Go wild with the Wychwood Project - Campfire skills for 8 - 12 year olds

16 April 2020, 10:00 - 15:00 ( Add to calendar )

Come and join us at Foxburrow Wood for a day of campfire skills.  Fire lighting without matches, feather sticks, natural tinder, charcoal making, camp cutlery whittling, nettle cord making.  Spend the day learning the basic skills you need if you wanted to survive on an adventure in the countryside. 

On the day you will learn:

  • Several methods of matchless fire lighting
  • How to make a feather stick to use to get the fire going easily
  • Which natural products can be used as tinder
  • Charcoal making on your campfire
  • How to make some campfire cutlery by whittling available timber
  • How to make string from nettles without getting stung

You will need to bring:

  1. Packed lunch, snacks, favourite drinks
  2. Suitable clothing, weather appropriate

The Wychwood Project will provide:

  1. Specialist trainers
  2. Trained 1st Aiders
  3. All equipment, tools and other necessary items
  4. Tea, coffee, squash, water
  5. Shelter
  6. Outdoor loos


Registration Type

Name Price Quantity

Standard Registration

Price £40.00 Quantity None Available