Bushcraft Northern Ireland

Give your kids the Bear Grylls experience!

Forest Bush craft camps

Why not give your children the Bear Grylls experience?

We specialise in bush craft camps which are great for teambuilding, increasing confidence and resilience.  Why keep them locked up inside, let them out to discover nature.

Our camps are seasonal, running Easter/Summer/Halloween also private bookings available for community or church groups families and even sports groups.

Lessons start with the survival 3s basics which prioritise what you need to do in a survival situation. We demonstrate shelter building, fire lighting and water collection and purification techniques other activities foraging and leaf recognition, rock painting and knot and bracelet making.

Wild cooking where everyone gets the opportunity to cook sausages or marshmallows on the fire, everyone on a Bush craft camp will get hands on. our bush craft camps are at forest fitness which is a beautiful birch tree forest which is approximately 30 acre located in Carrickfergus, We can provide mobile bush craft on request providing that there is a wooded area near by.  

Suitable for 7 years plus. All our instructors are child protection and Access NI certified.

All activities outdoor at the forest. Warm clothing and suitable footwear required.

Full day bush craft camp £25

1Hr bush craft £5pp Minimum 8 people

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Characteristics

Safety 

  • The setting is rigorously checked before every session.
  • Clear boundaries are established for the children to stay within.

    Multisensory

      • The freedom to explore using multiple senses is fundamental for encouraging creative, diverse and imaginative play.

      Adult supervision

       

      • Adult to pupil ratio that allows for children to undertake tasks and play activities that challenge them but do not put them at undue risk of harm.
      • It also allows practitioners quickly to get to know the individual learning styles, abilities and characteristics of the children in their charge.

      Opening Times

      Mon-Fri: 10am to 6pm

      Sat: 10am to 6pm

      Sun: 10am to 4pm

      Booking by appointment.

      Call us

      07799 533 248

      The Forest

      Marshallstown Road Carrickfergus, BT38 9DE, UK