APPLY: Forest Survival Day #Active
Entries close 23:59 on Sun 22 Jul
You need to collect 25 pts to apply for opportunity.
About this reward
Have you ever wondered how you would fare in survival conditions? Could you build a shelter, source food, or create fire simply with what you can find?
Our friends at Forest Holidays are offering YS Rewards users and a friend a fantastic opportunity to spend a day with their expert Forest Rangers to explore the forest, learn techniques for survival, and make the best use of the resources around you.
What: Spend a day with Forest Rangers learning survival techniques
When: Wednesday 1st August
- 9.30am Mini bus pick up from Ingliston Park and Ride, Edinburgh
- 11am Meet the Rangers, introduction to the day and safety briefing
- 11.30 to 3.45pm Walk to the forest, take part in activities
- 4pm Depart and return to drop off at Ingliston Park and Ride, Edinburgh
What to bring: Forest Survival Day involves being outdoors all day so please make sure you are appropriately dressed. We have put together a basic list of what to bring:
Clothing suitable for the outdoors that you don't mind getting dirty
Walking boots or good trainers
A waterproof jacket
Midge repellent and sun cream
A packed lunch and water
To apply tell us about an adventure you'd love to go on using your new survival skills!
Note: You must be aged 16 or above to take part in the Forest Survival Day. A mini bus pick up and drop off is available from Ingliston Park and Ride, Edinburgh but you can also make your own way there if you have the option. A maximum of 12 people can attend.
This reward is part of #YSActiveRewards - encouraging more young people to be more active more often in the outdoors in 2018!