Primal Family Weekend
About this course
There’s nothing better than getting the whole family out into the great outdoors for a weekend of adventure. What better way than to learn new skills together, bonding away from iPad’s and computers and re-connecting with each other in a relaxed and natural environment.
Come and learn the skills of our Primal ancestors at Duncarron Medieval Fort in an area of outstanding natural beauty.
During your family weekend, we have activities for all the family including archery, commando training skills for the kids, tracking walks and much much more.
The course starts at 10:00 on Saturday and we aim to have you away by mid-afternoon the following day. You will have the opportunity to make your own improvised shelter but tents are welcome.
What you need to know
- All equipment.
- A delicious lunch, dinner and breakfast.
- Tasty hot beverages throughout the day.
- The principles of survival, and survival mindset.
- Fire lighting using Friction and other methods.
- Improvised shelter building.
- Improvised cooking skills.
- Improvised cooking methods.
- Signaling and Navigation.
- Knife safety and cutting skills.
- In depth foraging lesson.
- A night under the stars in your own survival shelter.
All equipment will be provided for this course.
Depending on weather, it's sensible to come in clothes suitable for possibly wet and muddy conditions.
Bushcraft & Survival Day
Our 1 day Bushcraft and Survival Course is a great way to learn the outdoor basics.
Using our natural surroundings you will learn valuable skills in bushcraft and survival techniques in a safe environment.
Primal Hillwalking & Foraging
Hit the hills with our expert and certified guides.
Learn about the geography and geology of Scotland in all its splendour, and the many food-sources our ancestors relied upon to survive and thrive.
Primal Highlander Survival
Come and learn the ways of our Highlander ancestors.
From surviving in mountainous conditions and wild forests to hunting and fighting styles, our Highland ancestors were masters of self-resilience.
Build confidence in your own survival skills in a fun and safe environment
We work to the highest standards of safety and professionalism
Stories to remember
Take home memories and a renewed appreciation for the outdoors