We were awarded funding earlier in 2020 and have recently started to deliver the Lift community grant project element of the Life Craft Project.
It comprises of The Life Garden and Life Adventure education and employability courses and we are hoping to engage with up to 60 people over the duration of the four courses we are running.
Participants will be introduced to education and employment pathways into the gardening, agriculture and forestry industries and will gain an insight into the importance of practical conservation and permaculture principles.
They will also take part in outdoor pursuit and will be given the chance to explore opportunities throughout the industry with a focus on archery, lowland leadership, canoeing, bush craft.
Life Adventure is a training and employment programme focussed on key skills in the outdoor pursuit industry.
Entry level courses are run over a 6 week initial period with additional opportunity and pathways on offer once the entry level course has been successfully completed.
We focus on archery and bush craft, navigation and leadership, health and wellbeing in the great outdoors, lowland leadership awards and other National governing body pathways such as Mountain Leadership and Canoeing and kayaking.
Another LifeCraft Project innovation
This project has involved stripping down the bumper section of the Discovery 2 and replacing with an in-house purpose built steel bumper for hardier wear and tear.
A full sanding of the original paintwork and spray job with an original 4 colour “Reed and Fern design”.
Just look at the results!
A diversification from our parent company, Ascend Adventure, the Life Craft project’s philosophy is to use our skill and experience to pass on knowledge to those who can benefit from it; helping individuals, society and the world to try and change the direction in which they and it are all travelling.
So many things go to waste – spaces, materials, time, we are just trying to do our little bit and would encourage anyone who wants to to become involved to get in touch.
We are passionate about helping the socially excluded to find a direction; believe that community is the missing link in many people’s lives and strive towards an ideal grounded in connection, hard work and a bigger picture understanding.
For more information on Ascend Adventure click here.
All of our organisational members value the community. We support one another in our work and try to help those who struggle to fit into the regular working environment by allowing them to learn new skills in a relaxed and informal way.
We gain funding from external sources to offer a deeper support element to our work, developing a robust volunteer mentor scheme, social entrepreneurial and educational pathways.
If a member has an idea for what they would like to do, we help them to achieve their goals.
We design, refurbish or re-purpose ALL types of garden building.
Do you have a shed which needs an uplift? Would your garden or community group benefit from a handcrafted Life Craft cabin? Have you a structure which needs some love and attention?
Let us know how we can help!
Have you got old tools in the shed which could do with a sharpen? Wood you like to learn how to steam bend wood? Could your garden benefit from a Life Craft Cabin, as a playroom a study or an extra bedroom? Are you interested in the merits of traditional woodworking?
If the answer is yes, then we have the courses and skill set to help.
Does your garden need clearing? Would you like to begin to make use of your space and grow your own food? There are many ways in which we can help.
Landscaping, garden design and growing are all services we offer.
Find it difficult to trust a mechanic? Looking for a cheap way to keep your car on the road. Are you interested in the devolution of technology?
If the answer is yes to any of the above, look no further. The Real Life Maintenance crew are on hand to solve your vehicle issue.
We can make whatever you need from metal!
Roof racks, wood burners, metal doors and trailers.
Let us know what you need and our design team will be on the case