back to basics – course

back to basics – life in the woods

6-8 June 2018

This will be a fun crash course in rewilding –
with knowledge in survival, edible plants, forest, crafts, fire and knifes …

What is it that makes us to humans?
Among other things, the ability to use tools and with them create other tools – and the ability to make fire. With the knife, the ax, the saw, the hand and the brain’s power, our ancestors created a life in the forest and in the Scandinavian wilderness. The forest shaped us to the people we are today.
In the woods we sought shelter, raw materials for tools, wood, timber and other materials for construction, we hunted, collected berries and mushrooms …

Here you will get to know the most important and interesting things you need to know for a forest life!


workshop only: 2900, – SEK

food & accommodation (2 nights): from about 2800, – SEK

Total: from 5700, –

All prices are / person and including VAT.


day 1 T day 2 T day 3
breakfast   9-10   9-10
workshop 15-18 10-18 10-15

You can book our workshops / courses with or without accommodation.
However, we recommend that you also book accommodations to make sure you get the most out of your time at Urnatur.

how to book the course itself:

Send an email to with your
Full name, address, and phone number

Do not forget to write what course it is about including date.
We will send an invoice to you.

how to book food and accommodation
Check the date of the course, go to the “book” – “nature nights”  on the website, select 2 nights and the number of people you want to book and press> “search”.
The available cabins will be show up. Of course you can book more than 2 nights if you wish. Here is a link to the booking.

pleas note: If you only book the course without food and accommodation, you bring along your own lunch.

Other participants staying at Urnatur:
In order to save time, you prepare a picknick lunch during breakfast (bread, egg, fruit).
We fix thermos with tea and some coffee.

breakfast & dinner
Breakfast is included, as well as ingredients for a vegetarian dinner that you cook in the outdoor kitchen down the lake (for more info read about our nature nights).

leaders for this workshop

Håkan Strotz is forester, instructor at SÖS (Swedish survival society) and owner of Urnatur. Håkan works daily in the woods and with the forest. He has built all the houses, cottages and tree houses at Urnatur wood hermitage! Fire and wood are Håkan’s elements, knife and ax his tools – and ox his zodiac sign…
Ulrika Krynitz is a forest biologist, herbalist and owner of Urnatur. On this course, Ulrika will show herbs for food and medicine.