Introduction to Bushcraft Day
20th February 2021
A great introduction to bushcraft survival skills and techniques
A great day grasping the basics of Bushcraft from one of the most established schools in the UK.
This course is ideal for anyone with a general interest in bushcraft or for professionals embarking on a career in outdoor learning.
This course will leave you with a foundational understanding in many core bushcraft survival skills. Following this course if you wish to take the skills further why not consider the Bushcraft Competency course we run.
During the day you’ll get to:
- Learn how to build an effective weatherproof shelter from woodland materials you gather
- Learn efficient fire lighting techniques, including successful friction lighting
- Make string from natural materials
- Explore different tracking techniques
- Sample some tasty wild food
About the instructor
Dave Watson has devoted his life to using his bushcraft skills to help develop, train or mentor people from all walks of life. He spent ten years working for outdoor activity centres, before setting up Woodland Survival Crafts in 1995.
Dave’s passion for ancient survival skills, or ‘bushcraft’ as it has become known, stems from his teenage years when he spent much of his time wandering around Britain in semi-wild places trying to live off the land. His passion is infectious and his knowledge is endless.
Dave now works at the forefront of bushcraft and survival training and is involved in developing professional training and accreditation for the ever growing, outdoor learning sector.