Using outdoor fires with young people can provide an exciting and versatile focus for outdoor learning. There is, understandably, a concern over potential risks associated with using fires. In addition there are basic skills and knowledge required to fully realise the potential of using fires. We are now offering a one day course addressing these considerations, laying down fundamental procedures for managing group fire activities as well as enhancing the skills and confidence of practitioners.
Preparing the hearth: basic fire safety; risk-benefit assessment; fire site layout; location considerations; safe preparation and management; essential fire safety equipment; group management and protocols.
Getting the spark: fuel selection and preparation; fire lighting; fire lays and management; extinguishing fires; poor weather considerations.
Stoking the flames: using fire for engaging learning and personal development; fire and the curriculum; outdoor cooking; making charcoal; storytelling.
Watching the embers: A chance to review and reflect
Dates: by arrangement at your convenience
Times: 9.00 am till 4.00 pm
Venue: Tehidy Country Park, Camborne
Cost: On application
Course Code: CLO38
Book online via www.cornwalllearningonline.co.uk and search course code CLO38