STAG NIGHT – HEN NIGHT – EVENTS (26 HOURS – FORMAT)
On the Saturday or day booked for the Survival & Bushcraft event, the arrival time is normally around 1000hrs at Footsteps of Discovery, C/O, The Duchy Of Cornwall, Nantillio Wood, Mitchell, Nr Truro, TR8 5BG. After meet & greet and the (Health & Safety briefing) plus site familiarisation, the group is split into 2 teams: Groom Vs Best Man or Bride Vs Bridesmaid. The format of the day then takes on a competition basis. Starting with the famous Introduction Box to give us an indication of the group’s base knowledge, then different Survival & Bushcraft skills are taught by the Instructors and then practised by the 2 groups. After lunch the activities continue into the evening until the main meal, its then time to relax around the fire with a drink or two, Alcohol required is brought in, by personnel attending the event. After a night in the woods with the accommodation being a Survival Shelter (Parachute & Tarpaulin) (or private tent) which you may bring along. Next morning it’s up for a good breakfast (cooked on an open fire) more Survival & Bushcraft activities finishing with photographs and Prize giving where appropriate, with your departure time from Nantilio Woods being around 1200hrs.
All personnel attending require is a sleeping bag and roll mat, and their individual washing kit, everything else including training equipment is provided by Footsteps of Discovery, old clothing, including wet & cold weather gear is advisory including some gardening gloves (soft hands).
Once a date has been booked and confirmed in the diary, a 25% deposit of the total cost is required to confirm that booking, (BACs details sent on request, Cheques made payable to: Footsteps of Discovery), with the outstanding amount being settled on arrival. Please note if the initial booking is for 14 personnel, the total price stands, Example if on the day only 12 personnel turn up, the cost is still as per the initial booking for 14.
There are 3 main types of booking, depending on the evening meal, and programme requirements as follows;
- GOLD – DEER EVENT
A spatchcock deer spit roasted on an Argentinean Angle spit, with salad & potatoes, garlic bread, plus sweet.
Cost £70 plus VAT (Total per person £90). Complete event including breakfast.
- SILVER – HANGI EVENT
Legs of lamb and pork loin shoulders including potatoes, cooked underground with hot stones, with salad & potatoes, garlic bread, plus sweet. Cost £60 plus VAT (Total per person £72). Complete event including breakfast.
- BRONZE – OPEN FIRE (IRON PANS)
Rib eye steaks, cooked to order with salad & potatoes, garlic bread, plus sweet. Cost £50 plus VAT
(Total per person £60). Complete event including breakfast.
Please Note: Refreshments in the form of Tea, Coffee, Orange Juice, & Biscuits will be available throughout all the events.
Survival & Bushcraft subjects covered depending on the time and programme:
- Fire Lighting basic
- Fire Lighting advanced
- Use of the Bush Knife (Safe Cutting)
- Small Game preparation (Rabbits)
- Shelters & Camp Craft
- Location: Ground to Air Signalling
- Traps & Trapping
- Navigation (Sun Moon & Stars)
- Team Tasks: Pilot Down, Escape from the Jungle, Snake Bite, Survival Skills – Relay
- Axe Throwing.
WE’RE LOOKING FORWARD TO MEETING YOU ALL FOR A GREAT WOODS EVENT.
Directions sent out on request: Spanner’s Mobile 07899928131 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org