Fire, fire, fire.

Fire, fire, fire.

Making fire is a very rewarding, useful and exciting skill that all children should be able to learn and enjoy.  
This is a full day course covering the following.

  • How to find and/or prepare wood for different situations and environments
  • How to cope in wet and/or windy weather
  • Different ways to start a fire including spark tools, flint and steel, the sun. 
  • Making char cloth to take away with you
  • Tinder types – making and finding different types
  • Different ways to build a fire for different purposes
  • Staying safe
  • This day will also include bread making using a tried and tested recipe for sweet cinnamon bread
Spark tools and tinder sets will be available to use and/or purchase

Who it's for

Forest School leaders, Teachers and outdoor enthusiasts



Layer de la Haye. Colchester

Interested? Scheduled dates:

Tue 23 Jun - Tue 23 Jun

For more information, or to request another date, email James:

When booking has been made you will be sent a suggested kit list, and details of exact location.