Wild Game Cooking
Grill wild venison on our open campfire under the guidance of our survival experts whilst listening to some seriously extreme adventurers tell their treacherous tales of travel.
Ever wondered how you’ll survive on desert island? Fire! Wildfire’s survival experts will teach you the lost art of firelighting without modern matches and lighters. You’ll learn about the properties of different woods and their uses and practice building successful fires, using a bow-drill and lighting fires by friction.
Wild Game Prep
Should you ever get lost in the wild, you will need to know how to ‘prepare, cook and eat’ wild game. Our experts will show you how to butcher deer humanely.
(Not for the faint hearted!) Learn to make leather the old fashioned way!
Ever wanted a 2 foot high crown made of willow? Neither did we until we saw these beauties. Our workshop leader will take you on a woodland wander to collect materials, and once you’re back at base you’ll combine them with all kinds of fripperies to create a piece of wearable head art which will keep you in the Wildfire spirit whilst you party the night away.
Learn the art of wood carving and craft a spoon, spatula or butter knife from reclaimed timber.
During the workshop you will learn the safest way to use wood carving knives and leave with your very own utensil. Hands on and tactile, this workshop is deeply satisfying and taught by one of our favourite experts, David Willis.
How to build a natural shelter using found ephemera found in the forest.
Come On Baby, Light My Fire!
Find a spark in firelighting for singles. After Wildfire’s survival experts teach you the lost art of firelighting, you will compete fast and hot challenges in couples. Swapping partners between games, till you find your flame.
Deep in the forest there’s a secret camp of bygone days – its called Wildfire. For adults only, Wildfire has an abundance of adventure activities to fill the long summer weekend, the daytimes at Wildfire are challenging and inspiring.
As an official 2017 camper, you will enrol in a programme of activities over the weekend. Throw yourself into our huge choice of wildly varied pursuits from: Bushcraft, Artistry, Expeditions, Engineering, Adventure Sports and Wellness.