min 1 adult and 1 child

24 Hours

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A combination of survival skills and adventure tasks that will put families to the test

"As a father of three young boys I love sharing my survival techniques and going on family adventures together. It is not only exciting and fun but teaches them useful life and outdoor skills and what it really means to be able to look after yourself when the chips are down"
Bear Grylls
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Designed to inspire fathers and sons, mothers and daughters alike, this 24-hour outdoor family adventure has been created by Bear Grylls and his close team of experts, and is delivered by a range of hand-picked instructors in North Wales. In parent and child teams, you’ll learn Bear’s famous survival techniques: how to build and light a fire, how to navigate at night, water purification, building a shelter, extreme weather survival river crossings and a waterfall jump to test your nerve. You will be taught the most effective and safe ways to use a knife for survival. On day two, you’ll put these skills into action, following Bear’s ethos of self-rescue, by crossing difficult terrain back to civilisation. It’s an opportunity to bring your family together through a truly memorable and fun experience.

Here is a list of skills and activities you will undertake during your course:

  • Dynamic river run and raft building
  • Emergency signal fire
  • Survival shelter techniques
  • Night navigation exercise
  • Making bow and arrows
  • Tyrolean crossing and rope swing
  • Survival knife skills and knots
  • Water purification techniques
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  • Each course runs from Saturday midday to Sunday midday.
  • Minimum of 1 adult and 1 child (age 8 - 17yrs) per booking
  • All meals, selected kit and accommodation are provided during the course.
  • On successful completion of the course, participants will receive a Bear Grylls Survival Academy badge, beanie hat and certificate.
  • Follow up your woodland experience with earning your stripes on the Primal Survival, White Water Survival and Military Survival Family Adventure courses!

Please note: all activities are weather dependent.

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Criccieth, North Wales
Based in remote and rugged Snowdonia, our Criccieth location is an ideal location for unforgettable adventures. The award-winning centre is set in 30 acres of prime forest, and boasts skilled instructors and first class facilities.

These items will all help you to survive! Please note, all of the clothing and equipment that you bring must be appropriate to the environment and the time of year. This is just a guide and you may not require all the kit. Your instructors will let you know what to take out into the wilderness on arrival-any extra kit can be secured at base camp.

…and don't forget a bag full of positive attitude!

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