Forest Bush craft camps
Bushcraft is the use and practice of skills, thereby acquiring and developing knowledge and understanding, in order to survive and thrive in a natural environment. Bushcraft skills provide for the basic physiological necessities for human life: food, water sourcing and purification, shelter-building, and firecraft. Wikipedia
We specialise in bushcraft camps which are great for team building, increasing confidence and resilience. Why keep them locked up inside, let them out to discover nature.
Everyone gets a hands on experience at bush craft, using hand tools Axes and cutting tools, under expert supervision.
Lessons start with the survival 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 include foraging and leaf recognition, rock painting and knot and bracelet making. Wild cooking is also included in which everyone gets to cook sausages or marshmallows on the fire.
Suitable for 7 years plus.
All our instructors are child protection and Access NI certified.
All activities take place outdoors in the forest – Warm clothing and suitable footwear required.
Minimum 8 people
1 Hr bushcraft £10 pp
Full day bush craft camp £30
We can provide mobile bushcraft and Private 1 to 1 or 1 to 2 sessions on request
The setting is rigorously checked before every session.
Clear boundaries are established for the children to stay within.
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.
The freedom to explore using multiple senses is fundamental for encouraging creative, diverse and imaginative play.