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Ampthill Great Park Bushcraft - Full day - Session 1 and 2

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Ampthill Park

Ampthill

MK45 2GU

United Kingdom

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Introduction To Bushcraft.

Session 1 and 2

Complete sessions 1 and 2 in one day. This is an intensive day that will provide you with plenty of hands on time to practice what you are learning.

The morning will be session 1 and the afternoon session 2. Depending on the weather we may mix the schedule a little but we will attempt to cover the syllabus in the day.

This first introduction to bushcraft will provide you with a basic foundation upon which you can start to build your bushcraft knowledge.
You will receive insight into the world of bushcraft and start to think about the things around you in a different way.

During the 8 hour session you will receive instruction on various skills and have time to practice those skills yourself.

This session will not make you and expert in anything! you will need lots of practice and for some of the topics you will need further sessions of training.

Minimum age 13. All under 18's must be accompanied by an adult.

Session 1 (morning)

  1. Introductions, site tour and 'what is bushcraft'

  2. Shelter fundamentals and options.

  3. Build a simple Tarp shelter and 4 knots. (taut tarp hitch, evenk/Siberian hitch, taut line hitch, bowline)

  4. Fire lighting challenge.

  5. Demo fire making. Fire steel, flint, solar, chemical. Include tinder and wet weather.

  6. Anything else we have time for..

Session 2 (afternoon)

  1. Work together to light the camp fire.

  2. Knife law and safety.

  3. Knife usage - Cutting, shaving, splitting etc..

  4. Intro to axe and saw.

  5. Whittling challenge

  6. Return to fire lighting, introduction to friction fire.

  7. Next steps.


FAQs

What is HLF Lottery Funding about?

Ampthill Park has obtained funding to encourage the use of the park, its facilities and its woodland. To encourage people to use the park some events are supported by the lottery fund thus reducing ticket prices.

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Minimum age for the event is 13 when accompanied by a responsible adult. Otherwise the minimum is 18.


What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

The location is walking ditance from Ammpthill town centre.
There is ample parking along the roadside outside of the park entrance. Use this rather than the park car parks please.

What can I bring into the event?

Full day events require you to bring a packed lunch.
No dogs or under 13's allowed.
If you bring your own bushcraft equipment please declare it on arrival. Read T's & C's for details.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

The name on the ticket is the only name allowed. See T's & C's for details. Every attendee must have a ticket booked and must also complete the medical/ consent questionairre.

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Ampthill Park

Ampthill

MK45 2GU

United Kingdom

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 30 days before event

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