$ 130.00$ 840.00

Wild 101: Introductory Bush Skills

20-22 October 2017

An introductory course for anyone who has an interest in wilderness survival skills, bush crafts, nature and developing bush confidence.

FOR: Adults/ mature students (10-105 years old)
TYPE: Weekend Camp: 6pm Friday to 3pm Sunday
SKILLS COVERED: Detailed introduction to fire by friction, shelter, rope making, weaving, bush food, barefoot walking, nature immersion, bird language, awareness and more.

LOCATION: Monkerai via Dungog
PRICE: $230/person, includes tuition, materials, camping fees, and bush morning tea.
SPECIAL : $210 per person if book for 2 people, $130 for past participants of this course
INCLUDES camping fees, tuition, materials and bush morning tea both days.
WHAT TO BRING: All food and camping equipment for the weekend. There will be options to sleep in a natural shelter. Bring your own tent as a back up, though if you require any camping gear, please ask as we have some spare equipment.

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SKU: WILD101 Category:

Product Description

The Aims of Wild 101

  • To be an enjoyable time in the outdoors with a focus on learning and practicing traditional bush skills.
  • To increase our knowledge of the natural world and our natural awareness through games and activities.
  • To practice skills in a variety of situations – as a group, small teams and solo – and in a variety of locations.
  • To be safe, supportive and work as a team.
  • To challenge ourselves, explore our limits and embrace new experiences.

Typical activities you might experience at Wild 101

(please let us know if there is something you are particularly keen to try!)

Fire by friction / Natural shelters / Making rope / Bush Food / Finding Water / Navigation / Stars / Art of Camouflage / Being Still / Balance / Tracking /  Wildlife Observation / Ochre Painting / Basket making / Awareness Games and Activities / Bush Crafts / Songs / Guided bush walking/ Stories.

A night activity will run on Friday and Saturday night.

Monkerai Location

You will be camping on a bushland private property adjacent to Black Bulga Conservation Area: a part of the National Park that forms the World Heritage Barrington Tops.

Natural Shelter Accommodation options

1 person debris shelter: very warm! 5 person “luxury shelter” 2-3 person bark shelter

 Some of the facilities at Monkerai

Natural shelters available for overnight accommodation Private outdoor hot ‘bucket bath’ Clean, private, composting toilets

         


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Additional Information

number of people

one person, two people, three people, four People, previous participant

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