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February 2018

Winter Walk to Boost Creativity, Health and Concentration – Family Fun Outdoors event

February 14 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Den of Alyth Car Park, Den of Alyth
Alyth, Perthshire United Kingdom
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£10 - £15

If going outside in the cold and wet seems unappealing, join us on this winter walk where you’ll discover both how to make it enjoyable and why it matters. According to the latest research, there are three compelling reasons to go outside in winter: Improves concentration and focus, particularly useful for ADHD and hyperactive children Improves creativity and sense of wonder Boosts your metabolism, potentially helping with weight On this half day walk, feel these benefits for yourself (and perhaps…

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Staying Safe in the Scottish Outdoors – Family Fun Outdoors event

February 15 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Five Senses, Bamff House
Alyth, Perthshire PH11 8LF United Kingdom
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Learn how to enjoy the amazing countryside of Scotland safely and comfortably in this all-day session packed full of skills. Get tips to increase your confidence — or even spark interest in a reluctant friend or family member. This hands-on session will include: essential equipment checklist making emergency shelters how to make fire navigation tips and tricks Get prepared to go outside on the hills in a fun way, learning by playing games such as: Which Survival Tool? (most essential…

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Micro-navigation and Natural Navigation Day – Family Fun Outdoors event

February 16 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Five Senses, Bamff House
Alyth, Perthshire PH11 8LF United Kingdom
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£10 - £45
Hand holding compass

Never be lost again! In our morning session, learn to navigate with compass and map in our micro navigation course, also great for those interested in orienteering. In the afternoon we’ll study natural navigation, learning to navigate by starlight, moon, wind and sun. Choose either the full day session or opt for just the morning or afternoon session. Micro-navigation  — 9:30-13:00 This session includes learning: map and compass timing pacing Natural Navigation -- 14:00-17:00 This session includes learning: how to read…

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Kettle hanging above campfire made with friction firemaking

Friction firemaking and Campfire making – Family Fun Outdoors event

February 17 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Five Senses, Bamff House
Alyth, Perthshire PH11 8LF United Kingdom
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Learn the ancient skill of making fire easily and safely and leave with the blissful confidence firemaking brings. Friction firemaking with bow drill, flint and steel In the morning session we will work with a bow drill and flint and steel to make fire by friction. Find out why this ancient practice is an important skill even in the modern day. Make the perfect campfire For the afternoon session, we’ll build a campfire! Learn how to make the perfect campfire…

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Shelter Building Day – Family Fun Outdoors event

February 18 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Five Senses, Bamff House
Alyth, Perthshire PH11 8LF United Kingdom
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£10 - £45
Two children building a shelter from wood branches

Learn how to create a shelter for emergency survival, concealment or protection. Make being in the outdoors more fun — and more comfortable. Excellent for families to do together! Shelter building itinerary Morning: Emergency shelter building and dens using all materials including plastic bags or other objects that you may have on you or find nearby. You can book this session on its own or opt for both sessions. Afternoon: Shelter building with all natural materials, inspired by primitive peoples…

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