If you are booking a course for someone special this Christmas we have plenty of exciting experiences for you to choose from. We are currently celebrating 35 years of bushcraft and in commemoration of this, we have some extra courses available led by Ray himself.
Please follow our helpful points below to ensure that you have the perfect gift in time for the big day:
Book the course in your own name, this saves any surprises being spoilt if we need to make contact regarding the booking.
Call us or email us in the office to let us know that you have booked a course as a gift and the name of the person that will be attending.
Once we make a note of the attendee name then we will get a personalised presentation pack in the post addressed to you in a plain brown envelope so that we don’t give the game away.
Once received, your presentation pack can then be wrapped ready to give to your loved one.
Book in plenty of time so that we are able to get your presentation pack to you in time for Christmas.
Presentation Pack Folder
This special gift pack contains a glossy presentation pack folder, certificate specifying the course participant, course title and date, plus a Woodlore sticker.
Our Woodlore courses due to take place in 2019 are now available to book on the website. In celebration of our 35th Anniversary, Ray has offered his time to lead some of his usual courses, alongside some of our classics, giving everyone the chance to learn a range of bushcraft skills directly from Ray.
The Woodlore team got the opportunity to hone some essential skills earlier this week as part of the field staff’s annual training. At the top of the list was a renewal of our essential 1st aid skills which will ensure that we are prepared for anything that the season can throw at us and more importantly, be better informed and able to prevent situations reaching the point where intervention is required.
Last weekend saw the Woodlore outdoor team gather together for their annual staff training. This year, the team took an in-depth view of some of the essential professional skills required to run successful courses safely in any environment. We were joined by Jamie Cooke, a world leader in resuscitation practice and Specialist Instructor on our First Aid courses, who gave the team their regular top-up of knowledge and training. Ray led the team in looking at the complications and hazards of leading overseas expeditions and how we can use our experiences to improve and inform our teaching on Woodlore’s exceptional range of UK training courses.
Team Training 2017
Between times, the team had the opportunity to come together and enjoy the warmth of the Woodlore camp fire, sharing food and stories of what has happened since the last season together. On the final day, Ray once again led the team and demonstrated a rich diversity of skills which will be embedded into our courses over the coming year. Woodlore is constantly moving forward in terms of equipment, knowledge and technique so these times spent together in the woods are essential. It means that our clients in the coming year will have a learning experience that is current, relevant and absolutely second to none.
Our UK course dates for 2017 are now available to book on the website. In addition to our usual selection of courses based in East Sussex and Scotland we have an exciting new Cooking course added to the calendar for this year. We have also extended the reach of the Fundamental Bushcraft course to Gloucestershire with the Fundamental Severnside course. Book soon to avoid disappointment.
2017 UK Courses
Ray will be leading a total of six Walk in the Woods and Carving Master Class days with Woodlore this year. We would advise you to book your place to join us soon as these sell out very quickly.