2020 Bushcraft Gathering (Rescheduled November 6 - 8)

  • 2020 Bushcraft Gathering

    Join us Friday November 6 - Sunday November 8, 2020 in  Athens, GA for a weekend of fun in the woods! Learn new skills, meet new people, pick up new gear from our vendor section or just relax. We will be hosting a wide variety of classes throughout the event. Guest Check-in 10AM Friday March 27th. 
  • Classes & Workshops Included With General Admission
    Instructor Class/Workshop
    Frankie Lackey Adv. Friction Fire Starting
    Mark Warren
    Animal Gaits and Tracks
    Craig Caudill
    Art of Storytelling
    Dennis Sprinkle
    Mike Denney Bamboo Containers
    Carleigh Fairchild
    Basket / Container Making
    Craig Caudill
    Bird Language and Activity
    Stephan Fowler
    JJ Morris Bug Dope
    Justin Cook
    Classic Camping / Vintage Overland
    Distilling 101
    Allan Sweat
    Fly Fishing Casting
    Craig Caudill Forest Ecology
    Whiskey Stitched
    Gear, Clothing & Boot Repair
    Mike Simmons Greenland Wax
    Jason Chapman
    Green Woodworking
    Austin Avery Hand Drill Fire Starting
    Kelso Moore Improvised Fishing Implement
    Craig Caudill
    Intro To Primitive Trapping
    Alexander Bryant Knots 101
    Robert Gore Leather Working
    Carleigh Fairchild
    Letting Go Of Everyday Stress
    Michelle Pugh
    Long-Distance Hiking Q&A
    Whiskey Stitched
    Make Your Own Repair Kit
    Jack Rule Navigation: Intro To Map & Compass
    Peach State Overland
    Off-Road Vehicle Recovery
    Dennis Sprinkle
    Outdoor Photography 101
    Danny Brosche
    Overland Route Planning
    Paul Robinson
    Radio Communications 101
    Chris Harper
    Remote Medicine
    Chris Harper
    Shock Trauma
    Darrin Cook Slingshot Workshop
    Mark Warren Through the Eyes of the Cherokee
    Allan Sweat
    Tying Fishing Flies
    Peach State Overland
    Vehicle Electrical Systems
    Michelle Pugh
    Women's Intro To Backpacking
    *Extended Workshops*
    Instructor Class/Workshop  Cost
    Stephan Fowler
    Knife Making Class - 3hr $50
    Michael Rola AHA CPR Certification $50
  • Frequently Asked Questions

    What comes with my weekend admission?

    1x Limited Georgia Bushcraft embroidered patch.

    5x Tickets for Weekend Raffle (Sunday March 29, 2020)

    Vehicle or Backcountry Camping on-site 10AM Friday March 27- 1PM Sunday March 29.

    Are children 12 years old and under are free? Yes

    How many children can I bring? Only 2 children per adult admission are permitted.

    Is hammock camping allowed? Yes

    Will there be food vendors throughout the weekend? Yes, we will have a food vendor selling food for most meals Friday Dinner - Sunday Breakfast.

    Will there be restrooms? Yes, there will be Porta-Potties spread throughout the property.

    Will there be showers available? Yes, but they are limited due to space and availability. 

    Will there be potable water available? Yes but the supply and availability throughout the weekend is not guaranteed so be sure to bring extra water.

    Can I bring my dog(s)? Yes, but we do have rules that must be followed:

    • Dogs must be leashed, quiet, and cleaned-up-after at all times
    • No Aggressive dogs
    • Do NOT leave any pet locked in a vehicle 

    Will I have to sign a waiver? Yes, no one will be allowed past the check-in point until we have verified that out hold-harmless agreement and camping agreement has been signed. 

    What are *Extended Workshops* and how do I sign up?

    Extended Workshops are more in-depth workshops where there is an additional cost for materials and equipment. Sign up for each one will be available ahead of the event through the individual instructor.

    Do you give refunds due to weather? No, our Gatherings are rain or shine events. If potentially dangerous weather events are expected we will notify all ticket holders within 24-hours of any schedule or event change.

    What is your refund policy? 

    • All tickets are non-refundable and sales are final.
    • Tickets cannot be transferred to future events.
  • Our Campout Agreement must be signed before or at check-in:

    Campout Agreement


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