Wilderness Survival Intro

Learn the basics of surviving in the wilderness. Much of our course offering is based on elements of the CAF doctrine.

 

This course offers not only a strong foundation of knowledge, but hands on, interactive coaching of important skills that can be used in any outdoor, wilderness or remote setting. 

 

Ask questions, handle equipment and start fires.

Our program offering (includes but not limited to)

  • Clothing and Equipment Choices for Survival

  • Introduction to Psychology of Survival: Enemies of Survival, 

  • Basic Fire Building

  • Introduction to Shelter Construction

  • Introduction to Water Procurement

  • Introduction to Food: Passive techniques for harvesting common plants and animals.                       

Maximum Instructor to Participant Ratio: 1:12

Wilderness Survival 

Prerequisites:      none

Duration:             2 full days (no overnight)

Cost:                   $ 225 + tax ($254.25 in Total)

Wilderness Survival- Overnight

 

Imagine building your own survival shelter, sitting around a crackling fire that you built, watching the stars.

 

Those are only a few of the things you will do during this course. We will review and apply most of what was learned during Wilderness Survival Intro by adding another two full days and one night in a beautiful wilderness setting.  

 

Learning and thriving while surviving in the Wilderness will absolutely be an experience that you will not forget.

Content of this course includes:

  • Introduction to Wilderness First Aid (non certification)

  • Setting up your site

  • Shelter: Alternative Shelter Options for a longer stay

  • Fire building for a longer stay

  • Signals, be seen, get found!

  • Water Sources and purification methods

  • Food: Passive techniques for harvesting common plants and animals.

Maximum Instructor to Participant Ratio: 1:12

Wilderness Overnight Survival 

Prerequisites:   Wilderness Survival Intro

Duration:          2 full days + 1night

Cost:                $300 + tax by itself ($339.00 in Total)

Special Combo:  Wilderness Survival Intro + Wilderness Survival Overnight +

Duration:             4 Days + 2 Nights (Day one, Day two, overnight, Day three, overnight, Day four)

Cost:                    $525

 

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Wilderness Solo Survival 

This 8 day adventure will give you a new perspective on life and survival.

 

We will have two days of advanced survival instruction which leads to a 3 day team survival adventure, followed by a 3 day solo survival adventure. 

 

You will end up with a feeling of solitude and you will get to know yourself on an entirely different level. Passive survival is the name of the game and advanced techniques will be introduced. You will experience some or all of the enemies of survival. This experience is very similar to a vision quest.

Course Content includes:

 

Pre-course assignments**:

  • Selection of proper clothing **

  • Selection of proper equipment **

  • In depth Psychology of Survival**

  • Enemies of survival**

  • Local plants and animal identification and patterns

  • Ground to air signals

  • Navigation

  • Passive food gathering techniques

  • Knife and axe sharpening techniques

  • Food storage and preparations.

  • Advanced fire starting

  • Smoke generator

  • Cleaning and cooking of small game

 

Solo projects include:

  • Journaling

  • Start and maintain a fire

  • Identify and gather food sources

  • Create a ground to air signal

  • Produce a tool of their choice (i.e.. fishing rod, axes, fork)

  • Navigate from drop off point to solo site and back at the end of the exercise.

  • Identify water sources and demonstrate methods of purification.

  • Select a shelter site and build the shelter of their choice with the on hand materials

  • Set and monitor a small game snare, either a rabbit or squirrel set. Snares may be closed so as not to catch animals.

Maximum Instructor to Participant Ratio: 1:12

Wilderness Solo Survival

Prerequisites:   LandNav1 

                         Wilderness Remote First Aid

Duration:          8 days, 6 nights (6 nights in the bush)

 

Cost: $1100.00 + tax ($1234.00 in Total)