Wilderness and Survival Skills

Wilderness and Survival Skills

Wilderness and Survival Skills takes place as part of the weekly Outdoor Pursuits Programme.  During the year long course pupils learn safe cutting techniques with a knife and folding saw, various fire lighting skills and techniques, identifying and using natural and manmade tinder and kindling, plant and tree identification, game and fish preparation and cooking, animal tracks and signs, traps and snares, shelter building, water filtering and sterilizing, navigation and wood carving to create a bow drill set, pot hanger and spoon.