bushcraft & survival:
Are you good at solving problems? Can you cope in nature? How would you fare in the wild? Come and challenge yourself on these adrenaline fuelled missions! You'll need self-reliance, discipline and imagination to survive... You'll learn shelter building, tool use, fire making, concealment and camouflage, navigation and survival in hostile environments and more in assignments that grow in difficulty, complexity and fun! Perfect for budding Special Forces...
These missions are designed like mini-ADVENTURES with a focus on bushcraft and nature skills, gamified challenges and survival technology. They're progressive too, allowing children to build on their skills. They are perfect for children who ENJOY SOLVING PROBLEMS, CHALLENGING THEMSELVES and LEARNING THROUGH gameS.
missions running in 2018
IN THE DEEP CANOPY OF THE INDONESIAN JUNGLE LIVE THE RAINFOREST PEOPLE: THE TREE-DWELLING KOROWAI, THE WOOD CARVING ASMAT, THE DANI WARRIORS…
They hold the secret to jungle survival. They know how to build shelters in the tamarind trees, how to make complex bridges from bamboo stalks, how to craft armours using coconut shells, how to catch fish with a four-pronged spear, how to start fires using wild bamboo sticks, and how to cook the most delicious rujak using fruit from the rainforest!
23 - 27 July 2018
CRAZY HORSE, SITTING BULL, BLACK HOOF, RED CLOUD… THESE WERE THE LAST GREAT WARRIORS.
They could hunt and stalk prey without leaving any trace. They could build undetectable hides. They were expert at spearfishing and making the fastest blowguns. They could start a fire in no time, using only natural materials. They knew how to catch and preserve meat. They had healing potions for almost everything!
" THE BOW AND ARROW IS MY WEAPON." KATNISS EVERDEEN
Is it yours too? On this mission, you will get to design and craft your very own bow and arrows like a traditional archer. And then you’ll get to test them with a mix of target practice and distance practice!
CALLING ALL ASPIRING CHEFS AND FOOD LOVERS!
Have you ever tasted lavender biscuits? Do you know that you can bake awesome bread and muffins in an earth oven? Have you ever been foraging for brambles? And have you tried fried insects dipped in chocolate sauce?? Delicious!! Over the course of one week, you’ll learn all about foraging and wild cooking. You’ll build your own outdoor oven, bake breads and puddings, make biscuits, jams and juices.
A REAL-LIFE SURVIVAL SCENARIO WHERE YOU’LL GET TO PUT YOUR SURVIVAL SKILLS TO THE TEST... Faced with REAL challenges, you’ll have to think and learn fast! With only 5 days to build and run a fully functioning survival camp, you’ll have to make your own tools, build your shelter, light and maintain your fire, forage and defend your camp. Have you got what it takes?
SEVENOAKS: 22 - 26 August 2018
WARNING! THIS MISSION IS NOT FOR THE FAINT HEARTED! IT IS NOT FOR THE FLAKERS, THE SLACKERS, THE QUITTERS OR THE POOR TEAM PLAYERS.
Do you have the guts to survive in extreme circumstances? Do you have what it takes to spend days living outside, following orders, avoiding detection, even enduring interrogation? If so then get ready to brace yourself for the Hive’s toughest mission to date!