The focus of the this class is on the basic concepts of Camping & Woodlore for the youth and family. Each youth (10 yrs to 17 yrs) is $100 with 1 FREE adult. Each additional adult is $100.
Topics and Teaching points
1. Basic Gear selection for beginners and young folks
- Tents, Bivies, Tarps, and Hammocks
- Fire Starting
- Ropes and Cords
- First Aid considerations
2. Knife Safety
3. Self Aid
4. Fire Lays
5. Shelter set ups
6. Easy Camp Meals
7. Leave no Trace
8. Basic Wood lore
- Basic Direction
- Useful Trees
- Poison Plants (ivy etc..)
9. Staying Found
- Emergency Shelter
- Basic Rescue Signals and strategies
Along with food, snacks and clothing appropriate to the weather, you will also need camping gear. If you choose not to camp, you can make arrangements with a local hotel/motel at your expense.
Minimum age to attend this class is 10. Any student under the age of 18 must be accompanied by another paid adult student. The minor student must remain with their chaperone at all times.
If you are bringing a minor that is not your child you must have a signed Emergency Care Authorization form filled out by that child's parents or legal guardian. Download the form by clicking on this link:
Due to property insurance restrictions: There will be NO camping on the school property prior to the start of the class or after the class concludes.
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