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Survival Workshop for Boys
Saturday, March 31, 2012 from 8:45 AM to 3:45 PM (EDT)
This is a brand new workshop offered here at the Lazy B Farm. This workshop will cover the basic skills required to survive in the out of doors. Our knowledgeable teacher, Butch, is self taught and has a wealth of knowledge and stories about his own use of wild plants and trees for medicinal and edible purposes.
This class is suitable for boys in grades 6th – 10th.
Our Basics workshop will cover:
Plant identification – poisonous and non-poisonous plants
Tree identification and uses
Shelter – how to build a shelter from tree limbs
Fishing pole construction and how to filet a fish
Fire building and fish frying
Schedule for the workshop:
8:45 – Arrival to Lazy B Farm
9:00 – Group gathers for introduction to Butch
9 – noon: Tree identification, shelter construction, plant identification
Noon: Lunch to be provided by Lazy B Farm
12:30 – 3:30: Construction of traps, fishing rod, fire building and preparation of fish
3:45 – end of session, pick up by parents
Items to bring:
Notebook and pen