Bushcraft UK Wild Foods week 20th - 24th June
The Bushcraft UK, Wild Foods course is a low cost high quality opportunity for members of the Bushcraft UK community to experience top of the range instruction in fantastic rural Dorset that's renowned for its huge variety of wild edibles.
Course provider: Bushcraft Expeditions/Coastal Survival
Minimum numbers: 12
Maximum numbers: 16
Minimum age: 18 (16 if accompanied by an adult)
Date of Course - 20th - 24th June 2011
Course go/no go date: 13th May 2011 (or before if numbers are there)
RV time 09:00hr on the 20th - Beaminster, Dorset
Course disperses: 15:00hr on the 24thth
(Full joining instructions will be issued on signing up)
Accommodation: Attendees provide their own tents, sleeping bags etc.
Catering: Self-catering and foraged foods
Cost: £255.00 (Inc VAT)
The Seasonal wild foods course will enable you to identify, collect and prepare safely the multitude of wild foods available in the English countryside. You will be instructed in techniques for identifying, collecting, preparing and dressing wild seasonal edibles.
During the course students will be expected to participate in routine tasks around the camp such as firewood collection and general camp duties.
Course subjects will cover:
* Seasonal wild edible plants of the forest field and stream.
* Seasonal wild edible plants of the Dorset coast
* Herbal medicinal plants and their use.
* Hook and line, netting and trapping fish and crustaceans.
* Seashore/rock pool wild edibles
* Fish and shell fish preparation/cooking.
* Traps and triggers.
* Game preparation.
* Field cooking and preserving (Primitive and contemporary)
* Air rifles and their safe use in the hunt for game (inc shooting skills)
Course Cost and payment details:
Cost: £255.00 (Fully inclusive of VAT)
A Non refundable deposit of £75.00 is required on booking – This deposit will however be refunded in full if the course does not go ahead
Final payments: Payable immediately from the 13th May if course takes place and by no later than 27th May. Any one failing to pay their final payment by the 27th May will lose their deposit and forfeit their place to a reserve. It is the individual's responsibility to make note of the above and make prompt payment. Neither Bushcraft UK or Bushcraft Expeditions will be responsible for chasing up and reminding individuals about payments.
All bookings and payments should be made directly to Bushcraft Expeditions by the following means:
To pay by credit/debit card:
Contact Becky in the Bushcraft Expeditions office on 01432 356700. You will need to provide your full name, address, bank/card and contact (email and phone) details and BCUK user name.
To pay by Paypal:
Contact Becky in the Bushcraft Expeditions office on 01432 356700 or on the email address below. You will need to provide your full name, address, contact (email and phone) details, and BCUK user name. Do not make any payment until you have confirmed your booking with Bushcraft Expeditions office.
inforequest@bushcraftexpeditio ns.com (use this email address for Paypal payments)
To pay by bank transfer:
If paying directly into the bank by bank transfer etc please phone the number above for the account details. You will need to provide your full name, address, bank/card and contact (email and phone) details and BCUK user name.
All payments are by secure means.
On receipt of your booking and clearance of your deposit, all paper work will be sent via email, unless otherwise requested differently
IT IS IMPORTANT THAT NO STUDENTS BOOK TRAVEL TICKETS OR PURCHASE COURSE EQUIPMENT OR FOOD UNTIL THE EXPEDITION HAS BEEN CONFIRMED TO BE TAKING PLACE. NIETHER BUSHCRAFT UK OR BUSHCRAFT EXPEDITIONS WILL BE HELD LIABLE FOR ANY EXPENSE AS A RESULT OF STUDENTS NOT COMPLYING WITH THE ABOVE STATEMENT.