Ancient and fascinating methods of fire lighting!
You just can't beat the feeling of warmth and comfort that you get from gathering around a crackling fire, we have been doing this since we were in caves.
Our team will share their knowledge and experiences with you so that you are equipped with the skills to source the correct materials for your chosen method/s dependent on the enviroment that you are in, how to effectively manage your fire depending on your task and how to safely enjoy and extinguish your fire.
Fire Making is the most important tool in bushcraft and without it life would not be possible. This fire making course is a great team building activity, the groups will develop communication / organization and team skills, helping individuals to find solutions to challenging problems in the workplace.
Bushcraft Fire making course at Field Sport Activity Centre, based in the heart of the Midlands on the Leicestershire / Derbyshire border
There are many methods to making fire:
- Fire steel
- Fire piston
- Flint and steel
- Bow drill
- hand drill
- Friction fire lighting
We will also explore
- Natural fire lighters
- The fire triangle
Great outdoor bushcraft activity and very rewarding - excellent for:
Approx 2 hours
Approx 1 hour
Field Sport UK, Melbourne Road, Lount, Leicestershire, LE65 1RS
Note, we do not mix groups - you will be in your own group with your own personal instructor.
Minimum 4 people
Minimum 2 people
Maximum group: 50 (more if other activities are incorporated)
Instructor and bushcraft equipment
In-depth course on various methods of fire making
Basic fire lighting technique
Minimum age of 10 years old
This activity is outside.