Full-day introduction to survival and bushcraft course
Or three-day survival bushcraft and wilderness skills course
Day course covers shelter construction, fire-lighting skills and water and food collection
Three-day course also includes traps, making damper bread and game food prep
Meals provided with vegetarian options available
Suitable for all experience levels
The Fine Print
Validity: One-day course valid 12, 20 and 27 July, 23 August and 7 and 13 September; Three-day course valid 5-7 July, 9-11 August, 30 August-1 September and 20-22 September 2013 only. Purchase: Limit 1 per person. May buy multiple as gifts. Redemption: Booking required by phone or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. 48-hour cancellation policy. Further information: Meeting place: Cotehele Quay car park, St Dominic (PL12 6TA). One day course runs 9am-4.30pm. Three day course runs Fri 3pm to Sun, midday. Must be 16 or older. Under 18s must be accompanied by by an adult or have parental consent. Must dress appropriately; walking boots or wellingtons suggested in wet conditions, and full length trousers and sturdy footwear (no sandals or opened toed footwear). Taking own drink and a snack is recommended for 1-day option. Must take sleeping bag for 3-day option. Valid on option purchased only. Original values verified 6 June 2013 at 1.57pm.
Skills like making a shelter, lighting a fire and sourcing and preparing food can be the difference between life and death should circumstances become grim. The instructors at Serious Outdoor Skills understand this only too well and offer customers survival and bushcraft courses to help arm them with possibly life-saving knowledge.
Choose from the following options:
• £29 for a one-day introduction to survival and bushcraft course (61% Off)
• £59 for a three-day survival bushcraft and wilderness skills course (65% Off)
Groupon finds out more about the course content offered by Serious Outdoor Skills.
What can customers expect from the one-day course? An introduction to survival and bushcraft, the one-day option will begin with a shelter building section exploring the importance of protection from the elements. After a bite to eat students will move on to learn all important fire-lighting skills, how to forage for edible and medicinal plants, and an insight into how to navigate without the use of a compass.
How about the three-day weekend option? An action packed weekend beginning at 3pm on Friday and finishes at midday on Sunday. This is a more in depth option covering the same areas as the one-day course plus much more. Amongst other skills, customers can expect to learn how to use and maintain a knife, trap and prepare dinner, and how to signal possible rescue teams.
What's the ethos of the team? They believe that a hands-on experience is the best way to learn, and strive to deliver a professional yet exciting service with a strong emphasis on fun and invlovement.
Who are the courses suitable for? Passionate about all things outdoors, the team are all about sharing the knowledge with newcomers to the pastime, and developing the skills of those with more experience in the field.