Basic Survival

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Basic Survival - Offers 2 days 1 night, of combined field and classroom training, and is the course of choice for companies or government agencies who wish to train field staff. The "classroom" sessions are held in our wilderness camps.
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SCHEDULE

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Basic Survival - 2 days, 1 nights

 Introduction to Survial

  • Preparing Survival Kits and Vehicles
  • Vehicle Parts as a Survival Resource
  • Survival Priorities and Psychology                                                     
  • Enemies of Survival and High Risk Factors
  • Short term Requirements (72 hours or less).

Fire Building Methods and Materials

  • Ignition with Matches, Ferrocerium Rod, and Magnigying Glass, and Tinder Selection for each Method.                     
  • Choice of Fuel Wood for various Applications
  • Lighting Fires in high Humidity or Rain
  •  Cooking Fires
  • Tool Use and Maintenance
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Shelter Building Methods and Materials

  • Tarp Super Shelter                                                                                                                                                         
  • Natural Materials Shelter
  • Knots, Lashing, and Natural Cordage Material
  • Tool Use, Maintainance, and Safety.
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Finding Food and Water

  • Short Term Water Requirement and Sources
    • Filtering, and Purifying Chemically or by Boiling
  • Edible Plants

Singalling for Help

  • Building Signal Fires to Alert Aircraft and Fire Tower Personnel
  • Signal Mirror Techniques
  • Ground to Air Communication

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Complete Survival - 5 days, 4 nights

Introduction to Survival

  • Preparation of vehicle and  Survival kits
  • Vehicle Parts as a Survival Resource
  • Survival Priorities and Psychology
  • Enemies of Survival  and High Risk Facors
  • Medium to Long Term Nutritional Requirements 

Fire Building Methods and Materials

  • Techniques with Friction (Bow Drill), Magnesium and Ferro rods, magnifying glass, flint and steel, matches, and suitable man-made and natural tinder
  • Best Materials to maintain a Fire and Techniques to extent Burn Time
  • Lighting Fires in High Humidity or Rain
  • Self Feeding and Cooking Fires
  • Hot rock bed (conditions permitting) 
  • Tool Use, Maintainance, and Safety in Building and Maintaining Fires

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Shelter Building Methods and Materials

  • Various types of Tarp Shelters including Tarp Super Shelter.
  • Shelter with Natural Materials
  • Snow Shelter, conditions permitting
  • Knots and Lashing used in Shelter Building
  • Natural Cordage Materials
  • Joints and Notches without Cordage
  • Tool Use in Shelter Building

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Finding Food and Water

  • Finding water in the abscence of surface water
    • Solar still and transpiration bag
    • Purifying and Filtering with kit supplies and by Natural Means
    Hunting and Trapping Techniques and Weapons
    • Snaring Techniques, Box traps/Deadfalls, Weapons 
    Edible Plants

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Signaling and Finding your Way out 

  • Building Signal Fires to Signal Aircraft and Fire Tower Personnel
  • Signal Mirror Techniques
  • Ground to Air Communication
  • The Decision to Find Your Way Out

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Wilderness Navigation - 2 days 1 Night

  • Classroom Session 
    • Introduction to Topographic, Forest Inventory, and Municipality Maps and their use with and without a compass.
    • Compass Selection and use, and introduction to GPS system
    Field Exercises
    • Standardizing your individual pace (a measure of its average length over varied terrain) 
    • Drawing a map from information gathered in the field with compass and pacing.
      • Keeping Field Notes
      Compass Triangulation (Resectioning) in the field to find your position on a map
    • Navigating to pre-established waypoints and natural features  with map and compass
    • Navigating without Map and Compass
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Course Dates
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Event List

16
Mar
Basic Survival
Basic Survival - 2 days, 1 night

06
Apr
Wilderness Navigation - 2 days 1 Night

20
Apr
Basic Survival
Basic Survival - 2 days, 1 night

09
Nov
Complete Survival

07
Dec
Basic Survival