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Karu Bushcraft Advanced

Duration: Sunday - Sunday                                                                                                                             Course size: 6-16

Dates: 3th of August - 10th of August 2019

Prize: 755 €/ person


During this course, you will expand your bushcraft skills and learn more about staying outdoors in a genuine wilderness environment. You will also learn traditional bushcraft skills, and how to use them every day. The surrounding wild nature and observing it are integral parts of the course.

You will stay the night in a tent or in similar shelter, but we will spend the first and last nights in a cabin or hotel, so that you are well rested before and after the course. 

Who is this course for?

Karu Bushcraft Advanced is for outdoor enthusiasts who already possess basic bushcraft skills. If you have completed a course similar to Karu Bushcraft Basics, you can take part in this course.


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You will learn following skills:

  • Making fire

  • Handling an axe

  • Carving wood

  • Working with bark

  • Fishing

  • Using traps

  • Temporary shelter

  • Preparing food over an open fire

  • Preparing a campsite

  • Making a saw

  • Making a backpack

  • Tracking

  • Collecting water

  • Outdoor hygiene

  • First aid


The course includes:

  • All food enjoyed during the course

  • All equipment and material required during training

  • Personal guidance

  • Transportation from the city of Joensuu

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Please note:

Participants must have valid insurance, as well as a backpack, basic outdoor equipment, a sleeping bag, sleeping pad, tent or similar and clothing suitable for the season. Participants must be in a normal state of health.

More detailed instructions will be sent to participants before the course begins.