In this episode, I test my skills in a very different way. As an outdoor skills director, I always try and push the limit of what can be done as a part of a summer camp program. This season, it was perhaps the most ambitious project I’ve ever attempted, a dugout canoe. It’s an ancient style of boat, which humans have been constructing for millennia. This first section, is about the physical construction of the boat, while the second is the process of launching it.