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Fri, 17 May | Mount Cook Adventure Centre

Bush Craft Course

Join us for a practical, introductory experience of Bush Craft. You will be amazed at the amount of detail our instructors will cover in such a short time!
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Bush Craft Course

Time & Location

17 May 2019, 16:00 – 19 May 2019, 16:00
Mount Cook Adventure Centre, Mount Cook Adventure Centre, Matlock, UK

About The Event

Our Bush Craft Weekend provides a practical, introductory experience of bush craft and survival techniques. You will be amazed at the level of detail our instructors will cover in such a short amount of time!

The course is an ideal starting point for beginners and those who wish to try their hand at something new. No prior experience is required to attend our Bush Craft courses! It is also a relevant experience for those who already have a good understanding of bush craft techniques, but wish to practice and enhance their survival skills further.

Course content:

Fire lighting

  • Friction fire
  • Primitive fire
  • Chemical fire
  • Tinders
  • Extenders


  • Plant & tree law
  • Medicinal
  • Edible
  • Useful plants


  • Day & night


  • Temporary shelters
  • Long term shelters
  • Heating sources

Water purification

  • Techniques
  • Sources
  • Risks

Kit list:

The entire course will be delivered outside, so please come equipped with warm, comfortable clothing. We will also spend two nights in our woods, where guests are be expected to bring their own camping equipment and food. Catering is not included in the price, but can be ordered from Mount Cook on the day of arrival.

Price: £250 per person

From 3pm Friday - 3pm Sunday

Participants must be 18 years +

To pay for a place, please visit our online booking portal.

Registration is Closed

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