Bushcraft Skills Course
|Date||Occurs 17/02/2019 - 17/03/2019|
|Admission||5 sessions for £125. 16 years and above.|
Together we will explore the bushcraft realm offering a beginners insight into lost arts and primeval survival techniques.
The course is broken down into 5 sessions with an additional optional wild camp on completion of all of the training sessions. 16 years and above.
Session 1: Bushcraft basics
What is bushcraft?
The bushcrafters equipment Intro to working with cutting tools
Intro to knots
Intro to sleeping systems
Intro to cooking systems
Practice and principles of Leave No Trace
Session 2: Shelter building
Tarps and tents
Protection from insects and animals
Session 3: Firecraft and campcraft
Principles and components of fire lighting
Troubleshooting when fire lighting
Fire pit layouts
Fire extinguishing and safety
Session 4: Food for Free
Ancient hunting methods
Safe cooking in the outdoors
Water purification techniques
Session 5: Consolidating skills
Review of our previously learnt skills to include;
Constructing a group shelter
Construct a sleeping system
Creating a firepit and fire
Forage for food and obtain safe water
Create a cooking system and cook a meal
Strike camp and Leave No Trace
Dean Castle & Country Park
- Dean Road
- East Ayrshire
- KA3 1XB
- Tel: 01563 554734
|Sunday:||Grounds Open. Castle Closed|
|Monday:||Grounds Open. Castle Closed|
|Tuesday:||Grounds Open. Castle Closed|
|Wednesday:||Grounds Open. Castle Closed|
|Thursday:||Grounds Open.Castle Closed|
|Friday:||Grounds Open. Castle Closed|
|Saturday:||Grounds Open. Castle Closed|
|Disabled toilet facilities||Yes|
|Temporary displays & changing exhibitions||Yes|
|Events & workshops||Yes|
|Car parking nearby||Yes|
|Disabled access (limited to parts of castle)||Yes|
|School & group visits welcome by appointment||Yes|
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