This course covers the fundamentals of bushcraft, an alternative name for this would be “Campcraft” as the skills that are taught give you the ability to set up and maintain a safe and efficient campsite.
As this is essentially a beginners course it is assumed that students booking it have little or no knowledge of the subjects or the tools required. Therefore, everything possible has been done to make it an enjoyable experience and help you get the most from what could be your first time in this environment
We have based this course at our bothy which is a basic stone house. This means you dont need to bring a tent, find a suitable site for it or set up camp. Which in turn means you need less kit and gives you more time to do what you came to do, Learn bushcraft skills.
We will provide you with all the tools needed for the duration of the course. Even so there is still a certain amount of kit you will need to bring with you, these are general camping items and we will provide a list of what is needed upon booking the course. If you have your own bushcraft tools you may bring them with you. However Origin bushcraft reserve the right to refuse the use of them if we feel they are unsuitable for the projects we have planned
The food provided will be a healthy and nutritious mix of meat, veg, fruit, cereal, bread and dairy products. Personal preferences in diet cannot be catered to, other than choosing from the selection available. If however you have a medical condition associated with certain foods we will do our best to accommodate this. If you have specific requirements or any questions regarding this or any other detail of the course feel free to contact us. We will happily discuss it with you.