Bushcraft Camp @ Woodcraft Park Farm 4-6 October 2013

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Event date: 
4 October 2013 - 6:00pm - 6 October 2013 - 3:00pm
Event location: 
Woodcraft Park Farm, Lurgashall, Petworth, West Sussex, GU28 9EU

This camp is open to Pioneers and above and participation will be limited to 30, the maximum ratio of children to adults will be 5 to 1.
Leaders who have younger children may bring them to this camp provided the ratio is not exceeded.
The camp will be held at our very own Woodcraft Park Farm, in Lurgashall, Petworth, West Sussex, GU28 9EU.We will camp in tents on the edge of the woods and will take part in bushcraft activities in the new bushcraft area within the woods.
Activities Could Include:-

  • Wide Games – participants can create new ones or bring along old favorites.
  • Exploring the Natural Environment of WPF – nature treasure hunts may be a way of doing this.
  • Wood Craft – whittling small personal items like tent pegs, spreaders, forks, spoons, whistles, elder bracelets and necklaces.
  • Making larger items for the new cooking and communal area like roll top tables for food preparation, serving & washing up, chairs for sitting around the fire and tripods, billy hangers and galley racks for cooking over open fire.
  • Fire Lighting – collecting correct materials for tinder, kindling and burning wood.
  • Choosing the best type of open fires for small group and large communal cooking.
  • Cooking – how to cook over open fires, healthy eating, camp hygiene, foraging for and preparing wild food.
  • Shelter Building – erecting bivouacs and hammocks, constructing benders, arcs and dens to sleep in the wild.

If any groups have further activity ideas please let us have them. 

Safety training, instruction and rules will be given before any children are allowed to practice any of the higher risk activities, like using knives, axes saws and drills. We have full risk assessment documents, which will be circulated to participating leaders.

If any parents would like to join us for this camp they are very welcome.

The cost for the weekend is again £16.00 per person.

Booking Forms, Essential Equipment Lists and Consent Forms for this event are attached below.

If you are interested in joining this event please send your full payment to Dick Tyte, 11 Fairfax Close, Walton on Thames, KT12 2AJ, the closing date for bookings is 14 September.

If you have any questions or need further information, please get in touch.
Dick Tyte (Walton-on-Thames District) dt.sparx@virgin.net, 01932 231684, 07504 643952.
 

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Bushcraft Camp - Information and booking - 4-6 October 2013.doc47.5 KB
Bushcraft Camp - Consent & medical form.doc31 KB
Bushcraft Camp - Equipment list.doc26 KB