august, 2015

22aug1:00 pm4:00 pmLost and Forgotten Skills: Making Fire with a Bow Drill1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Robin Hills FarmEvent Type :DIY,Event,Outdoors & Rec,Workshop


(Saturday) 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Robin Hills Farm

20390 Stockbridge Chelsea Rd. (M-52)

Event Details

Join us for the second workshop of our “Lost and Forgotten Skills Series”!!

Learn how to make fire the old-fashioned way: twirling a stick with a bow drill. Learn everything about firestarting, from ember to blaze.

Recommended for ages 12 and older. Registration limited to 8 people.

Tuition: $35 (CSA members); $45 (non-members)

Registration limited to 8. Deadline to register is August 20th at 11:59 p.m. Register here or by emailing Cash, check, and card accepted.

Instructor Bio:


Rowena Conahan is a certified Montessori teacher, with background as a homeschool parent and as assistant in a Waldorf-based forest kindergarten.  She has attended Tom Brown’s Tracker School in New Jersey, Wilderness Awareness School’s Art of Mentoring, and Kamana Naturalist Training program.  She is also a founder of Nature Learning Community, where she teaches nature connection and outdoors skills classes for people of all ages, and consults with educators seeking to increase outdoors experience for their students.