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Forage and Fire

  • Boston Outdoor School 131 Walnut Street Saugus, MA, 01906 United States (map)
Forage and Fire
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Combining a wild plant walk and a fire building sampler class. We will spend the first half of the class learning about seasonal wild plants. The second half will be spent learning and trying different fire starting techniques. 

Instructor: Tim “Primitim” Swanson

Tim has been involved with primitive skills for over 15 years. His teaching style accommodates any age due to his playful and light-hearted attitude along with an informative and in depth approach to the natural world. Tim has taught primitive skills all over the northeast including at Unity College, Bryant Pond 4H Camp, True North Wilderness Therapy Program, Belfast Community Outreach Program in Education, Wingate Wilderness Therapy, The Umbrella Community Arts Center, Nashua River Watershed Association, and Groton Wellness Holistic Healing Center. For more information on Tim’s work, visit his website at

Earlier Event: December 21
Primitive Traps
Later Event: December 22
Burn-out Bowls