and teaching woodland skills
for more than thirty years. He is DBS cleared.
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