Clam Shell Spoon-
Basket / Container Making-
Natural Shell Oil Lamp-
Primitive Fishing Implements-
Amazon best-selling author and certified Master Naturalist, Craig Caudill (Owner/Director of Nature Reliance School)
BEYOND THE BASICS will dig deep into the natural world and how to use it effectively for our needs in survival and bushcraft.
This intermediate course will cover topics such as tree identification, animal tracks, plant systematics and ID, forest ecology, bird language and more. Each participant will get hands experience utilizing these practical skills. Craig loves sharing these skills with others and will ensure you have a good time and learn a lot that you can take away and use on your own!
Join us June 18-20, 2021 for a weekend of Firecraft with experienced outdoorsman, 'Bushcraft Kelso'!
What is Firecraft?
Firecraft is the art of creating and sustaining a fire for the purposes of survival or daily use. This craft is one of the oldest human skills that is quickly disappearing in our society today. Less than a century ago, starting a fire was a daily task.
During this hands on 2-day course you will learn several forms of firecraft including primitive friction fire techniques, Charring materials natural and man made, solar reflectivity, locally sourced natural materials and so much more.
-Ferro rods and man made tinders
-Make fire starters ie. PJ cotton balls
-Flint and steel
-Charring materials natural and man made
-Bow drill material selection and technique
-Hand drill material selection and technique
-Natural materials locally sourced
-Proper material preparation
-Transportation or an ember via natural means.