This class is for families who recreate outdoors or engage in any outdoors related activities and contains factual information in proper contextual application!!

THIS COURSE IS DESIGNED TO ESTABLISH A FOUNDATION OF SOLID WILDERNESS SELF RELIANCE METHODS AND TECHNIQUES IN WHICH YOUR SKILLSET CAN BE BUILT UPON. IT IS ALSO THE GROUNDWORK FOR OUR OTHER WILDERNESS COURSES. THIS CLASS IS A 2 DAY AND/OR WEEKEND COURSE THAT FOCUSES ON THE FIRST 72 HOURS OF A WILDERNESS EMERGENCY SITUATION. CLASS BEGINS ON THE MORNING OF DAY ONE AT 8 A.M. AND ENDS ON THE EVENING OF DAY TWO WITH THE NIGHT BETWEEN BEING SPENT IN CAMP OR AFIELD.

THIS IS NOT A WEEKEND CAMPOUT. YOU MAY UNDERTAKE LENGTHY WOODLAND HIKES WITH LOADED PACKS. TRAVELING AND CAMPING WITH MINIMAL GEAR AND WEIGHT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

THIS CLASS LIMITED TO 10 STUDENTS PER SESSION.
CERTIFICATES ISSUED UPON COMPLETION OF ALL COURSES WE OFFER.

TOPICS COVERED:

GEAR/CLOTHING/PACK
WATER PROCUREMENT AND TREATMENT
TOOL SAFETY
FIRE LAYS,FIRE METHODS
SHELTER METHODS
SITUATIONAL AWARENESS
BASIC CAMP KNOTS
MAINTAINING CORE TEMPERATURE
RESCUE SIGNALING/SAR RESPONSE
INTRO TO LAND NAVIGATION AND PRACTICAL EXERCISES
INTRO TO BASIC WILDERNESS MEDICAL PROCEDURES

ITEMS NEEDED FOR CLASS:

50 FT OF PARACORD OR BANKLINE
BASEPLATE STYLE COMPASS
STAINLESS STEEL WATER BOTTLE
FOOD
CAMPING GEAR/BEDDING FOR ONE NIGHT
TARP 10’X10′ OR SMALLER
QUALITY FIXED BLADE KNIFE 4”-5”
FOLDING SAW
NOTEPAD AND PENCIL
RAINGEAR/PONCHO
HEADLAMP/FLASHLIGHT
FERRO ROD
BIC BRAND LIGHTER

ALL ITEMS MUST BE PACKABLE AND ABLE TO BE CARRIED AT ALL TIMES.

$225 Per family of 5 or less. Larger groups welcome at additional expense of $25 per person. 25% nonrefundable deposit required.
Contact us directly to register.