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Creative bushcraft courses for all ages and abilities!

Aims and Objectives:

To empower, encourage and inspire people of all ages, to use various outdoor skills and techniques which will confidently enable them to enjoy and be more aware of the natural environment and its resources, with a sustainable approach.

We understand that people absorb information when they are enjoying themselves, and because of this, we teach with humour and fun!

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Course activities include:

Shelter building, Water purification, Fire lighting techniques and safety,
Peripheral vision and sensory/present-moment awareness,
Navigation & Signalling, Tracking, Forest & Tool Skills,
Wild Food & Cooking, Tree ID, Natural cordage,
Astronomy, Weather, Crafts, Games and more…

Our courses cater for 1:1 & mentoring programmes, school & youth groups, companies & corporate team building events, children's birthday parties, stag and hen parties, and support for vision quest and solitude/hiking adventures. 

We usually run courses in Hampshire (the Sustainability Centre) or Devon, however, should you wish us to teach nearby, please contact us below.  Also, email to ask for tailor-made days, ideas, availability & prices, and to purchase wooden handled Firesteels (£7.50) + p&p.

Who Are We?

Nicky Love lives with his daughter in Devon. As a child he was fascinated by the natural world, exploring, and walking with his Grandfather in the countryside. Nicky has travelled extensively, mainly Africa, Russia (clowning with "Patch" Adams MD), and North America. 

He is trained as a Forest School Leader, teaches wilderness skills, and has certificates in Child Psychology, Behaviour Management for Children, Counselling Skills for Children, an NVQ3 in Caring for Children and Young People, Outdoor First Aid, Tropical Infections, and is CRB checked. 

He specialises in 1:1 mentoring, and enjoys listening to caterpillars munching on leaves and hearing spiders footsteps!

For more information and details please visit Nicky Love

Nicky Love and Condensation
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Sean Reeves was born and lives in Hampshire. His Father was a Woodsman, and this gave him, as a child, an interest in nature. He spent much of his time in the woods, and now loves being outdoors in all weathers. He says that he "Likes to taste the elements!".

Sean works at the Sustainability Centre as the Outdoor Education Officer. He was formally the Woodland Manager there. He works with schools, local agencies, and teaches people of all ages woodland and wilderness skills.
He has completed courses in the NCFE Advanced Bushcraft Award, Forest School, NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Creative Craft, extensive Tracking training, has a First Aid certificate, and is CRB checked.

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