Summer’s Over

Our summer ended today and although it was a great one, I’m wondering where it went? With attending the first Woodsmoke rendezvous, running the first Family Bushcraft course (and having 20 people attend!), running our usual summer courses, and doing a bit of television work, it was full to the gills.

The past week I’ve enjoyed some family time, and while there was very little bushcraft I was called upon to create a fire after dark in a slight drizzle with no advanced preparation so my kids could roast marshmallows. I was thankful for dry charcoal and a match!

This weekend marks the start of our 21st semester course, and although it was a busy summer I’m really excited to get started. We’ll be finished in nine weeks, and there’s a full crew of people coming. I’m planning to relocate our student camp (aka Moose Vegas) to higher ground after last fall’s record wet weather, so we’ll be building an entire semi-permanent bush camp from scratch starting Monday.

We’ve got some announcements to be made in the coming weeks, the first of which is that we’ll once again be running workshops in New Hampshire. Details to come soon, but if you’re curious the initial workshops will be in the Wolfeboro/Ossipee area.

Now get out and enjoy the last of the warm weather.

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