Bushcraft Survival Skills
Syllabus may include but not limited to:
First Aid:
  • Safety first
  • Hypothermia
  • Shock
  • Cuts
  • Burns
  • Breaks
  • sprains
  • illness
  • improvised medicines and first aid tools
 
Shelter:
  • W4
  • Emergency Shelters
  • Permanent Shelter Options
  • Creating a Bivouac Site
 
Fire:
  • Elements important to survival
  • Fire Food
  • Primitive Fire Starting
  • Friction method
  • Spark method
  • Fire by other means (incl. solar, wrapper etc)
 
 
Signals:
  • Trail blazing signs
  • Native American/indigenous signs
  • Audible Signal types
  • Visual Signal types
  • Ground to Air
 
Water:
  • Locating water sources
  • Water purification methods
  • Solar stills
 
Food:
  • Identifying positive food sources
  • Edible plants
  • Edible animals  
  • Cooking methods
  • Food storage and preservation
  • What to avoid
 
Trapping:
  • Animal signs
  • Animal behaviours
  • Trap building
  • Fishing methods
 
 
Tools:
  • Types of tools useful for survival in the wilderness
  • Sticks, Stones, Stumps & Spears
    • throwing & digging sticks,
    • Stone wedges and other stone uses,
    • Stump Anvils
    • Making Mauls, Mallets & Hatchets
    • Making a wood Bow
    • Making arrows
    • Cordage and Ropes
    • Nets & Net making
    • Containers
    • Making a shadow board
Prerequisites:
  • WSSGK encouraged, but not required
 
Duration: 4 days
Maximum Instructor to Participant Ratio: 1:6
Cost: $600 + tax
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