Edinburgh and me

Edinburgh and Me



I am Gavin Mitchell, The facilitator/Trainer for Bushcraft-Scotland.I now work full time for Bushcraft-Scotland.I am curently contracted 2 days a week as an instructor for The youth vision project.(See website links)

Last project I work for Nature therapist during the Day. For a small experimental project Called the Outremer project which is part of a Charity called Thiphereth ltd.

This project specialise at working with Adults with autistic spectrum disorder and connected mental health issue. Out In Nature.

I have been learning and practicing bushcraft skill since before I started school @ the age of seven.I am now 38.Yeh that’s 31 years

The project I worked on before the above craft workshop leader,covering 6 different workshops in the Scottish borders (Garvald west linton).These workshop include a craft workshop,Estate,Herb, weaver y and a Garden workshop.

My place of work before the 2 above was at the freeman college in sheffield were i also ran a small pilot teaching project with bushcraft skills.

I have completed the Rudolf Steiner teachers training and many trainings connected with Bushcraft and survival including Tom Brown courses.(Standard, Adv Standard and Advance tracking.)

I am Forest School Level 3 group leader Trained.

I also have my Summer mountain leader training.Plus  lots of other Training.Full list is available on request.

I love teaching Bushcraft and survival skills.I am particularly interested in the ways the skills
can lead to greater awareness of the self and the spirit.

Am also interested in the life long benefits of youth initiation and how we can work towards it using and practicing bushcraft skills.

If you are wanting an instructor for a workshop or thinking of one to one instruction I can forward you personal and work reference contact details.

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