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

OPENING HOURS

 

Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm

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ADDRESS

 

181 Power Rd. Shannonville ON K0K 3A0

info@FACTplus.ca

Mobile Tel: 343-263-9900

Office:        343-326-2631

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