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SAFE RETURN
3-day, 2-night Wilderness Survival course for adults.
Wilderness experience not required.


The perfect introductory wilderness survival training session, conducted entirely in the
wilderness, for men and women ages 18+. Students will learn camping skills, survival
skills, develop wilderness awareness, and gain wilderness confidence. Friday 10 am -
Sunday 1 pm. Overnight in your personal tent or hammock; bring all the food you want.
Bottled water will be provided.

TUITION: $325.

Curriculum. The seven priorities of survival: Positive Mental Attitude, Wilderness First Aid, Shelter,
Fire, Signaling, Water, and Food. The psychological aspects of survival - the stressors and fears
and the will to survive; medical problems, including dehydration, heat exhaustion, hypothermia,
venomous snake bite, and building a proper first aid kit; how to build emergency action shelters,
including the use of proper knots and lashings; fire construction; procurement of water using various
means and preparing it for safe drinking; and, improvisation of equipment. Personal survival kits will
be taught; wilderness group behavior will be emphasized; and, students will better understand lost
behavior. Most importantly, students will better understand preparedness and proper planning ...
being always prepared to help yourself and others at all times in the wilderness. Students will also
field dress a rabbit and cook it over the camp fire; make a smoke rack and create jerky; learn map
& compass; do a short compass trek off-trail; and, there will be some individual and team
challenges. A written test will conclude the training with a "trinket" awarded the top scorer.

For the course equipment list, please click HERE.


WILD WISDOM
2-day, 1-night Wilderness Survival course for adults.
Wilderness experience not required.
NOTE: MINIMAL FOOD & EQUIPMENT.

A training session for men and women ages 18+, conducted entirely in the wilderness,
specifically designed as a training experience in a more challenging aspect - with
minimal gear & very minimal food. Saturday 10 am - Sunday 2 pm. No sleeping bags (only
a blanket), no sleeping pads, no commercial tents or hammocks, and no backpacks.
Students will build and sleep in individual shelters. A strong emphasis will be placed on
small group behavior, teamwork, and wilderness leadership.

Tuition: $275.

Curriculum. The seven priorities of survival: Positive Mental Attitude, Wilderness First Aid, Shelter,
Fire, Signaling, Water, and Food. The psychological aspects of survival - the stressors and fears
and the will to survive; medical problems, including dehydration, heat exhaustion, hypothermia,
venomous snake bite, and building a proper first aid kit; you'll learn how to build several emergency
action shelters, including the proper knots and lashings; fire construction, building a knee-high fire
using flint and steel in less than five-minutes; procurement of water using various means and
preparing it for safe drinking; and, improvisation of equipment. Personal survival kits will be taught;
wilderness group behavior will be demonstrated; and, students will better understand what to do if
lost. And, most importantly, students will better understand preparedness and proper planning ...
being always prepared to help yourself and others at all times in the wilderness. Students will also
field dress a rabbit and cook it over the camp fire; create improvised equipment; be introduced to
map & compass; and, there will be individual and team challenges. A written test will conclude the
training with a "trinket" awarded the top scorer.

For the course equipment list, please click HERE.


BARE BONES
3-day, 2-night Wilderness Survival course for adults.
Wilderness experience not required.
NOTE: MINIMAL FOOD & EQUIPMENT.


A training session for men and women ages 18+, conducted entirely in the wilderness,
specifically designed as a longer training experience in a more challenging aspect - with
minimal gear & very minimal food. Friday 10 am - Sunday 1 pm. No sleeping bags (only a
blanket), no sleeping pads, no commercial tents or hammocks, and no backpacks.
Students will build and sleep in individual shelters. A strong emphasis will be placed on
small group behavior and wilderness leadership.

Tuition: $360.

Curriculum. The seven priorities of survival: Positive Mental Attitude, Wilderness First Aid, Shelter,
Fire, Signaling, Water, and Food. The psychological aspects of survival - the stressors and fears
and the will to survive; medical problems, including dehydration, heat exhaustion, hypothermia,
venomous snake bite, and building a proper first aid kit; you'll learn how to build several emergency
action shelters, including the proper knots and lashings; fire construction, procurement of water
using various means and preparing it for safe drinking; and, improvisation of equipment. Personal
survival kits will be taught; wilderness group behavior will be demonstrated; and, students will better
understand what to do if lost. And, most importantly, students will better understand preparedness
and proper planning ... being always prepared to help yourself and others at all times in the
wilderness. Students will also field dress a rabbit and cook it over the camp fire; make a smoke
rack and create jerky; learn map & compass and do a compass trek off-trail; learn traps and
snares; and, there will be individual and team challenges. A written test will conclude the training
with a "trinket" awarded the top scorer.

For the course equipment list, please click HERE.


ADVANCED IMMERSION
4-day, 3-night Wilderness Survival course for adults.
Successful completion of a prior BKS course required.

Our longest and most physically stressful wilderness survival training session for men
and women ages 18+, conducted entirely in the National Forest. Our advanced training
course. The psychological and physical stress challenges that could be experienced in a
survival situation will be present over a span of four days and three nights. Thursday 10
am - Sunday 1 pm. Several miles and many compass headings - carrying a backpack with
personal gear. Learning survival.

Tuition: $440.

Curriculum. On Day One, students will receive an overview of the seven priorities of survival (see
Curriculum above under Bare Bones), map reading, and land navigation using a compass. On Day
Two, students will travel on and off-trail miles through the Florida wilderness, immersed in Mother
Nature. Students will build shelters, but have the option to sleep in the shelter(s) or their personal
tent or hammock, cook food (carried in their backpacks) over open fires that they will make, locate
water sources, and learn proper small group behavior. On Day Three, the same. It will not be easy
getting to the rescue point on Day Four ... where hopefully an aircraft will be attracted to signaling
devices. In addition, students can expect simulated medical problems and individual and team
survival challenges throughout the course. After return to civilization from the Advanced Immersion
course, students will for sure bodaciously better understand positive mental attitude and be much
more confident in a wilderness environment. A written test will conclude the training with a "trinket"
awarded the top scorer.

For the course equipment list, please click HERE.


HOCUS POCUS
3-day, 2-night Survival and Evasion course for adults.
Wilderness experience not required.
NOTE: MINIMAL FOOD & EQUIPMENT.


A training session for men and women ages 18+, conducted entirely in the wilderness,
specifically designed as a longer training experience in a more challenging aspect - with
minimal gear & very minimal food - combined with an escape and evasion challenge.
Friday 10 am - Sunday noon. Sleeping bags are allowed, no sleeping pads, no
commercial tents or hammocks, and no backpacks. On Day One students will build and
sleep in individual shelters. On Day Two, students will build and sleep in camo hides.

Tuition: $400.

Curriculum. The seven priorities of survival: Positive Mental Attitude, Wilderness First Aid, Shelter,
Fire, Signaling, Water, and Food. The psychological aspects of survival - the stressors and fears
and the will to survive; medical problems, including dehydration, heat exhaustion, hypothermia,
venomous snake bite, and building a proper first aid kit; you'll learn how to build several emergency
action shelters, including the proper knots and lashings; fire construction, map & compass;
procurement of water using various means and preparing it for safe drinking; and, map & compass.
Personal survival kits will be taught; wilderness group behavior will be demonstrated; and, students
will better understand what to do if lost. And, most importantly, students will better understand
preparedness and proper planning ... being always prepared to help yourself and others at all times
in the wilderness. On Day Two at 10 am, students shift to a camo and evasion curriculum.
instruction will be provided on camoflauge and concealment, evasive movement, and construction of
personal hides. Then, students will begin evading in two-person teams (duration approx. five-hours),
point-to-point using a compass. Students have three primary goals: 1) Make it to a partisan camp
on-time Saturday evening; 2) Evade to the aircraft rescue point on Sunday; and, 3) Not get caught.
Did we mention aggressors will be searching the woods day and night?

For the course equipment list, please click HERE.


PRIVATE INSTRUCTION for the individual or a small group
Private training can be arranged for one person. Conducted on weekdays or weekends. Duration
and difficulty can be discussed and designed to fit a client-specified curriculum. Private training can
also be arranged for a small group of two to four people. Conducted on weekdays or weekends.
Duration and difficulty can be discussed and designed to fit a group-specified curriculum. For small
businesses, corporations, and non-profit groups, survival teambuilding sessions are available. Our
most popular is the 6-hour wrecked aircraft scenario, titled "Quick Pickings" for groups of eight to
ten. Please
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