Shelter & Firemaking Overnight in Portland, Oregon
This course is essential for any enthusiast of the outdoors. Shelter and firemaking are among two of the most important skills in a wilderness survival and primitive living situation. In this weekend overnight we cover each topic in great detail through expert advice and hands-on learning.
Students participate in building several forms of shelter, both for emergency and long-term purposes. They make two different primitive firemaking kits while also learning vital techniques to light a robust campfire in nearly every weather condition.
Rangers Guild: Survival Level 1
This course is both in-depth and intensive. Students are given core tools they need to begin the survival skills components for our Pathfinder Certification and Ranger Guild: Survival Level 1 and higher as part of their own ongoing independent study.
Shelter & Firemaking Overnight
Shuttle service available from 5040 SE Milwaukie Avenue, Portland, OR. From there we transport to Camp Trackers in Sandy, OR where the program takes place.
Ages Adult September 20-23, 2013 Tuition $195
Core Survival Courses
Wilderness Survival & Outdoor Basics This is 7-hour course serves as inspiration and introduction into the world of Wilderness Survival and Primitive Skills. It teaches the basic skills required for our Pathfinder Certificaiton and Rangers Guild: Survival Level 1 and beyond.
9-month Immersion Join us 1-weekend a month for 9-months and immerse yourself in learning survival and primitive skills. This program gives you thorough training in the fundamentals along with bridging into more advanced arts of wilderness living.
Shelter & Firemaking Overnight Shelter and firemaking are among two of the most important skills in a wilderness survival and primitive living situation. In this weekend overnight we cover each topic in great detail through expert advice and hands-on learning.
Specialty Survival Courses
Bow Making Basics This course covers crafting your own bow out of locally harvested materials and how to hew wood with simple blades and knives.
Hide Tanning Basics This 2-days teaches you the ancient art of turning rawhide into soft leather that can be crafted into clothing, tools and other DIY projects.