Natural Living Skills
Day in the Woods
Get outdoors and spend the day at our private wilderness site in the woods along the banks of the beautiful river Avonmore.
Our 'Day In The Woods' programme is all about getting out, having fun and learning some skills. Our location is a beautiful and natural wild environment and a perfect place to unwind, practice outdoor skills and a chance to reconnect with nature.
The campfire will be lit and will have large kettles hanging over it with water on the boil for anyone looking for hot drinks.The morning programme will start at 10am with a break for lunch at 12.45pm. Afternoon activity resumes at 1.30pm and we finish our day at 4.30pm - 5pm.
We have a short but adventurous loop walk around the site which will bring you through the forest and along by the river and up to our tree tent and hammock camping area. This spot was used to film scenes from the popular TV series Vikings, who left behind some beautiful tree carvings. Archery is offered here and what a better place to shoot some arrows.
Our Natural Living Skills programme will give everyone an insight and understanding of firecraft - including fire by friction, managing your fire for both cooking and warmth, making water safe to drink,modern and emergency shelters and essential knots. The programme is delivered in a friendly and informal manner. Previous experience is not essential - you just need to have a love for the outdoors and interested to learn more about it!
Subjects covered during the course of the day include the following
Schedule: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm workshop
Cost: €65 per person, group discounts available
Includes: Light lunch, tea & coffee/hot water, use of communal kitchen
Special Note: In cooperation with Woodcraft School Uk, our Natural Living Skills programs will give people an insight and understanding of some outdoor skills. Program content is based on the Woodcraft School accredited courses which are certified by NCFE UK.
These programs are suitable for young and old alike providing a solid foundation to continue and do the accredited courses if they wish to obtain a certificate. We have the Level 2, suitable for people up to 18yrs old and the Advanced Level 3 Bushcraft Award, for 18yrs and over. Check our website for course dates in 2019 and as numbers are limited, book early to secure your place.
There will be other courses and workshops available at our private wilderness site in Wicklow for 2019. Check for details and dates in our website and facebook page.