Just make sure they dont get any ideas eh?damh_bard said:Another way I've got them interested is by reading them 'My side of the mountain' by Jean George. A wonderful children's book about a 12 year old who runs away from home to live in the wilderness.
Neil1 said:There is the "Forest-Schools" Programme ): this is aimed at very young kids (pre-school I think) and has things like knife & saw skills, fires & shelter building. Awareness & confidence is taught through games. This would seem a good starting point.
Some of us explorer leaders try!lost said:Hi,
I am myself an explorer scout at 17.5 and can honestly say that more 'bushcrafty' activities should be on offer in scouting. As I think everyone in similar scout groups would give it a good run. That said the chances are still there!