Wilderness Survival Courses

INTRODUCTORY BASIC WILDERNESS COURSE Stage 1

PRICE

Group per person $60 CDN

One to Three person $75 CDN

This course will be roughly a 4 hour course, covering the essentials of life, to help keep you, or a loved one safe in our forests.

The course will cover survival mentality and how to make a plan, a very effective shelter construction that takes only minutes.How to find wood and build a fire, as well as how to find and purify water for consumption.These are essential skills that you can use for a lifetime, in our great outdoors.

GEAR LIST REQUIRED (not provided)

1) 6×8 tarp

2) 50 feet paracord, mason twine.

3) Fire kit e.g Two disposable lighters, matches. Long lasting tinder,

e.g wax fiber blocks, any firestarters that burns more than 3mins, in bbq section at stores will work.

4) Fixed blade knife.

5) 1L single walled stainless steel water bottle.

6) Leather gloves.

Please contact me for gear suggestions, or to book a course.

 INTRODUCTORY BASIC WILDERNESS COURSE  Stage 2

 The Stage 2 course is an upgrade from Stage 1. With both courses you will have the same requirements as the, Wilderness Survival Skills course. Having both courses allows you to move up to the intermediate course. This course will further your growth in fire, water and includes various ways to get rescue with signaling. 

PRICE

Group per person $60 CDN

One to Three person $75 CDN

This course will be roughly a 4 hour course, covering the essentials of life, to help keep you, or a loved one safe in our forests.

 

GEAR LIST REQUIRED (not provided)

1) 6×8 tarp

2) 50 feet paracord, mason twine.

3) Fire kit e.g Two disposable lighters, matches. Long lasting tinder,

e.g wax fiber blocks, any firestarters that burns more than 3mins, in bbq section at stores will work.

4) Fixed blade knife.

5) 1L single walled stainless steel water bottle.

6) Leather gloves.

 

 

 

WILDERNESS SURVIVAL SKILLS – Day Class
PRICE:
Group Instruction per person (three plus) $100 CDN
One to three person Instruction $150 CDN per person.
This course is meant to help prepare you if you ever get lost or stranded for a few hours,
GEAR LIST REQUIRED (not provided)
ADD $10 TO COURSE COST, TO RENT A GEAR KIT FOR THE DURATION OF THE COURSE (Leather gloves not provided)
1) 6×8 tarp and reflective blanket
2) strong cordage at least 25 ft. e.g 550 paracord, bankline, mason twine.
3) 1 litre single walled stainless steel water bottle with removable lid, to place in a fire to boil water.
4) Fire kit e.g Two disposable lighters, matches and a long burning tinder to catch the flame.
5) mirror or signal mirror
6) Fixed blade knife for carving and possible splitting wood
7) Leather Gloves
You can contact me for gear suggestions and REGISTRATION.
WILDERNESS SURVIVAL SKILLS- 24HR      
Click the here to watch a video of a students experience during this course.  video
PRICE:
Group Instruction per person (three plus) $150 CDN
One to three person Instruction $200 CDN per person.
This course will cover the basics of survival, utilizing the learned skills to stay 24hrs in the wilderness. You will be instructed in Survival mentality, Shelter fundamentals and building, The art of fire craft and where to find water and how to make it safe for consumption. Lastly how to signal for rescue to get back to safety.

GEAR LIST REQUIRED (not provided)
ADD $20 TO COURSE COST, TO RENT A BASICS KIT FOR THE DURATION OF THE COURSE.
BASICS KIT WILL COVER THE FIRST 7 ITEMS.
PROPER clothing and footwear for the terrain, and weather conditions are a MUST.
1) 6×8 tarp and reflective blanket
2) strong cordage at least 25ft. e.g 550 paracord, bank line, mason twine.
3) 1 liter single walled stainless steel water bottle with removable lid, to place in a fire to boil water.
4) Fire kit e.g Two disposable lighters, matches and a long burning tinder to catch the flame.
5) Whistle and mirror
6) orange trash bag or brightly colored 1m square cloth.
7) Fixed blade knife for carving and possible splitting wood
8) Folding saw or buck saw for firewood gathering
9) Sleeping bag rated for the temperature suggested for the course.
10) 24 hr food and water.
11) Rain gear and extra clothing.
12) Head lamp and lighting
13) Leather Gloves
14) Cook set if needed for meals
You can contact me for gear suggestions and REGISTRATION.
 

WILDERNESS INTERMEDIATE SURVIVAL – Day Course
PRICE :
Group Instruction per person (three plus) $150 CDN
One To Three Person Instruction $200 CDN per person.
MUST HAVE BASICS TO PARTICIPATE
This course broadens your skills to a new level. You learn to use the land for Shelter, and the use of multiple natural tinders for fire, etc. Using the skills of the basics with conjunction of this course, can be a huge asset if ever lost or stranded, or anytime in our great outdoors.

GEAR LIST REQUIRED (not Provided)
PROPER clothing and footwear for the terrain and weather conditions are a MUST.
1) 6×8 heavy duty Poly Tarp
2) Strong cordage at least 50ft, e.g 550 paracord, mason twine.
3) Leather gloves
4) Folding saw or buck saw
5) Good fixed blade knife 5″ minimum and full tang recommended.
6) Fire kit e.g ferro rod, Solar lense 5x minimum, matches or lighter.
7) 1 liter single walled stainless steel water bottle.
You can contact me for more gear suggestions and REGISTRATION.
SPECIALTY SKILLS WILDERNESS COURSE
This course will be a one to three person day course
PRICE: $150 per person
The Specialty Course will be offering training in the area you choose. You will be able to choose from different catagories to strengthen the skills you want.

Categories will be:

SHELTER – This will cover different tarp and natural shelters

FIRE – Will cover natural tinders and different ways to make fire. Covering Ferro rod,flint and steel, and bow drill.

WATER – Where and how to find water, Solar stills, gypsy wells, how to filter and purify water.

Gear list will be determined on the chosen category

Contact me for REGISTRATION.

            KNIFE SKILLS COURSE

This course will be a 4 hour course.

PRICE : $60 PER PERSON

In the knife skills course, we will be covering

 Knife safety and helping to prevent cuts to your person.

I will go over different grinds and what is best for the job, and show how they work.

 Hands on building of your skills will be practiced by 

Carving notches for camp projects that can be handy for many uses.

Carving primitive traps, snare and deadfall.

Batoning wood for fire making, and honing your skills to make fine shavings for fire making. 

According on the class and time, there may be more areas covered as well.

GEAR REQUIRED (not provided)

NO FOLDING BLADES PLEASE.

1) One knife with at least a 5 inch blade or longer, and full tang is required. You can bring other knives of your choice as well, to see how each performs with each task.

2) A folding saw or bucksaw.

3) Roll of Mason twine or 50’Paracord.

4) Leather Gloves.

Contact me for REGISTRATION.