Fire By Friction Tribe Skill Day

Forest Schools Education
Course Details

Carrying fire within you changes how you move through nature.  Knowing that you have the character and knowledge to find the materials and summon fire is as liberating as it is insightful.

There are no confirmed dates for this course, if you would like to be added to our interest list please email

Who is the course for?

This course is for anyone beginning or already engaged in nature-based practice that seeks to develop their practice as well as their sense of purpose in understanding and connecting with nature.

You will learn

↟ Material selection

↟ Preparing a bow drill set

↟ Bow drill techniques

↟ Group and individual bow drill approaches

Using our approach of transformative learning, this course is much more than a way to learn new skills or knowledge.  Through inviting you to explore new crafts we will guide you through a meaningful experience full of reflection as well as the community learning new perspectives and insights into the opportunities for personal growth.


This course can count towards your CPD requirements. If required, you may receive a certificate upon completion.


Birches Valley Forestry Commission
Rugeley, Cannock Chase
Staffordshire, WS15 2UQ