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The Team show off their Woodland Survival skills

Coast and Country Team Away day ~ Thursday 25th November

A day of fire making attempts, wood carving, shelter building, orienteering, a day for laughter, for Cornish pasties, and for falling off tree stumps – sorry Chris!

From the left – Eddie, Tyler, Ian James, Amanda, Elliot, Naomi, Vasco, David James, Rich, Marc, Aggy, Francesca James, Stu, Mark, Jules, Lucy, Nikki & Chris James.

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The beautiful Quayside walk took us past Cotehele Mill on our way to our woodland camp.

 

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We made it to camp and were greeted by a lovely hot drink brewing on the camp fire.

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Task 1. Learn to use the bush craft tools..   Task 2. In teams use your new found skills to build a shelter!

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The teams made light work of putting  up the four shelters and then it was time to stop for lunch and as we were in Cornwall..

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..it was only right we styled it out with a Cornish pasty!

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Task 3. Build a fire and create a pot kettle stand to hang over the fire.

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Eddie, Tyler & Jules stormed ahead of this challenge and were the first to get their water pot boiling.

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The team got straight to work building starting from little matchstick size twigs, to large branches, everyone had such a laugh and every one had a fire going by the end, to all our suprise!

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Task 4. Find 10 letters hidden around the forrest by plotting 10 grid references Jack had given us on a map then use a compass to find your way around the woodland and find al of the hidden letters to reveal the word..

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Aggy’s team getting in the zone, plotting grid references to for the missing letters.

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The teams on their merry way trying to find them all, we think some of the letters may have been sneakily hidden.

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We think Eddie and Tyler may have had something to do with the hidden letters.. hmm

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Task 5. Head to the pub!

The management really went out on a limb to make sure the team had the most tree’mendous day hehe!

Keep an eye on our blogs to see what the teams get up to next..

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