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Coastal Survival and Bushcraft Skills weekend

The Coastal Survival and Bushcraft Skills Weekend

Joining us on our Coastal Survival and Bushcraft Skills Weekend will leave you with a greater understanding and knowledge of the British Isles coastline. The coastal regions of the British Isles can be a bountiful resource of wild food and a great place to spend free time, however, they also present many dangers.

We will help you develop a greater understanding of these beautiful areas by covering sessions on the following subjects:

You will be shown how to make a shelter with the resources around you, how to erect a tarp efficiently and in the most effective way to suit your circumstances and you will be informed on the effects of having no shelter and how it affects the body

How to make a fire with several different methods including fire by friction. How to identify use and prepare good natural tinders

You will be shown how to find and make safe water for drinking, we will teach you how to source filter and purify water using several different methods

We will be out foraging for edible plants and seaweeds on the foreshore and the coastline, these will accompany meals that we prepare together

We will forage for shell fish and crustaceans from the shoreline

You will be shown and you will have a chance to fish with a rod, we will show you several methods of fishing and teach you how to target specific species

We will be preparing food together and using several methods of cooking mainly on an open fire to prepare our meals

As a group we will deliver a session on how to make a fishing net using techniques with and without a netting needle

You will be shown how fishing nets and traps work and how they can be an essential resource for producing food

We  will inform you about the tides and how they vary and what you need to understand about them, how to identify Rip currents and the dangers associated with water. We will also give you an insight into reading the weather

You will be shown how to understand direction and read a map we will show you how to use a compass and why its important to carry these tools in coastal and remote areas. you will also be taught how to find direction without  a compass

As we do on all of our events you will be informed how to safely and efficiently use the cutting tools supplied by us which will be a folding saw and a fixed blade knife

We will scavenge our way around the coastline looking for any valuable resources which could be a life saver in a real life survival situation , one mans junk is another mans treasure

Before you leave we will make sure you are aware of the law associated with coastal fishing, netting , trapping and foraging

This event will be very informative with lots of hands on skills practice. We will be actively foraging and fishing to acquire food to accompany our evening meals. Course participants will be involved in all of the sessions delivered

As busy as this event is we always try to give course participants some free down time to relax and take in the scenery. A full kit list will be sent out to participating students. Evening meals are supplied by Serious Outdoor Skills, course participants must bring 1 x lunch meal and 2x breakfast meals for this event.

This event will take place on the beautiful Cornish coastline near Lansallos

Start Friday 3pm

Finish Sunday 11.30am

**Age 15+ (Under 18’s to be accompanied by a paying adult.)

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