Tracks and Roots

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, June 27,  2020. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Sign Up!!!

Cost: $76

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Instructors:

Alison Meehan

9-Month Basics Course Series

This course has a little bit of everything wilderness survival and nature awareness plus the chance to form a “tribe” of like-minded individuals on the same journey!

Ready to dive in and learn everything you can about wilderness survival and nature awareness?

Have you ever wanted to stalk a deer and come so close you could touch it?

Do you wish you knew all the plants and all the birds, but you just don’t where to begin? Or maybe you already know a lot, but have stopped learning and want to push your edge.

Or, perhaps, you’re ready for a career-change and you know something in your life just isn’t right, but you’re not sure what.

Get ready to slow down and experience the woods in a way you never have before!

We’ll cover and have the chance to practice the following:

– 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

– Tracking

– Stalking and Moving Silently Through the Forest

– Bird Language

– Hazards

– And more!

This course will be the second weekend of each month – from 10 a.m. Saturday to 3 p.m. on Sunday in the beautiful country-side of Hanover County by a stream.

Cost: $1550 Total; Pay $500 now to reserve spot.

Refund Policy: Refunds for illness, injury, or severe weather. If we must postpone due to COVID-19, we will.

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