Course Description

Meeting the physical and psychological demands of a survival situation depends largely on many factors.  Having the ability to identify and assess key factors in a survival situation while developing a formulated plan to execute makes the difference between success and failure. The Advanced Survival Course, with a focus of a long term no rescue situation, was developed to meet the needs of the advanced woodsmen who are willing to take their experience to a new level. Hard skills are intertwined with physical and psychological stressors to create a one of a kind survival learning experience.

Field and Classwork:

• Enhanced mental and physical survival evaluation
• Scenario based skill assessments throughout the class
• Survival protocol development
• Advanced terrain and navigation techniques
• Development of friction fire from a wilderness landscape
• Resource and tool development around water
• Realities of food procurement
• Developmental strategies of securing upland resources

Required Kit:

• Fixed Blade Knife (click here)
• T6Zero Emergency Tarp (coming soon)

• Wool Blanket or Sleeping Bag
• 100' Bankline (click here)
• 50’ Paracord
• Ferrocerium Rod (click here)
• UCO Stormproof Matches (click here)
• Suunto MCB Compass (click here)
• 2 - Signal Flags (click here)
• 40oz Water Bottle (click here)
• Cup
• Headlamp with Spare Batteries
• Notepad and Pencil/Pen
• Backpack or Haversack to carry above items

Additional Information

• This course is developed for indivduals 16 years of age and older
• Individuals under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult
• Further logistics, such as lodging and exact meeting location will be emailed to students upon


• Basic Survival Course

Advanced Survival

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Duration :
4 Days

Development of long term wilderness living skills.

Further logistics, such as lodging information and exact location will be emailed to students upon registration.

Location :
Ringtown, Pennsylvania

November 14-17, 2019 + $ 0.00
November 19-22, 2020 + $ 0.00
November 18-21, 2021 + $ 0.00