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.