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ON Hive Community Programs: Bow-drill Fire Making Workshop

  • Salinas River Atascadero, CA 93422 (map)


with Pashu Esquibel

Cost: $75/person

Materials fee: $0

Ages: Adult, Older Teens, Youth Ages 10-14 with parent

15 participants maximum

Bring a sack lunch.
Bring a sharp fixed blade knife.

The day will cover making and using a bow-drill kit with a focus on knife safety and technique. Participants will carve their own kits from provided materials and try their hand at friction firemaking. Other skills include fire structure, wood selection, cooking fires, and naturalist skills.

*Saturday and Sunday are offered as separate classes. $75 for each workshop and $135 for both. After enrolling in the Bow-drill Fire Making Workshop, use coupon code PRIMITIVE when enrolling in the Primitive Trapping and Tracking Workshop.

Additional upcoming workshops:
Inkle woven straps
Feather earrings and tassels
Bowl carving
Survival/scout skills