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Fire Fundamentals

Forest Floor Wilderness Programs LLC - Shope Creek

Saturday, March 26, 2016
Shope Creek 472 Shope Creek Rd AshevilleNC  28805
Saturday, March 26, 2016
Shope Creek 472 Shope Creek Rd AshevilleNC  28805

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What's Included

In this Adult and Family* full-day and evening event, join us as we learn to re-ignite the ancient relationship between humans and fire. *Program designed for Adults and children ages 7 and up. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Under 7 welcome to attend, but must be with parent at all times. This day and evening class will come in three distinct parts, that as a whole will combine to make for a rich and connective experience. Part 1: Fire Workshops(10AM-3PM) Learn the ancient art of friction-fire making from skilled and experienced instructors. There will be two class periods, approx. 2 hours each, and classes may include: - Bow Drill technique - Bow Drill kit making - Hand Drill - One Match Fire - Tinder Bundles - 5 Minute Fire Challenge Part 2: Open-fire Cooking Class and Field Games(3PM-5PM) Learn to build and tend a fire for the purpose of creating a delicious meal. Also during this time is an opportunity to relax, explore the beautiful forest of Shope Creek, or join in on the fun field games facilitated by one of our instructors. Part 3: Fireside Storytelling(6PM-8PM) Cozy up around the fire and enjoy one of our ancestors oldest traditions: storytelling. Listen as experienced storytellers recount the mythic origins of fire, and you may even have the opportunity to tell your own story to the tribe.

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Forest Floor Wilderness Programs was founded in 2011 with the goal of providing the Asheville area with nature-connection mentoring programs designed to re-connect youth and adults with the natural world, while also serving as a hub around which community grounded in connection to the natural world can form.​​

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Shope Creek 472 Shope Creek Rd AshevilleNC  28805
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