RCNP - Primitive Fire Building (Beginner's Level)
Feb 20 (Saturday)
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Ages 8-100 · Co-Ed
Reedy Creek Nature Preserve
Feb 20, 2021
Each Saturday from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
This activity has been cancelled.Get back in tune with nature and discover the methods of fire building the way your ancestors have done it. No matches, no tools, just what nature has to provide is all you have. The Survival Dude will discuss the different natural materials, show a handmade bow drill and demonstrate how to start a primitive fire. Afterwards, it is your turn, under the guidance of the Survival Dude, to try your hand at creating a fire. (All supplies will be provided.) Adult participation optional.
NOTE: Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation follows all CDC guidelines and Governor’s orders. Participants are expected to wear a mask indoors at all times and outdoors if social distancing guidelines cannot be met. Participants may be less than 6’ apart during an outdoor program. At that time, we will ask everyone to wear a mask. If you cannot, you will be asked to stand more than 6’ away.
It is a requirement that participants under the age of 18 must have a parent accompany them throughout the entire program. This program will be all outdoors, please dress appropriately.
7- All Ages
Meet at the shelter behind the Nature Center
Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation