All Team

Jonathan Stodart

Founder & Operations Director

Jonathan Founded YDB around 4 years ago. He as travelled extensively throughout the Middle East, Canada and Asia, practicing Bushcraft and survival skills in some of the worlds most inhospitable environments.


Birthday Party Coordinator

Rachel joined YDB in 2019. Rachel has recently completed the level 3 Forest school practitioner level qualification and currently works within a primary school setting. Rachel is a fantastic addition to our team and can be found coordinating our awesome birthday parties.

Tommy P

Team Member

Tommy joined YDB back in 2019, originally, as a volunteer. It was clear from the start that Tommy had an incredible passion for Bushcraft and outdoor learning, and continues to broaden his skill set. Tommy has recently completed numerous Bushcraft and winter mountaineering courses. You’ll meet Tommy at various events and experiences, he has a real passion for teaching the younger children who attend our awesome birthday parties.

Kris Cameron

School Liason Officer

Kris joined YDB in 2020 after working extensively in Canada and other regions of the world. Kris holds a Degree in Outdoor activity and leadership and has also successfully completed an 8 day Bushcraft IOL Training course. Kris delivers our cross-curriculum Bushcraft package throughout various schools and organizations.

About Us

Our aim is to inspire, encourage and educate, everyone to reconnect with nature and enjoy what it has to offer.


Address: Bushcraft Camp,Briscoe Woods,Briscoe Ridge Lane,North RigtonHarrogate,LS17 0AE


Office hours: 9:00am – 5:00pm Telephone: 07919 148210Email:

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