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Outdoor Skills for Kids - Fire by Friction

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Kids ages 10 to 16 years are invited to come and learn how our ancestors made fire by “rubbing two sticks together.” Participants learn the basics of how both bow and hand drills are made, and put together their own hand drill kits. We’ll also cover fire safety and how to succeed in making a “one-match fire.”

Registration required by Oct. 18; space limited to 10 participants. 

Subarea:Rockford Southwest

Directions:
Severson Dells Nature Center - 8786 Montague Rd., Rockford, IL 61102 - From Bypass 20 south of Rockford, take the Montague Road exit. Turn southwest on Montague Road and continue approximately four miles, past Meridian Road, to the second left after passing Weldon Road.

Outdoor Skills for Kids - Fire by Friction