TO BOOK THE COURSES LISTED BELOW - PLEASE CONTACT STUART FOR TIMES AND DATES BY EMAIL WILDMANSTICKSBUSHCRAFT@GMAIL.COM. OR BY MOBILE 07810046563 THESE COURSES RUN ALL YEAR ROUND PREFERABLY AT A WEEKEND BUT CAN BE BOOKED MIDWEEK.
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BASIC BUSHCRAFT/SELF RELIANCE (to quote Bear Grylls - Get You Out Alive)
Making a fire
Looking for Food
Skinning The Rabbit
This course is designed to strengthen your mental endurance and to give you the basics of camp
management, hunting, preparing animals for eating, fire starting. It is an intensive course even though it is basic - you will be put through a real life scenario as if you were in that situation. Even though these are basic bushcraft courses they are designed to simulate real-life situations, to teach you the methods of creating your own equipment from your surroundings or to teach you to apply basic techniques to any given scenario.
Cost £100 per person for a day's tuition from 10am to 4pm first weekend in April to last weekend in September. Please contact Stuart via email or mobile for course details and timings.
10-10.30 am - Rules for the day, health and safety, knife safety.
10.30-12.30 Shelter building - A frame, lean to, cordage making
12.30 - 1.00 Lunch
1.00 - 2.30 Firebuilding - by friction, bow drill and hand drill.
Swedish Torch - basic torch making
2.30 - 3.00 Break and Questions
3.00 - 3.30 Basic hunting - snares and basic traps
3.30 - 4.00 Basic Tree Recognition
4.00 Review of the Day and Closure
DADS AND LADS COURSE ALSO OFFERED:
This course is designed specifically for fathers and sons to enhance pair-bonding, build on the strengths of each individual and to be an introduction into the world of bushcraft.
Inspired by programmes on TV, or after a camping expedition in the garden - it is only by experiencing this world yourself that you can immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and tastes of nature. You will be tutored in how to live comfortably and above all how to respect the forest. This is a hands on course where you are taught knife usage and safety, shelter building, how to make your own tools and utensils. In the evening chill out and enjoy food round the campfire.
- knife usage/law
- shelter building
- camp fire cooking
- fire lighting
- tree and plant identification
Dads and Lads course starts at 10am and finishes at 4pm, running from first weekend in April to last weekend in September, weather permitting due to Health and Safety regulations. Cancellations are permitted and can be at the last minute. Courses can be rebooked or your money back - Stuart has the last say as to whether the course runs or not.
CORPORATE WEEKENDS are also run in a similar way to the Dads and Lads course - a weekend to bring out strengths, develop leadership skills and promote teambuilding. Running from first weekend in April to last weekend in September. Please contact Stuart by email or telephone. Maximum number of participants is 20 and a minimum of 5.
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