Wilderness Survival

Wilderness Survival Crash Course

Preparing for a Backpacking Trip? Want to Learn Survival Skills Quickly?

This action-packed class will cover a lot of material in a short span of time.

We’ll cover:

– Friction Fire

– Flint and Steel

– Shelter Building and Finding Natural Shelters

– Finding and Purifying Water

– An Introduction to Hunting and Trapping

– A Few Wild Edible Plants and Medicinal Plants That Could Save Your Life

You’ll walk away knowing everything you need to know to be able to survive a few days in the wilderness until rescue comes or until you can walk out.

Instructor: Alison Meehan

Join us in Short Pump, which backs up to 300 acres of county-owned forest, to learn the basics of wilderness survival.

Next Offering:

Saturday, April 18,  2020. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Sign Up!!!

Cost: $76

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Kids 13 and up welcome to register with an adult attendee.

Learn how early humans created fire by making your own friction fire kit and learning the techniques to create your own coal from wood.

We’ll also cover finding the right materials, setting up your fire ring, and various methods to set up you fire right from the start.

When: When: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Saturday May 16, 2020

Where: At our home base in Short Pump, which backs up to 300 acres of county-owned forest.


Alison Meehan

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