What better way to celebrate a birthday than being in the outdoors learning and practicing bush craft and survival skills with friends and loved ones? Earth Trekker Bushcraft would like to organize bespoke bush craft, survival, creative craft and nature awareness parties and events for both children and adults alike.
Party locations are based at our site Earth Trekker Bushcraft will provide you with a truly memorable, fun and informative event where new skills can be learned shared and enjoyed by the party goers. Bushcraft Parties for kids, teenagers and adults can be either a half or a full day and be based around Bushcraft and Survival Skills or focus upon Creative Craft, Nature and Outdoor Learning. Whatever your interests or the interest of your child or loved ones let Earth Trekker Bushcraft design and deliver a truly unique and wonderful party for you. To help you keep the costs down we are entirely happy for you to bring your own food, birthday cake and special tasty treats and provide you with cooking equipment to prepare your own food. Below are a series of themed events to be used as a guide to some of the exciting parties Earth Trekker Bushcraft can deliver, we can also mix these up or include other activities to your requirement for a unique and bespoke Earth Trekker Bushcraft party experience!
Bushcraft Skills Party We will design and deliver a challenging and fun party for you or you can choose your activities from the selection below:-
Firecraft – discover and safely practice many of the ancient and modern methods of fire lighting!
Fire Construction – ideal for cooking marsh mallows over you can build your own camp fire under the watchful eye of our professional instructors!
Fire By Friction – why not have a go at making fire by friction? Learn the ancient art of using the group bow drill and possibly try the individual bow drill under the supervision and with the guidance of Earth Trekker Bushcraft Head Instructor Doug Householder (This activity is ideally suited for older children)
Bannock Bread Making – learn how to make and cook your very own bannock bread over the camp fire!
Shelter Building – build your own natural shelters with the materials supplied to us by the environment or use modern tarps and ropes to build a den!
Stalking Games – develop your stalking and sneaking skills to reach your goal and avoid being soaked by the water pistol!
Knife Skills – learn the basics of knife design and safely using a knife to carve some basic and whittle bushcraft craft and camping items (Please note this activity is suitable for older children and requires a higher ratio of supervision)
Wild Foods – discover the seasonal wild food that surrounds us and learn about the foods that our ancestors were so familiar with!
Survival Skills Party
A truly challenging experience for older children!
Under the close supervision of the Earth Trekker Bushcraft team you will be split into groups and supplied with the basic kit you need to survive in the wilds! Your team will have to use your initiative, communication skills, the environment and some lateral thinking to score points. A limited brief will be supplied for each section of the event and all activities will be judged and scored according to tough and stringent criteria. Are you up to the challenge?
Activities for the "Survival Skills Party" include:-
Creative Crafts Party Join us in the stunning outdoors to enjoy a special Earth Trekker Bushcraft Creative Craft Party! We will supply you with all the materials you need and where applicable you can take all of your art and craft work home with you at the end of the day! Activities can include:
Clay Modeling – using air drying clay be inspired by the brilliance and majesty of being outdoors and the miracles of the natural world. Model a woodland animal, bird, tree, etc. or create your very own mythical woodland creature!
Nature Trail – let Badger Bushcraft guide you through and reconnect your party with the landscape. Learn about trees, plants and the animals we share either our farm or woodland sites with!
Observation Trail – see if you can spot all of the items hidden in our observation trail!
Natural Cordage – discover some of the materials and techniques used to make cordage from natural materials and learn skills that would have been exceptionally familiar to our ancient ancestors!
Sound Mapping – take time to sit quietly and listen to the many voices of the forest or the fields and learn how to draw a sound map of what is going on in and what lives in our world and discuss your findings with the group. A lovely experience!
Please contact us to discuss how we can design, facilitate and deliver an epic party for your friends, family and loved ones. Due to age and group size please contact us to discuss your requirements and what activities are available for you special bushcraft party! We can also tailor any of the events not only to suit kids but also for:-
Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Brownies and Guides.
Youth Clubs and Organisations
Please Contact Us for futher details. * - Please note activities vary dependent on your site, safety, access and suitability.