DUTCH BUSHCRAFT MEETING at 20-22 june 2008
People from England and other countries are also welcome, We can arrange pickup from the Amsterdam Schiphol airport for you!
Date: 20-22 june 2008
Starting time: Friday around 19.00 hours (Dutch time)
Ending time: Sunday around 17.00 hours (Dutch time)
Location: The Hoorneboeg, Hilversum. Check out www.hoorneboeg.nl for information how to get there.
Costs: Price is set at 12,50 euro p/p, which will be collected upon arrival, so bring cash please.
If the fire department allows it, we'll be able to make a fire. (fixed camp-fire site).
You can bring a tent, hammock or a bivibag.
DUTCH DINNER PARTY
Several people are bringing some form of outdoor food. A lot of people have told me that they are willing to bring whatever is needed but they're not sure what, so I've made a short list below here. (If you want to bring something from the list, let us know in the forums, before we end up with 5 whole sheep and no breakfast :-)
- beef (large strips) to make beef jerky at the saturday morning.
- Mutton (sheep) Preff something with the bone still in it for the hangi.
- Typical breakfast items, like milk powder, cereal, egs, bacon etc.
- Everithing to make bread, flower, dried fruits, nuts, etc.
- Your favorite drink for the evening fireplace, beer, wine, etc.
Program & workshops:
Due to a large number of people who volunteered to give workshop, we have now filled almost all the workshop spots, but if you have a workshop that you would like to give than please let us know and we'll find a spot for you.
17.00 - 19.00: getting the location ready (looking for 2 or 3 volunteers).
19.00 - 20.00: simple outdoor dinner at the fire place for the early arrivals.
20.00 - ...: welcome + setting up sleeping spots and having a drink by the fireplace.
8.00 - 9.00: smoking & drying in the wild by ...
10.00 - 19.00: whole day program, debris shelter building by ...
10.00 - 12.00: Fire, basics and the use of friction bow by ...
10.00 - 12.00: Woodcarving by ...
13.00 - 15.00: Fire, advanced (fire saw & fire thong) by ...
15.00 - 19.00: Dutch oven bunny (skinning, cleaning & cooking) by ...
15.00 - 19.00: Hangi & salmon (cooking) by ...
20.00 - 21.00: Knives, care and use by ...
21.00 - 22.00: Personal survival kits by ...
22.00 - ...: Gear market & swapshop
10.00 - 12.00: Traps, setting and building by ...
10.00 - 12.00: Morning nature walk by ...
13.00 - 17.00: (Initipi) indian sauna by ...
13.00 - 15.00: Atlatl building and use by ...
So far we have over 25 people who have said to be coming. This may grow a bit, but I think that in the end we'll end up with about 20 people during the meeting due to exams, work and social life of everybody. But feel free to invite more people and letting us know. I am keeping a list with mail adresses and phone numbers to send an information letter around at the beginning of june. Almost everybody who is going to come have said to be coming the whole weekend.