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, clothing appropriate to weather and needed camping gear. You may make arrangements with local motels are your expense.
Minimum age to attend this class is 10 years of age. 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 bring a minor that is not your child you much have a signed Emergency Care Authorization filled out by that child's parents or legal guardian. Download the form by clicking on this link - https://www.selfrelianceoutfitters.com/content/Emergency-care-authorization.pdf
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 concludes.
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