Advanced Overnight Wilderness Survival
$220 + Hst
10:00 Am until Sunrise
About the Course
You MUST Complete the Online Basic Wilderness Survival Course BEFORE taking the Advanced Course.
This course is centered around practical training and hands on experience.
Students will build a mock survival site where they will utilize distress signals, construct a hot bed to protect them from the cold and the elements followed by the construction of a survival shelter that they will spend the night in.
Course Cost: $220.00+Hst
Prerequisite: Online Basic Wilderness Survival Course
This course is centered around practical training and hands on experience. Students will build a mock survival site where they will utilize distress signals, construct a hot bed to protect them from the cold and the element followed by the construction of a survival shelter that they will spend the night in.
Students will Look at basic environmental hazards such as hypothermia and effective, improvised ways to mitigate these risks.
You will gain valuable insight into how you as an individual would react in a real survival situation. How much firewood do you need to make it through one night? How will you react when you have limited food and water resources? Do you have the physical and mental stamina?
You choose what clothing to wear... did you choose wisely? or would you do something different if you had it to do over again?
This course is all about learning in a safe controlled environment under the watchful eyes of your instructors.
Spend a full day and one night in a beautiful wilderness setting learning to survive. Come morning you will be ready for a hot shower, a hot meal and a good days rest.
Your instructors will do a group debrief and have a group discussion then you will be on your way for that Extra Large Double Double Tim Hortons Coffee you will be craving, already thinking about tackling the next Level of Wilderness Survival Courses.
No sleeping bags allowed... you will be taught how to SURVIVE without one. After all this is a survival course, not a camping course ! YOU WILL NOT GET MUCH SLEEP, Plan accordingly for your departure. Some prefer to stay at a hotel and get some rest after the course before the drive home, some prefer to get a ride.
Experience First Hand :
Build Distress Signals
Hands On Shelter Building
Building Mental Stamina & Confidence
Students Build A Shelter and Survival Camp They Will Spend The Night In
Experience First Hand The Psychology of Survival
Fire Management Skills
Introduction To Hypothermia Sleeping Protection & Techniques
Basic Core Temp Management Skills
Finding Natural Tinder
Finding Natural Fire Lighting Aids
Fire Lighting with a Striker
Basic Twig Bundles
Getting a Fire Started
Keeping a Fire Burning
Selection of Proper Wood
Build a Bough Bed
Wilderness Rescue Solutions
Over 20 Years in Emergency Services, Wilderness Search & Rescue as well as Survival Consultant to numerous TV, Film & Media Productions