RCNP - Primitive Fire Building (Intermediate Level)
Feb 20 (Saturday)
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Ages 8-100 · Co-Ed
Reedy Creek Nature Preserve
Feb 20, 2021
Each Saturday from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
This activity has been cancelled.This class will go beyond practicing the how to start a primitive fire to how to make the tools to start a fire. The Survival Dude will first start out demonstrating how to carve the different parts of a bow drill and discuss preferred wood specimens. Then, you got it, it is your turn to start carving your tools. The last part of the class will be spent on practicing a bow drill. (All supplies, including knives will be provided. Do not bring your own knife.) 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