We’re helping. Can you? We were contacted earlier this week by a group raising funds to help send Theo Clennon, a very poorly little boy, to the USA for proton therapy. They’re aiming to raise £200,000; a seemingly massive amount, but with your help, and the help of all your friends, hopefully they can achieve […]
We’ve some fantastic news to share today. We’ve been rather busy in the office over the last month getting some new things in place, including a new (slight) diversification for Forest Skills Ltd. This has resulted in us being a little quiet on the blogging front as well. Hopefully you’ll agree that it’s been worth […]
The next “must have” item We’ve had our ear to the ground & know what the next “must have” product is!! Details soon! Chris & the Forest Skills Team Let the adventure begin!
We have some discounted last-minute places available for our Bushcrafter day course running on the 12th December. Visit this page to book your places now! Chris & The Forest Skills Team Let the adventure begin!
FireDragon confirmed as MOD replacement for Hexamine! BCB International Ltd, the Cardiff based manufacturer of military and civilian equipment, have confirmed that they’ve won a four year deal with the UK MOD for ‘the supply of a new operational ration cooker and fuel’. At Forest Skills Ltd, we have been testing the FireDragon fuel for […]
Congratulations The Forest Skills Team would like to congratulate our chief instructor, Chris Garland, on qualifying as a community first responder. Chris will now be volunteering alongside North West Ambulance Service crew responding to 999 calls for patients with life threatening conditions. Perhaps you could volunteer to become a member of your local community first […]
We have been advised by our specialist first aid trainer that the bespoke combined Outdoor & Paediatric first aid course which we have scheduled to run on Saturday 3rd-Sunday 4th of October will have to be postponed as the trainer will be unavailable. We are looking to rearrange this course so that it runs at […]
A new toy & the physics of fire by friction Well it was back to school this morning for our regular forest school visitors. This week we are looking at fire and this mornings session kicked off with a bout of making fire by friction. Following a demonstration of how to make up the fire […]
Calling all trainee forest school assistants & leaders Are you in the process of undertaking your forest school training? Are you looking for somewhere to run your sessions? Following last years very successful trainee programme (our trainee gained her certificate and found a full time job as a forest school leader within just a few […]
We’re in the middle of writing new courses for 2016. But, is there something which you thank we should be teaching that aren’t at the moment? Do you have a dream course that you’d like to attend? Let us know and we’ll see how our new courses match up to your dreams. Perhaps we can […]