Junior Bushcraft Courses

WILD EDGE BUSHCRAFT COURSES: ADVENTURE IN  THE OUTDOOR!

Wild Bushcraft courses Gives you the chance to light fires, build shelters, prepare food and much more exciting new skills to learn!….

Can you take the challenge and live the adventure?
The new 2 hour challenge is a shorter day, where you focus on the four main elements to live in the wild. Ask for further details.


Beginners
Course

On this course you will spend time building up your confidence in learning how to start living in the great out doors by mastering some of the basics.

Fire:

  • Matches
  • Flint and Steel
  • Make up of a fire

Water:

  • Safe use of a Mill bank

Shelter:

  • Lean To Shelter:

Food:

  • Camp fire S’morse

Intermediate Course

Working with the skills you have learnt in the beginners course, we will advance your ability to take on more of what is around you and put it to good use.

Fire:

  • Cotton Wool
  • Wire Wool + Battery
  • Re Cap lesson 1

Water:

  • Water Purification
  • Evaporation method
  • Filtration Method

Shelter:

  • Lean too
  • A Frame

Food:

  • Home made camp fire burgers


Advance
Course

Here we perfect what has been learnt in the other two courses and use more natural methods of lighting a fire and collect water from nature. As well as helping you with a new shelter design.

Fire:

  • King Alfred cakes
  • Char cloth

Water:

  • Water collection- transpiration
  • Drinking bottle filtration

Shelter:

  • Lean too
  • A Frame
  • Dimond

Food:

  • Bannock Bread


Expert
Course

This is the final course where we test you skill and also teach you the final parts to your of training in getting you confident in the living in the out doors and thriving in this environment.

Fire:

  • Bow drill
  • Fire walls
  • Re Cap on last lesson
  • wet weather fire lighting

Water:

  • Use of clothing
  • Sola Still

Shelter:

  • Hammock system and Tarp

Food:

  • Fish prep
  • Cooking over a camp fire.


small groups, Big SKILLS session:

Working your way through each level, you gain a greater understanding of what it means to live in the outdoors and thrive!

On your final course you will be awards one of the Wild Edge Bushcraft Head Overs to take on your next outdoor adventure and a certificate of completion explaining what skills you have learnt.

Group size: Minimum group size is 4 students and a maximum group size of 8.

Starting Age: 8 years old

Length of course: 2 hours per different skills levels

Total cost: £200 for 4 students. Extra student is £50, with a group size of up to 8 in a session.

Location: We come to you! we can travel up to an hour from our location in Melksham and set up camp in a good size garden. If you have trees we can use while there would be great, but not essential.

Travel over an hour will incur an extra fuel cost.


School groups:

cost for 4hrs £450

Cost for 6 hrs £600- this includes an extra Wild Edge instructor.

Group size and group duration per session can be talked about when enquiring. We can tailor make the session to your schools requirement.


Private Birthdays:

This is a great and fun way to celebrate a up and coming birthday with a difference. keeping them having fun in the outdoors while learning the great skills on how to survive in the Wild!

We would recommend the beginner’s course to start your adventure.

A camp fire cook out can be organised upon request.

Free Personal Woodland Challenge T-shirt for the birthday student!

Group size: Minimum group size is 4 students and a maximum group size of 8.

Starting Age: 8 years old

Length of course: 2 hours per different skills levels.

Location: We come to you! We can travel up to an hour from our location in Melksham and set up camp in a good size garden. If you have trees we can use while there would be great, but not essential.

Travel over an hour will incur an extra fuel cost.

Total cost: £200 for 4 students. Extra student is £50, with a group size of up to 8 in a session.