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Navigation Intensive Class - OHIO

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Get lost no more! Join the Navigation Intensive Class to master the crucial skill of navigation. Learn Primitive Navigation, Shadow Board Navigation, Map use, and Self-mapping. Avoid getting lost in the wilderness and own this essential skill. Take a bold step towards confident exploring!

The registration deadline is 2 weeks prior to class start date.

Must be at least 13 years of age to attend the class. Any student under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult that is registered for this class.

We will Navigate over variable terrain daily in this class so being able to walk comfortably for 2-6 miles a day should be considered important before attending this course.

    Port-a-Pots are located approximately 400 yards from the base camp near the parking area.

    Water will be available from jugs located in Base Camp. We continually check the water supply to make sure it is readily available.

    We do not allow anyone to remain at camp without an instructor present

    If you suffer from a medical condition that requires medication, please bring your prescribed medicines with you. If you undergo surgery or a hospital stay within 30 days of the class, DO NOT attempt this course.

    Highly recommend - physically prepare yourself at least 1-3 months in advance of this class. Based on your “starting point” physical condition.

    • Hiking: uneven terrain will provide the most benefit.
    • Walking: (at least 3-5 times weekly) for 5K
    • Work your way up to a pack weight of 50lb before the class begins

    As the premier school for self-reliance, our training exceeds that of any other school in the nation; so please take it seriously and take the time to physically prepare.

        If you bring a minor (under 18 yrs old) that is not your child, you must have a signed Emergency Care Authorization form filled out by that child's parent(s) or legal guardian. Reference your Confirmation email for this document.

        About our School:

        • Fully Insured
        • Red Cross Certified Training Facility
        • EMT’s and Paramedic’s on Staff
        • AED on Location 
        • Epinephrine on Location
        • Instructors are CPR and Wilderness First Aid Red Cross Certified 
        • Low Student to Instructor to create a Pedagogy learning environment. 
        • Most Instructors either former Military, EMS, or LE
        • Lead Instructor is NASAR Advanced Search and Rescue Certified 
        • Dave Canterbury is Certified Expert Trapper by Fur Takers of America and a Certified Intermediate Herbalist by the Herbal Academy International School of Herbal Arts and Sciences
        • All Instructors are equipped and licensed in HAM radio as well as PLB SAT comes for emergency communications away from classroom area.
        • Training area is over 4500 Forested Acres 

        Please make sure you take all gear with you at the end of the class. If gear is left behind, we will not be able to ship it to you, and will be considered abandoned. 

        Due to property insurance restrictions: There will be no camping on the school property prior to the start of the class or after the classes conclude.

        Each class is instructed by highly trained and professional outdoor/wilderness instructors. Each instructor teaches the Pathfinder School system and is authorized by Dave Canterbury. Instructors, including Dave Canterbury, can vary from class to class.

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