Karu Bushcraft Advanced
Duration: Sunday - Sunday
Course size: 6-16
Prize: 755 €/ person
Dates 2019: 3th of August - 10th of August
Dates 2020: 2th of August - 9th of August
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 last nights in a cabin or hotel, so that you are well rested 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.
DAY 1. Prepare: Security and safety, gear check up, camp set up
DAY 2. Shelter: Man made and primitive shelters
DAY 3. Axe and fire: Lighting fire methods and axe handling
DAY 4. Crafts: Camp crafts
DAY 5. Hunter: Fishing and trapping techniques
DAY 6. Gatherer: Food from nature
DAY 7. First Aid: Outdoor first aid
DAY 8. Home journey: Transportation to airport and train station
You will learn following skills:
Handling an axe
Working with bark
Preparing food over an open fire
Preparing a campsite
Making a saw
Making a backpack
The course includes:
All food enjoyed during the course
All equipment and material required during training
Last night in cabin or hotel (2 person rooms)
Transportation from the city of Joensuu
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.