The goal of this course is to have students learn and demonstrate some basic skills needed to survive off the grid. This course work is perfect for the weekend adventurer, extreme camping and some basic regular man-things every adult should know. The student will demonstrate the below tasks to the satisfaction of the instructor. Additionally the students will gain knowledge of kit options with procedures and planning for an extended period.
RANGE FEE is separate. Please bring range fees on day 1. Cash only. $30.00 per student per day.
POI (Points of Instruction) We will cover the following
Presentation on fight mindset vs survival mindset and development of both
- Intro to shelter
- Cordage and rope choices
- Knots in the field. Hitch, double hitch, bowline, tauline, prusik chain sinnet, etc
- Primitive Fire starting
- Food sources and procedures
- Signaling and international distress
This is the prelude to wooded survival II, which includes basic land navigation and basic compass (covers parts of compass, orienteering, declination adjustment, using compass bearing (map and field) and map triangulation).