Coming from a military family, Stacey’s youth was spent mostly outdoors, wild camping all over the U.K. during the school holidays, learning backwoods cooking techniques and other bushcraft skills from his parents.
As soon as he could he joined the army cadets where his thirst for knowledge on survival skills really took off. Eventually he joined the British Army serving in many environments both at home and abroad.
Now living in Cornwall with his young family, who are also keen bushcrafters, Stacey says you’d have a hard job finding them most of the time. If he is not teaching with Survival School then they’re out in the canoe, tucked away in the woods or holed up on Dartmoor.
Staceys special interest is in the vast array of wild, edible, medicinal and poisonous plants. His methodical and disciplined approach to identification is perfect for passing on this knowledge.
Above all of this though Stacey says what ever you’re doing if you’re not having loads of fun, you’re doing it wrong.
- Level 4 Bushcraft, Survival and Wilderness Living Skills Instructors and Mentors Award Accredited by the NCFE
- Level 2 Award in Bushcraft, Survival and Wilderness Living Accredited by the NCFE
- Survival School Instructors Course
- Wilderness First Aid – 16 Hour Course
- DBS (Formerly Criminal Records Bureau Checked)
- Food Safety and Hygiene Certificate – Level 2
- CIEH (Chartered Institute of Environmental Health) Level 3 Risk Assessment Certificate