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Bushcraft Training Day

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Event information

Would you like to learn more Bushcraft? Come and join us at our Bushcraft training day.

At the end of the training you will have confidence in using tools and being able to run simple bushcraft activities with your girls.  You will also get access to be able to borrow the county bushcraft equipment including the hammocks.

Anyone undertaking this training will be welcome to help with Bushcraft activities at County camp in the summer to consolidate their knowledge and gain experience.

Training will cover:

The safe use of sharp tools – bushcraft knives, axes, froes and saws

Teaching girls to use knives safely

Producing kindling

Building a fire

Sustaining a fire

Using a Kelly Kettle to boil water

Safety information on using Dutch ovens

Different fire types – Camp fires, cooking fires, smores fires

Erecting a shelter using a tarp

Using hammocks

Payment should be made by BACS to

Deposits can be paid via BACS to Girl Guiding Leics – Special Events

Sort Code – 20-52-69

Account Number – 33563421



When it's happening

Saturday 18 May 2024
at 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Price: £7

If a bushcraft pack is required - please add £20 to payment Pack contains knife, fire steel, fire blower and kindling tin.

Venue information

Topstones County Campsite

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