Bushcraft and Survival

What is Survival and Bushcraft?

Survival skills are skills that will help you to survive in dangerous situations or in dangerous places such as jungles and deserts. Skills such as firelighting, finding and making a shelter are usual areas to cover.

This course will raise your awareness of how reliant we are on modern conveniences such as a kettle. This introductory activity will provide you with basic bushcraft survival skills.

Subjects covered

  • Shelter construction
  • Firelighting
  • Orientation
  • Wild foods
  • Cooking outdoors
  • Woodland supermarkets

Who Can Do Survival and Bushcraft?

Bushcraft is an activity suitable for all ages and abilities.

Where Can I do it ?

Call of the Wild’s sessions take place in the wonderful Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales

Duration/Length of the Survival session?

This is variable depending on the size, nature of the group, nature of the event and the prevailing weather conditions on the day. A session can be tailored to meet your groups requirements. A session can be anything from 2 to 3 hours up to 2 days.

When can I do it?

We operate our survival sessions in Wales all year. Obviously if you propose to do this over the winter then your shelter building needs to be good.

What is it going to cost me?

Phone for details or contact us. This will vary on depending on the nature of the booking and age of participants.

What will I have to Wear for my Session?

A full kit list will be issued upon booking.
You need to bring old warm clothes. No jeans. As to footwear , good fitting wellies or walking boots. Waterproofs and anything you don’t mind getting dirty and muddy.

Good Combinations of Activities

Survival days or events is suitable for combination with other activities for weekends or longer duration visits. It can be combined with any of the range of activities available whether it be canyoning, gorge walking, climbing, quad biking, paintball and clays. See also our adventure days where in a single day you can sample climbing and another activity such as gorge walking and/or caving.

Can I Use a Camera?

Yes you can as there will be an opportunity to take photos. Why not use our photographer to capture those stag parties, outdoor team building events or special birthday moments.