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2019 Youth Bush Lab

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Youth Bush Lab at the Pathfinder School

Limit: 20 

Ages 8 to 17 yrs old. One parent per youth. Parent MUST stay for the entire event! Primitive camping available onsite at the Pathfinder School or you may make your own arrangements at one of the nearby hotels.

TOPICS TO BE COVERED:

Trees:

  • Typical and Important Eastern Species
  • Resources for Bush crafting
  • Indicators
  • Taking a Bearing from the Trees
  • Benefits to the other members of the eco system

Plants:

  • Backyard Edibles
  • Cordage from the natural world
  • Filter systems and Cover within a Pond life environment

Fauna:

  • Animal/Reptile/Amphibian/Fowl
  • Typical Woodland Species
  • Tracks and other Sign

Water:

  • Essentials for all life
  • Organisms within
  • Survival begins at the Water’s Edge

Fire:

  • Basic Elements
  • Fire Building Essentials
  • Combustion
  • Uses for Fire both in Camp and its importance environmentally

Shelter:

  • Controlling Core Temperature
  • Micro Climates
  • Heat Loss Mechanisms

Navigation:

  • Planetary Movements and Division of Time
  • Sun Clocks and Sun Compasses
  • Principle of the Magnetic Compass
  • Lateral Drift

Weather:

  • Cloud Types and their meanings
  • Weather change indicators

Basic List of Equipment Needed:

  • Typical camp gear for tent or hammock Camping
  • Bug Sprays and Personal Medications
  • Food and Snacks
  • Space Blanket (reusable)
  • 6 Stakes
  • 50’ Para Cord
  • Gloves (leather or canvas work style)
  • Small Shovel or garden trowel
  • Swiss Army Knife
  • Magnifying Glass, Hand held 5x
  • Petersons Field Guide to Eastern Forests
  • Note book and pencils
  • Camera or Phone that takes Photos (optional)
  • Cotton Pillow Case
  • 3 1Qt Freezer Bags
  • 2 Mason Jars w/Lids

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2019 Youth Bush Lab

$200.00

SKU: JUN142019
Weight: 0.0 lb

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Product Description

Youth Bush Lab at the Pathfinder School

Limit: 20 

Ages 8 to 17 yrs old. One parent per youth. Parent MUST stay for the entire event! Primitive camping available onsite at the Pathfinder School or you may make your own arrangements at one of the nearby hotels.

TOPICS TO BE COVERED:

Trees:

  • Typical and Important Eastern Species
  • Resources for Bush crafting
  • Indicators
  • Taking a Bearing from the Trees
  • Benefits to the other members of the eco system

Plants:

  • Backyard Edibles
  • Cordage from the natural world
  • Filter systems and Cover within a Pond life environment

Fauna:

  • Animal/Reptile/Amphibian/Fowl
  • Typical Woodland Species
  • Tracks and other Sign

Water:

  • Essentials for all life
  • Organisms within
  • Survival begins at the Water’s Edge

Fire:

  • Basic Elements
  • Fire Building Essentials
  • Combustion
  • Uses for Fire both in Camp and its importance environmentally

Shelter:

  • Controlling Core Temperature
  • Micro Climates
  • Heat Loss Mechanisms

Navigation:

  • Planetary Movements and Division of Time
  • Sun Clocks and Sun Compasses
  • Principle of the Magnetic Compass
  • Lateral Drift

Weather:

  • Cloud Types and their meanings
  • Weather change indicators

Basic List of Equipment Needed:

  • Typical camp gear for tent or hammock Camping
  • Bug Sprays and Personal Medications
  • Food and Snacks
  • Space Blanket (reusable)
  • 6 Stakes
  • 50’ Para Cord
  • Gloves (leather or canvas work style)
  • Small Shovel or garden trowel
  • Swiss Army Knife
  • Magnifying Glass, Hand held 5x
  • Petersons Field Guide to Eastern Forests
  • Note book and pencils
  • Camera or Phone that takes Photos (optional)
  • Cotton Pillow Case
  • 3 1Qt Freezer Bags
  • 2 Mason Jars w/Lids

Click Here for the Class Purchase Policy

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