2016 Dates to be confirmed
Course title: [Level one] Bushcraft
This course is designed to introduce people to the basics of Bushcraft. Over 2 or 3 days participants will learn basic bushcraft skills, creating a strong foundation of knowledge and practical skill. We are running two Level one courses one which is aimed for adults and the second which is focused on young people between the ages of 12 to 16 years old and takes place in the safety of the 35 acre Irish National Heritage Park. The fundamentals of this course enable the student to go on and acquire a deeper understanding on level 2 and 3 Bushcraft.
- Camp craft, safety
- Knife use and safety
- Tree identification and uses.
- Fire lighting ( Level One)
- Water purification
- Flint Knapping
What you will need?
- Wet gear,
- Wellington boots,
- Personal medication, e.g. Asthma inhaler
- Track suit bottoms, No Jeans,
- Hiking boots [or footwear with ankle support]
- Fleece top,
- Hand towel,
- Note book, Pencil.
- Packed Lunch
Note: Level one must be done before level two and level two must be done before level three.
Junior Level Two Bushcraft Course
Adult Level Two Bushcraft Course
- Camp craft
- Fire lighting ( Level two )
- Cooking + food preparation in the forest
- Natural Cordage.
Level Three (junior) – Over night Dates to be confirmed
- Camp craft
- Fire lighting (level three)
- Hunting – trapping
- Shelter construction