Explorers Club

£150.00£400.00

(Price Shown – Covers all sessions and equipment, per person for the year inclusive)

**High Lodge Parking not included in the price**

**Parking Options are**

  1. £35 – One off additional flat fee payable to High Lodge
    • Provides specific parking for the 9 session dates listed, parking at any other time is not included. (terms & conditions apply, available on request)
  2. £58 – One off additional flat fee payable to High Lodge (Recommended)
    • Provides a High Lodge Discovery Pass for the year
    • There are many Local & National offers & discounts available for the life of the pass. If you plan to visit High Lodge through the year, this will more than pay for itself.

The Explorers Club is designed to build on the skills gained in the Junior Explorers Club. Further encouraging the awareness, education & development of Bushcraft, Survival & Wilderness Living skills, throughout the seasons.

This club is specifically for those who have demonstrated competency, as a Junior Explorer, or by special invitation.

Recommended age – 9yrs upward, though an adult may be required to assist – see accompanying adult charges

There will be plenty of time to refine & hone a variety of basic wilderness living skills, in a friendly & welcoming environment.

All you need is suitable clothing for the season, a water bottle, & a willingness to learn – All equipment is provided for the duration.

Topics covered throughout the sessions in no particular order:

  • Fire Lighting Techniques – Initial Recap, followed by the production of your own fire bow drill set over the sessions!
  • Natural Cordage – Initial Recap, followed by the production of a useful length of cordage – target 20 metres or more over the sessions!
  • Making Pine Pitch
  • Cutting Safety & Techniques – Initial Recap, followed by the production of 3 items through the sessions, which you get to take home!
    • Simple Butter Knife
    • Hand Fishing line holder
    • Spoon
  • Introduction to Purse Net Making
  • Making Fruit Leather

* Please advise of any special dietary requirements at the time of booking.

**Option for an additional overnight weekend, where we will spend the weekend:

  • Learning how to prepare Rabbit for eating and use.
  • Rabbit Skin Tanning
  • Making Rabbit Jerky
  • Sleeping in the forest under a tarp
  • Managing the camp fire

Pricing guide

  • £150 per child for the year (assisting adults need not pay) 
  • £50 per actively participating Adult for the year
  • £50 per participant for the additional Explorer Weekend 

 

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Day / Date Finish Time Start Time Location
Sunday – 4th February 2018 13:00am 15:30 noon High Lodge
Sunday – 25th March 2018 13:00am 15:30 noon High Lodge
Sat – 31st March – Sun 1st Apr 2018 Explorers Weekend High Lodge
Sunday – 22nd April 2018 13:00am 15:30 noon High Lodge
Sunday – 13th May 2018 13:00am 15:30 noon High Lodge
Sunday – 10th June 2018 13:00am 15:30 noon High Lodge
Sunday – 8th July 2018 13:00am 15:30 noon High Lodge
Sunday – 19th August 2018 13:00am 15:30 noon High Lodge
Sunday – 23rd September 2018 13:00am 15:30 noon High Lodge
Sunday – 7th October 2018 13:00am 15:30 noon High Lodge

 

High Lodge, Thetford Forest will be the default location, on occasions however, there may alternative meeting locations provided with notice.

Note: Discovery Pass discount is not applicable for this club

Additional Information

Minimum Participant Age:

• 9 yrs old
• Parents welcome to remain for the duration and assist their child.
• However if children are mature enough, they can be left for the duration and collected at the end.
• Parents are also welcome to pay a reduced fee if they wish to fully participate too.

Rules:

• All participants must acknowledge, that the instructors word is final.
• No refunds for non-attendance.

Included in the price:

• Use of all equipment for the years sessions
• Tarp for overnight stay

Not included in the price:

• Parking at High Lodge – not included – contact me for details. If you have a discovery pass for the duration, then this is covered.
• Sleeping Bag and roll mat for the overnight stay

* Please advise of any special dietary requirements at the time of booking.

Kit List:

• Warm Outdoor Clothes
• Footwear suitable for walking in woodland and on muddy woodland trails
• Waterproof Clothing as weather dictates
• Water Bottle
• Notepad and Pen (Optional)
• Camera (Optional)
• An open mind and a willingness to learn and share

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