Day 1 - code of conduct, what is a team, what is a leader. Revisit the basics of fire and tool use.
Day 2 - fundamentals of first aid. Shelter challenge; can your team build the greatest variety of shelters in the time allowed. This will test communication skills as well as the ability to work as part of a team.
Day 3 - problem solving and team building day. Learn what it takes to be in charge.
Day 4 - knife skills. Learn or develop your skills by making something out of wood, maybe a spoon, mushroom, bead, button, fork or a bag clip.
Day 5 - we’ll end the week a review of how things have gone and see if you can complete a very special fire challenge.
Julie Browne: Owner & founder of Dragon Adventures Ltd.
Julie has a number of years experience as a multi activity outdoor instructor delivering activities such as axe throwing, archery and bushcraft. She has worked with children and adults from diverse backgrounds including working with those with additional support needs. Julie’s passion lies with wood and tool use.
Julie is an Associate Professional in Outdoor Learning (APOL), Archery GB instructor and European Ropes Course Association instructor. She also runs a first aid training business.
- Dress for an adventurous day outdoors, regardless of the weather.
- Depending on the weather shorts are acceptable
- Lots of layers
- Sun cream, hat, gloves
- Boots or wellingtons.
- Waterproof jacket and trousers
- Spare clothing in a bag
- Water bottle
- No ‘best’ clothing it will get dirty.