LOCKDOWN VIRUS CHALLENGES AND     NATURE CONNECTIVE EXPERIENCES 

      WE WILL KEEP YOU EXCITED ABOUT LIFE !

ON-LINE ZOOM EVENT :

 

SUBJECT : PALEOLITHIC BUSHCRAFT AND NATURE

CONNECTION SKILLS

PAYMENT /BOOKING : BOOK BEFORE 12 PM SATURDAY 2 MAY  . PAYMENT AT BOTTOM OF PAGE 

 

AGE GROUP : ADULTS AND KIDS WELCOME FROM 6 YEARS

AND UPWARDS

 

SESSIONS : 7 SESSIONS IN TOTAL – EACH SESSION LASTING AROUND 2- 2 ½ HOURS

 

DATES / TIMES : 4 – 6 PM : STARTING FROM 3 MAY ,1                                                              SESSION EVERY 4 DAYS :

3 MAY , 7 MAY , 11 MAY , 15 MAY , 19 MAY , 23 MAY , 27 MAY

 

PRICE: SLIDING SCALE

  WAGED / EMPLOYED : PER CLASS : 8

             ALL CLASSES : 56

 

FURLOUGH / BENEFITS : PER CLASS : 6

                ALL CLASSES : 42

 

       DONATION BASED :   4 PER CLASS

              ALL CLASSES : 28

 

UNEMPLOYED / NO JOB ! : PAY WHAT YOU WISH / FREE

 

 

LOCATIONS: BACK / FRONT GARDEN , AND NEARBY PARK –

OPEN SPACE THATS AVALABLE

 

TOOLS / EQUIPMENT NEEDED :

 

KNIFE , SAW, MASKING TAPE MEASURE, NEW NOTEBOOK AND PEN , PHONE OR PC , STRING .

 

WE WILL MAKE A WHATS UP GROUP / EMAIL TO STAY IN TOUCH AND TO SEND ALL INFORMATION FOR THE CLASSES .

 

 

 

OBJECTIVES AND OVERVIEW OF SESSIONS:

 

KEEP YOU FULFILLED THROUGH PLAY , WOODWORK, AND NATURE CONNECTED ACITIVITIES .

 

WE WILL SEND YOU OUT E MAILS 2 DAYS BEFORE EACH CLASS TO GO OUT AND HARVEST CERTAIN PIECES FOR THE SESSIONS.

 

EVERY CLASS WILL BEGIN WITH GRATITUDE , TALKING CIRCLE ,SMALL PRAYER AND INTRODUCTION TO THE CLASS.

 

WE ARE HERE TO HELP IN THESE TROUBLING TIMES , TO GIVE RESTBITE TO THE BANAL LIVES WE HAVE AT THE MOMENT , TO GIVE SOME SPRING STEP IN OUR LIVES , THROUGH CREATIVITY, FUN CHALLENGES AND PRACTICAL LIFE SKILLS , ENHANCING YOUR WORLD AND EMPOWERING YOUR SPIRIT .

 

CRAFTING AND PRACTICAL NATURE SKILLS WERE TAUGHT UP UNTIL 50 YEARS AGO ! NOW WE HAVE LOST OR FORGOTTEN MOST OF THEM , WELL FOR TIMES LIKE THESE WE ARE HERE TO BRING THEM BACK !

 

IF THIS KIND OF MEDIUM GOES WELL AND THE FEED BACK IS GOOD WE WILL KEEP RUNNING THEM UNTIL THIS ORDEAL IS OVER . WE WILL SEND YOU ON MANY MISSIONS AND ADVENTURES TO GET YOU OUT OF THE HOUSE !

 

 

SOME DETAIL OF THE TECHNIQUES WE WILL GO INTO :

 

SIT SPOT AND THE 5 CALLS OF THE BIRDS:

 

WE WILL SEND YOU OUT TO OPEN UP YOUR SENSES TO THE NATURAL WORLD, USING BIRD LANGUAGE AS OUR GATEWAY TO TUNE IN AND MERGE WITH WILDLIFE AND ALL OF NATURE . THIS IS ONE OF THE OLDEST TECHNIQUES IN THE WORLD . IT BRINGS PEACE OF MIND , NATURE CONNECTION AND NEW EXPERIENCES AND UNDERSTANDING OF WHAT SURROUNDS US . WE CAN REALLY TO START TO WITENSS THINGS WE NEVER SAW BEFORE .

 

THE ART OF MENTORING:

 

WE BELIEVE IN MENTORING , ALLOWING THE STUDENTS TO COME TO THEIR OWN GUIDANCE AND ANSWERS FOR CERTAIN TECHNIQUES , WE WILL GIVE CLUES AND GUIDELINES BUT SOMETIMES LEAVE IT UP TO YOU FOR THE ADVENTURE ! WE BELIEVE ALSO IN NOT ANSWERING EVERY QUESTION BUT ASKING ANOTHER QUESTION TO ALLOW COMMON SENSE AND TO ALLOW PEOPLE OWN CREATION AND INGENUITY TO ANSWER THEM , EMPOWERING US THAT WE CAN DO THINGS ALONE AND COME TO OUR OWN CONCLUSIONS .

 

 

SESSION 1 :

 

GRATITUDE CIRCLE , INTRO ,

SIT SPOT AND THE LANGUAGE OF THE BIRDS

 

 

 

SESSION 2 :

 

WILD FOOD FORAGING : WILD FOOD IS EVERYWHERE , PEERING OUT AT US WILLING US TO PICK AND EAT IT! ITS THRILLING LEARNING ABOUT WILD FOOD , IT NEVVER CEASES TO KEEP ME ENTHRALLED WITH ITS RICH FLAVOURS AND DELICACIES.

WE WILL DRAW THE PLANTS AND GET TO KNOW THEM MORE INITMATELY , DISCUSSING THEIR MEDICINAL PROPERTIES AND EDIBLITY, WITH RECIPES .

 

 

 

SESSION 3:

 

QUICKIE BOW MAKING :

 

WE WILL MAKE A 'QUICKIE BOW ' WHICH WILL TAKE APPROX 2 HOURS , FROM A GREEN SAPLING. QUITE SIMPLE AND EFFECTIVE TO START ARCHERY AND TARGET PRACTISE .

DONT WORRY IF YOU HAVE ALREADY MADE A BOW WITH US , MAKE ANOTHER , LEARNING NEVER STOPS IN BUSHCRAFT !

 

WE WILL PUT ON STRING AND LEARN HOW TO TIE KNOTS .

 

 

SESSION 4 :

 

ARROWS : WE WILL CRAFT VERY SIMPLE ARROWS , USING HAZEL AND MASKING TAPE , SO YOU CAN START SHOOTING!

 

TARGET : CRAFTING A TARGET UTILISING THINGS FROM YOUR HOME .

 

 

SESSION 5 :

 

TRAPS : LEARN TO MAKE ONE OF THE BEST AND SIMPLE TRAPS FOR CATCHING SMALL ANIMALS , LOAD OF FUN AND LEARN TO TRIP THEM .

 

 

 

SESSION 6:

 

TRACKING AND TRACK OF ANIMALS :

 

MAKE CARDS OF ANIMALS AND THEIR TRACKS , PUTTING GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE ANIMAL AND ITS GAITS / HABITS .

 

MAKE A SALT LICK TO SEE WHAT ANIMALS ARE IN YOUR GARDEN THAT COME AND SNIFF IT OUT OVERNIGHT !!

 

SESSION 7 :

 

WILD FOOD : AGAIN WE WILL SEND YOU OUT TO GATHER AND PREPARE SOME WILD FOOD TO COOK AT HOME OR JUST DRINK IN A TEA !

 

WE WILL DRAW THE PLANTS AND GET TO KNOW THEM MORE INITMATELY , DISCUSSING THEIR MEDICINAL PROPERTIES AND EDIBLITY, WITH RECIPES .

 

 

 

I HOPE YOU LIKE THE SCHEDULE ! AND HOPE YOU CAN MAKE IT …

 

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We are based in and around the Bristol area , with permanent land in Gloucestershire .

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