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Practical Skills CPD Programme

Spend quality time in the wood with like minded people to develop your practical craft skills.

Thursday 20th February 2020:  Wooden Spoons & Bowls

Learn to perfect your spoon and bowl carving techniques using traditional hand tools and natural materials

Friday 21st February 2020:  Mastering Fire

Make your own bow drill set and master the art of Fire by Friction.  Learn to create fire by friction on your own and as a team - wonderful and enthralling skill which connect us with our ancestors, to take back to your learners.

Monday 24th February 2020: Willow Weaving

Make a small rustic woven willow basket. To include basic principles of simple basket making.

Tuesday 25th February 2020:  Children`s Toys and Games

Choices from making bows and arrows, dominoes, spinning top, noughts and crosses, a wood covered journal.  According to your skill level, it is up to you what and how many you wish to make.


  • £100 per person per day, for members of the EarthCraftuk Forest School Training Community

  • £140 per person for guests who are in training or qualified as Forest School Leaders/Assistants.

Subject to suitable weather conditions, you are welcome to camp over for one night on each date booked, as our guest on a self catering basis, to fully immerse yourself in our woodland place.

This is a wonderful opportunity to spend some time in the wood, learning new skills and developing your skills practice - surrounded by the crispness of Winter as the Wheel of the Year turns. The kettle will always be on the camp fire and we will provide hot drinks throughout and a biscuit or doughnut or two!

To book your place - please download, complete and send Clair your booking form.  

Payment will be required on return of invoice to secure your place - thank you.


We also offer:

KCC Camp Fire Management Training

23rd March 2020

19th June 2020

    1:1 Bushcraft knife making workshops

(2 or 3 days) with Scott in his workshop

    Forest School site consultancy and installations:

 Shelters, firepits, tables, benches, story telling chairs, tree houses and more…

    Private Family/Friends campovers - 2 days, 1 night or more….  

Minimum 10 and maximum 15 guests on either a self catering or catered basis. A wonderful, enriching and relaxed way to spend time together in our safe and nurturing woodland space - we will tailor a programme for your group…