|Learning to strike a match|
The campfire is an opportunity to share and learn something about fire - in true woodcraft spirit, everyone contributes what they know, Once everyone seems clear about what fire is, we gave small groups (with adult supervision) a box of matches to work out how matches work - gaining in confidence and understanding by doing..
|What do you know about fire?|
The children wittled willow to cook marsh mallows and dampers, sang their own songs and sang some woodcraft songs, 50 young people in a campfire circle in Highbury Park:
'Circles are fundamental to Woodcraft Folk...Campfires create circles of warmth where we talk and sing together. As we say in our leaving song, 'Link your arms together a circle we make.This bond of our friendship no power can break..."'More woodcraft campfire photos: