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ESCAPE
THE OFFICE

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TEAM
BUILDING

These courses are designed for corporates / companies wishing to escape an office environment and spend time in woodlands, taking part survival team building activities.

 

Turn your team into a tribe.

You will be trained in various bushcraft & survival skills and put them into practice either working as a team or independently. Participants will create shelter (either natural shelters or using tarps) practise different fire making techniques and work together to create a camp.

WHO IS THIS FOR?

For companies or organisations wishing to challenge a team in a woodland environment using survival skills. 

Survival is about mental strength, problem solving, creativity and becoming self-reliant. Engaging with the natural environment and using what nature provides to survive.

 

A day in the woods learning survival skills will bring any team closer together. We adapt our courses to suit individual clients and group needs.

LOCATIONS:


We work in a 23acre ancient woodland site based in Brasted Chart in Sevenoaks in Kent and a family owned campsite in Hertfordshire. We also work in a woodland scout camp based in Dulwich if you wish to remain closer to London.

TIMINGS:

Timings are flexible. Half days and Full days courses available. Please enquire with your specific needs. 

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WHAT YOU MAY EXPECT ON CAMP:

  • SOS | SIGNALLING WITH FIRE

  • HAMMOCKS & BASHAS

  • SHELTER BUILDING

  • HOW TO EFFECTIVELY USE TARPS

  • FIRE LIGHTING TECHNIQUES

  • USEFUL BUSHCRAFT TOOLS & KIT

  • USEFUL TREES, PLANTS & FUNGI

  • TRAP MAKING

  • FORAGING FOR TINDER & FUEL

  • LEAVE NO TRACE

  • WOODLAND ECOLOGY

  • BREAD MAKING

  • BUSHCRAFT KNIFE WORK

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HALF DAY IN THE WOODS

Spend half day (4 hours) in the woods practising different survival skills and bushcraft activities. 

 

Practise outdoor skills individually and together in groups. From shelter building using tarps, fire lighting techniques and creating SOS using fire.

FULL DAY IN THE WOODS

A full day in the woods allows a group or team to spend more time building relationships. Using problem solving abilities, communication and putting intuitive abilities in action. A full day in the woods allows individuals toward together to create a natural shelter, using what nature provides. 

 

Learn to let go of the everyday gadgets we survive with in city life and tune into the natural world.

Depending on group requirements and dynamics, we may add a competitive element to the outdoor activities. 

 

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WOODLAND LOCATIONS:

We work in two main sites. One is a 23acre privately owned woodland space in Brasted Chart in Sevenoaks, Kent. This environment is wild-like woods and there are no toilets available, so be prepared to go back to the basics and think like a wild cat.

Our other site is based in Sarratt, Hertfordshire. Here is more open space, fields surrounded by countryside with bunches of trees for conducting bushcraft activities. On this particular site there are toilets and electricity points available, with a small public woodland next door to venture to. 

If you have a particular outdoor/woodland space in which we can travel to, we are always happy to collaborate and visit different land spaces or woodland locations to conduct team building & outdoor activities. 

 

Please contact us with any enquiries or potential dates in mind to organise a team building activities with us.

FOOD & WATER

You are required to supply personal packed lunches or food for the duration of your stay. 

 

There is drinking water on site to refill bottles. You are required to bring a re-useable bottle of water and flasks for hot drinks. Herbal teas and hot water will be available.

Respecting the environment is a must, all trash must be taken off site with you on departure. 

"STUDY NATURE LOVE NATURE
STAY CLOSE TO NATURE AND IT WILL NEVER FAIL YOU"
FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT 

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FAQ’S

What shall we wear?

Please come dressed and prepared for a day in the woods. Wear appropriate outdoor clothing and footwear.

Wear outdoor boots or trainers and bring waterproof clothing for wet weather. British weather can be unpredictable.

Are there any toilets?

There are no toilets in the woods so please be prepared in going back to the basics.

Bring toilet tissue and hand sanitiser. 

What shall I bring?

You will be sent a kit list via email and be advised on what to bring before arriving on camp. Please bring a small first aid kit for overnight camps and any personal medications. Wildeye Adventures is not responsible for looking after any medications.  

How much time can we spend in the woods?

This depends on you. There is the option of half day (4 hours) full day (6 to 8 hours) or overnight camps (24 hours)

The level of difficult can be adapted to suit the requirements of each individual group or team.

Can we tailor our own camp?

Tailored camps can be created according to the requirements of each individual group.

Please enquire with your added preferences and let us see how we can create the woodland experience you are seeking.

Is there any parking?

There is parking available on both woodland sites for cars.

However, if arriving in wet weather do not drive on to any field or open grass and stick to the concrete paths.

You will see either signs or staff advising you on where to park on arrival.

Unfortunately due to the narrow country roads and small gates. Coaches cannot pass through or drive onto both woodland sites. 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Wildeye Adventures shares outdoor education in the aims to promote a connection to the natural world and self-sufficiency.

Please be aware that you are responsible for your own health and safety whilst on camp.

Please ensure that you bring any required medications needed with you and take personal responsibility for them.

We cannot carry or look after any medications on your behalf. 

Please be aware that we encourage having a strong sense of awareness towards the environment whilst on camp, bring rubbish bags to take away any rubbish you may have off camp. Do not leave any litter in the woods. Please do not burn plastic on camp fires as this can create toxic chemicals which may be harmful to health and the environment. Please do not burn any cans or glass bottles on fires. If not burned out properly they can leave behind sharp objects which may harm wildlife.

Wildeye Adventures is not responsible for any food you bring on camp and all food is your own responsibility. There are no shops in the woods so do organise yourself or your group before arrival on camp and come prepared for an overnight experience in the woods. 

Wildeye Adventures does not supply any food for evening meals.

There are no kitchen facilities on camp, after bushcraft  training your camp is your own creation and you will be cooking food over an open fire.

Please bring a small first aid kit with you, self-treat & self-care if and when needed. Woodlands are a wild and natural environment. Be aware of trip hazards from tree roots or uneven ground, observation skills are needed. Look out for poisonous or stinging plants such as Foxglove, Nettles or Bramble.

Wildeye Adventures instructors are not responsible for any injuries or illnesses that may occur whilst on camp. We are qualified in outdoor & wilderness first aid  and share advice and support. However, you enter the woods at your own risk and personal health & safety is in your own hands.

 

Thank you for your understanding. Stay wild.