Bushcraft Sweden

Introduction into Arctic Survival Skills.


Why take a course in Bushcraft Sweden? 

Sweden is a Country which still practices a wide range of skills. People here still use bushcraft skills, which have been perfected over years of use. Furthermore extending their knowledge into Log Cabin Construction, moss insulation, Birch bark waterproofing, Fur Clothing etc. 

Additionally Wild Spirit Bushcraft have 20 years experience into British and Swedish nature. Here in the north of Sweden, different techniques and wild foods are used.  In comparison with the UK which has a vast plant and tree species. Sweden has far less. So different ways of foraging demands more from a would be survivor.

Wild Spirit offer a wide range of skills & knowledgeable bushcraft instructors, educated in their field.  From Wild Food Foragers, Basket Makers, Primitive Fire Lighting demonstrations, Hunting & Trapping techniques. Also Wild Medicines, Clothing From Reindeer & Knife makers. One of our Instructors even collected food for on of Sweden’s top restaurants Fäviken run by Magnus Nilsson

So this is why it’s a unique opportunity to further your knowledge in Swedish Bushcraft.

The course is suitable for beginners with little or no experience. It covers basic and essential skills for survival in the forest. We will teach you how to make a fire, protection, and to find water and food. The Course will be conducted in a remote village of Ottsjö, in the north of Jämtland Sweden.

Wild Spirit Bushcraft operates in the UK as well as Sweden Please Click Here for more information on UK courses.

Clothing guide

Choosing a winter course then wearing suitable clothing is very important.  If we deemed your clothing to be unsuitable you will be recommended that you hire clothing from us. 

If you are unable to bring any Clothing or Bushcraft tools or Kit please speak to us, as some kit we can loan & hire from us. Click here for more information

Minimum age: 7 years

  • Safety In The Forest
  • Bushcraft Tools /  How to maintain them
  • Basic Rope Making
  • Basic Fire preparation & Friction Fire lighting
  • Collecting Water
  • Finding Basic food In The wilderness
  • Snow/Seasonal Shelter Building


Price: 1500 Sek per day per person.