Lads & Dads Weekend Survival Course

£149.95

THE PERFECT GIFT! Treat someone you love to some quality time spent in the great outdoors!

15th – 16th June 2019 (Fathers day!) The course is designed by ex-military special forces veterans to teach individuals everything from the basics of lighting a fire, through to navigating by stars to safety.

Price is for 1 adult and 1 child (min. age 6)

Itinerary

Itinerary

The below itinerary forms the basis of the course however there are many more fun & interesting activities throughout the course:

DAY 1

Icebreakers & Introductions
Safety Brief
Team-building Exercise
The psychology of survival
Protection from the elements (Shelter Building)
Preparing & Cooking Fish
Fire Making
Collecting & Purifying Water
Preparing & Cooking Food
Night Navigation (Weather permitting)

DAY 2

Breakfast
Survival Camp craft and routines
Navigation & Orienteering
Teambuilding Exercise

Kit List

Kit List


Check out our BLOG on how to pack your kit! https://www.wild-survivor.co.uk/2017/11/05/ultimate-weekend-kit-list/

Start & Finish Times

Start & Finish Times

All courses start at 1000hrs on their start date and typically finish around 1200hrs on the end date.

If you need to arrive late or finish early, please make us aware in advance so that the instructors are aware of your movements.

Food & Drink

Food & Drink

Please note: You do not need to bring any food with you on this course.

During this course we will be eating a range of food which can be sourced out in the wild. On the first day, there will be a range of fish which will be prepared and cooked by yourself in the afternoon for Lunch as well as Wild Meat which you will prepare and cook in the evening. For Breakfast in the morning, we will be having military issue ration packs.

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If you have any dietary requirements, please do let us know as soon as possible so that we may arrange alternatives.

*DISCLAIMER* Some of what we do involves culling of wild animals. This comes with strict permission from the land owner. You will be asked at the beginning of the course if this is something you want to take part in, just watch, or not be involved in at all. You will be given an opportunity to speak to the instructors following that if you do not feel comfortable talking in front of the group. You will also be asked the same set of questions before the activity.

Please feel free to bring along any snacks – our instructors are very fond of chocolate! but do remember, the more you bring, the heavier your kit!

Location & How to find us

Location & How to find us

Wild Survivor HQ, Buildwas, Telford, Shropshire, TF8 7BS

OR

Merrist Wood College, Worplesdon, Guildford, Surrey, GU3 3PE

FREE Parking is available on both sites.

Please note that we cannot accept liability for the loss/theft/damage of any personal belongings including vehicles whilst parked on our site.

Safety & Insurance

Safety & Insurance

All activities in the outdoors come with inherent risks, some of which unavoidable. All of our courses begin with a full orientation and safety brief and all participants will be asked for a positive response before beginning the course.

All our events fully risk assessed (can be obtained upon request by email) and are covered by public liability insurance up to £10m. All of our instructors are highly trained professionals and each have a minimum of DBS certificate and are all first aid qualified.

If you have any questions regarding the safety over any aspect of any courses, please get in touch.