Date(s) - 18 Jun 2022
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Are you aged between 6 and 16 years and wanting to re-wild your Dad? This is your opportunity to spend the day in the woods together learning Bushcraft for Father’s Day 2022!
Please note this event takes place on Saturday 18th June 2022, which is the day before Father’s Day.
Re-wild Dad and Child includes:
- Lighting a fire using flint and steel, charcloth and tinder bundles.
- Make wooden mallets & pegs and then go off and build your own weather proof shelter, which will be put to the test!
- Have a walk through the woods to learn about the trees and plants, discover their edibility and their herbal medicine uses.
- Dad’s VS children at capture the flag (depending on COVID-19 restrictions).
- Cook yummy campfire snacks, such as popcorn, marshmallows and nettle crisps.
- And more!
The activities above may vary due to different interests and abilities in the group.
Dads don’t forget to have breakfast in bed before your re-wild day in the woods!
Tutor: Ryan Knight-Fox
Ryan is an experienced tutor, having been involved in Forest School for the last 4 years and having setup his own woodland business ‘Knight-Fox Wild About Learning’. He is an Ethnobotanist, Ecologist, Social Forester, Forest School Leader, Coastal School Leader. Assisting on the day is Cathryn Knight-Fox, co-owner of Knight-Fox Wild About Learning.
Fee: £55 for one child and their Dad (Includes lunch, drinks and snacks)
There will be maximum of 8 Dad and child pairs.
This event always sells out very fast so we recommend booking early to guarantee a place.
Ideally we’d like Dads to attend with one child (aged 6-16 years). Depending on numbers of bookings taken there may be an option for Dads to bring an additional child for a charge of £25 per child.
You may also be interested in our other workshops and courses including: ecology, conservation and countryside crafts. See our events page for the full list.
You can book a residential package with this workshop. Whether for Dad and child or the whole family to get away for a Fathers day treat. Charges range from £75 for one adult and one child (one night camping), £150 for one adult and one child (two nights in a dormitory) to £330 for one adult and one child (staying for long weekend in the Eco Lodge). For the whole family we can offer a two bedroom Eco Lodge apartment for £430 (long weekend). All these charges include one place (Dad and one child) on Re-wild your Dad.
Please do get in touch to check availability.
All proceeds from our events and holidays are ploughed directly back into managing our 40 acre nature reserve. Thank you for your support and please do come to visit soon.