SURVIVAL SKILLS:
FIRE BY FRICTION II

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Learn to Make a Fire Using a Bow Drill

Bow Drilling is an ancient technique used to start fires and was widely used by most of our countries native tribes.  In this class of our survival series you will learn how to bow drill on your own!  We will take you through the step by step process of bow drilling and all the necessary details to be successful and confident in creating friction fire.  Lets tap into your wild side once again!

What you will learn:

  • How to create a perfect tinder bundle
  • Making a top rock
  • What materials to gather and use
  • How to properly start and maintain a fire
  • Tool and skills safety
  • And of course all the fine points of Bow Drilling a coal

This class does involve a moderate amount of physical activity and is more suitable for adults and teens.  However, Children are more then welcome to join and participate.

Next Class:  Sunday, November 13, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. at Huger Landing Park

 

 


BUNDLE & SAVE!
We are offering a discount if you take two classes. Just let us know and we'll take $28 off the cost of 2 workshops!

TOOLS/SUPPLIES
YOU'LL NEED:

• Survival style knife
        -Fixed Blade with a full tang is best, approximate 4 inch blade;
        -Suggestions:  Morakniv Companion (very affordable), ESEE Knives, SOG, Helle, Ka-Bar 

• Work/garden gloves

• Small Saw


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PRICE:
$89/adult
$65/12 & under

DEPARTURE POINT:
Park at Huger Landing
(Directions to follow)

TRIP DURATION:
6 hour Class
ACTIVITY LEVEL:
This is a very active day that will require a moderate level of physical fitness

WHAT TO WEAR:
• Hat & comfortable clothes,
• Closed toe shoes
• Work gloves

You may also want to bring a change of clothes and a swimsuit.  You'll be working hard, and you may want to get in the water!


WHAT TO BRING
(in addition to supplies):
• Insect Repellant & Sunscreen
• Water, Lunch and Snacks
• Rain Gear (if forecasted)
 
ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:
•  Principles of fire-making
•  Tool making
•  Fire creation using friction
•  Fire maintenance and cooking

SIMILAR TRIPS:
Camping Expeditions

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