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Gold bushcraft residential by Cambridgeshire County Council – August 2018

14th to 18th August 2018

Bushcraft is a popular term for wilderness skills and is about thriving in the natural environment, and the acquisition of the skills and knowledge to do so. Bushcraft skills include fire lighting, shelter building, the use of tools such as knives and axes, foraging, hand-carving wood, container construction from natural materials, and rope and twine-making, among others.


Where: A privately owned woodland near Grafham Water, Perry, Cambridgeshire.


When: Tuesday 14th August 11am to Saturday 18th August 3pm


Access: By car to Grafham Water, then on foot


Meet at: Grafham Water Fishing Lodge, Perry, Huntingdon, PE28 0BX at 11am


Finish at: Grafham Water Fishing Lodge, Perry, Huntingdon, PE28 0BX at 3pm.


Price: £180 (Discounted to £160 for Cambridgeshire County Council and Hertfordshire County Council participants)


What do you need: Basic camping/walking equipment (tents are provided, or feel free to bring your own), plus lots of enthusiasm and a smile.


Includes: All food and all specialist equipment.


As this is a Gold Residential the regulations state that you should not know other participants who are on the same trip. For this reason we limit applications to one person from each DofE Award Centre for every 12 people on our course.


Get your applications in quickly to ensure you have a place.


Contact Tracy Grant (D of E Manager CCC) for more information

or e-mail Nicky West for an application pack and more details

[email protected]

[email protected]

Course date:
14th to 18th August 2018
Course location:
Grafham Water
Course fee: