Bushcraft & Survival
A chance to forage and learn the rudiments of survival with experiences trainers. Explore the scenic low-lying, mostly forested, intimate areas, learning about the difference between bush craft and Survival.
Learn new skills such as –
- Shelter building
- Deer tracking
- Water filtration
- Fire lighting
- Selecting of woodland foods through foraging
Excellent for team building and developing core skills such as problem solving and communication. Great fun too. It connects the adventurer to nature and gives the person real time skills.
Survival and bushcraft courses
These days are workshop and journey based, where survivalists will move from a central location then head out on guided walks with your expert guide, where survivalists will learn about the most traditional of skills developed by the commandos or learn skills passed down by our ancestors over thousands of years.
These courses can include fire through friction and spark, learn about bow, drill and base plates, the use of flint and steel, basics of making a mix to building a fire. Even how our ancestors stored and carried embers using natural items. A focus on shelter construction and types when combined with fire to form a base. Water location, filtration and carriage and foraging for wild food along with how to make use of trees: from the leaves to the roots. There can also be included Information on bushcraft and survival equipment – including a workshop on knives and how to use these items safely. We touch on natural navigation and environment too.
A great informative, social event.
Recent Bushcraft & Survival Trips
Most of our Kenyan team are proud members of the Agikuyu (kikuyu).You will find the Kikuyu very social bunch, who like a good laugh, with townships being alive with chatter, Kikuyu brand of music and the smell of Nyama choma (roasted meat). The women are strong its...
An intrepid canoe journey and bushcraft day for 4 people and one sausage dog. We began with some tandem paddling skills practice and journeyed south on Loch Lomond past the historic village of Luss. As there was a strong south westerly wind racing up the...
It was the day after Catrina's wedding - Congratulations Catrina! - and to allow the adults to relax after the celebrations a bushcraft/survival event was organised. After a blindfold team game and guessing the weight of an Atlantic Oak tree, we set off to explore the...