Kid's Bushcraft Class: Camouflage and Cooking

Enjoy an outdoor adventure with your kids at this bushcraft class in London!

London Bushcraft

London Bushcraft


2.5 hours Class size 1 to 15     label £350 per class

If you're looking for unique London attractions to check out with your kids, this exciting bushcraft class could be just the thing you need!

This beginner-friendly workshop will teach your children all the skills they need to explore the beautiful pockets of nature dotted around the cityscape of London.

Your expert instructor will kick things off with a tracking game, where the group will learn to use natural camouflage, stealth and their surroundings to sneak up and claim a target. The children will then be shown various fire lighting techniques and collect firewood from around the site to light a flame without any matches.

Once the fire's burning, it'll be time to gather around and get cooking as your prepare a true adventurer's lunch — delicious hot dogs and s'mores heated over the fire!

Whether you're spending a family day out in London and looking for something a little different, or you're planning a bushcraft birthday party for your kids, this workshop is a great chance to experience a touch of nature in the city.

Please note:

  • This workshop can take place at four separate addresses across London, you can choose your preferred location after booking.
  • For group bookings, there will need to be at least 2-3 parents at the class. The role of parent helpers is mainly to keep an eye on everyone to help ensure the safety of the children. The instructors take overall responsibility for the group.

Add-on available for this class
  • Extra teacher - raises maximum group size to 24 (£150)
You can add these when you book (optional).
What you'll get
  • Expert bushcraft guidance from a qualified instructor.
  • All of the ingredients and equipment for the workshop.
What to bring
  • Comfortable clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty.
  • Waterproof jacket if rain is likely.
  • Closed-toe shoes such as trainers or walking boots (No sandals or flip flops).
  • Sunscreen or hat if it’s sunny.
  • A completed consent form to bring along on the day.
  • A water bottle.
  • Antibacterial gel.
Suitable for

This class is perfect for beginners - no prior experience is needed.

Suitable for adults, and kids (minimum 7 years old). An adult must accompany any attending kids. The adult may observe at the class for free.


South London Scout Centre, Grange Lane, Dulwich, London SE21 7LH

Your teacher
London Bushcraft
London Bushcraft


Escape to a countryside experience while still in the capital with the only bushcraft company based in London. Offering fun, friendly, hands-on bushcraft courses for team building, birthdays, schools, birthdays, community groups, and more

Wendy Paton’s interest in bushcraft started as a young child. She grew up in Australia and has always been fascinated by the skills and knowledge that allowed indigenous Australians to survive for thousands of years off the land. She loves returning to her home country regularly to see family and friends and having time for her favourite pastime; snorkelling and diving for shellfish.

As well as being experienced in bushcraft in the UK, Wendy has led 21 expeditions worldwide. She has foraged for wild rhubarb in Mongolia, eaten live ants in Ecuador, gone mud fishing in Vietnam, tracked with the Kalahari Bushmen in Botswana, caught and eaten frogs for breakfast in Laos and picked enough wild blueberries in Ecuador to turn herself blue. These experiences bring real depth of knowledge to the bushcraft and survival skills taught by London Bushcraft.

She believes that bushcraft is very much needed in a society that has, in some ways, drifted away from its ancestral and natural roots. It provides people with an opportunity to connect with the world around them more fully - and sometimes also a part of themselves they have never come into contact with before.

Wendy is supported by a large and experienced team with a deep knowledge of bushcraft and working with groups.

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