1. United States
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  3. San Jose, California

California: 5-Hour Wilderness Skills & Survival Clinic

Product ID: 33039
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Learn the ancient skills of survival –shelter, water, fire, food. No matter what your background, from the novice camper to the seasoned backpacker, there is something for everyone on a 5-hour survival class in Marin or Boulder Creek in California.
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Duration: 5 hours
Starting time 10:00 AM
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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn basic survival skills including building a shelter, making fire, and finding food and water
  • Escape the city life and get back to nature
  • Enjoy a hands-on experience in the wilderness
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Set among the beautiful redwoods of Santa Cruz and Marin, the 1-Day Wilderness Skills Clinic is a great way to escape the hustle-and-bustle of the working week and get back to nature! The trained instructors – expert survivalists and naturalists – are excited to share these sacred skills with you. Learning these timeless traditions, such as native shelter building and fire-by-friction, helps to build self-esteem and awareness from knowing that you can survive!

This class is 100% hands-on and appropriate for all ages but the pace is geared towards teens and adults. Everything you learn, you will do yourself! Be prepared for your next wilderness adventure by practicing timeless skills including building a shelter, making fire, learning about edible plants, making native style traps, and learning several other indigenous skills.

This 5-hour class is about getting back to the earth, learning how our ancestors lived in harmony with the planet, and experiencing nature to its fullest. There is something here for everybody – come with an open mind and be ready to learn!
Includes
  • 5 hours of instruction
  • All materials and tools

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What to bring
  • Hiking shoes
  • Comfortable clothes
Know before you go
We provide all the equipment for your survival adventure! Just come prepared with clothing to spend a day in the outdoors, lunch, snacks, water, and a notebook and pen to takes notes.

This course is appropriate for all ages, however it is fast-paced and geared towards teens/adults. Children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult at a 1:1 ratio of child to adult (i.e. 1 adult cannot bring a group of children to a class).

Childcare is not available at this course – it is the responsibility of parents to monitor their children so that our instructors can focus on teaching to the group. Thank you for complying!