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Wild Game Butchering and Camp cooking

Wild Game Butchering and Camp cooking (3 days, 2-night course)

Class Limit 12

Start time: 8 am (first day of class)

All class details listed below.

Required Gear List - Click Here

Course description

Students will Learn the basics of wild game butchering and camp cookery to include what to carry and ration for numbers in the party, dry goods and sundries, care of cooking tools in the field, creating cook apparatus off the landscape, small game butchering, fire management, cooking on outdoor stoves, and Cast-Iron cooking in a single pot or pan.

Outline:

  • Cooking fires and Preparations
  • Cooking apparatus from the landscape
  • Knives and tools for cooking and meat processing
  • Choosing and caring for cookware
  • Seasoning and cleaning Cast Iron
  • Other types of cookware and care
  • Cooking utensils and Materials
  • Dry goods and perishables needed for cooking
  • Spices and Condiments
  • Making cowboy coffee
  • Basic cooking- Baking, Roasting, Stewing, Frying and Steaming
  • Small game butchering
  • Wood Stove and Camp Stove cooking

 

Exxon Gas Station located at 7575 Rte. 327 Wellston, OH 45692 (740) 384-4767 at 8am on the first day of class (unless otherwise noted in the individual class description). A Pathfinder Instructor will be there to meet you.  From there you will be lead to the school property.

Nearby Hotels:

Comfort Inn

605 E. Main St, Jackson, OH 45640 (740) 286-7581

Aprrox. 8.1 miles (12 minutes) from class meeting location.

Approx. 10.9 miles (27 minutes) from the School Property

Days Inn 

972 E Main St, Jackson, OH 45640 (740) 286-3464

Aprrox. 7.7 miles (9 minutes) from class meeting location.

Approx. 10.4 miles (24 minutes) from the School Property

Red Roof Inn

1000 Acy Ave, Jackson, OH 45640 (740) 288-1200

Aprrox. 7.8 miles (10 minutes) from class meeting location.

Approx. 10.6 miles (24 minutes) from the School Property

 

Nearby Camp Grounds:

Lake Alma State Park

422 Lake Alma Road, Wellston, OH 45692 - Reservations (866) 644-6727 Park Office (740) 384-4474

Aprrox. 3.1 miles (7 minutes) from class meeting location.

Jackson Lake State Park

35 Tommy Been Road, Oak Hill, OH 45656 - Reservations (866) 644-6727 Park Office (740) 682-6197

Approx. 21.3 miles (29 minutes) from class meeting location.

Cabins are NOW AVAILABLE for rent at The Pathfinder School for all Classes and Events located at the Pathfinder School! 

 

The following options are:

A. Opossum Hollow - 12x16 Bunkhouse

  1. 8 Bunks are available
  2. Each bunk can be rented individually at the rate of $50.00 (total) for a 3-day class, or $75.00 (total) for a 4-day class.
  3. Bunks will be sold on a first come first served basis and paid for at the time the reservation is made. 
  4. For availability, reservations and questions please e-mail - coyoteruncabins@gmail.com
  5. Cancellation Policy: A reserved bunk must be cancelled no later than 3 weeks prior to the first day of class to receive a refund.
  6. You may arrive at your reserved cabin the day prior to any course after 3PM (reservations only).
  7. All gear must be removed by 8:00 AM the last day of the course.

 

B. Fox Den - 10x14 cabin

This cabin can be reserved in two ways.

  1. A family/group can reserve the cabin (up to 4 people) - $150 (total) for a 3-day class or $250 (total) for a 4-day class. To receive the family/group rate, the cabin must be reserved prior to the first day of class.
  2. Fox Den can only be reserved prior to the first day of class by a family or group.
  3. If the cabin is NOT reserved the first day of any course, the individual bunks may be rented at the rate of $50.00 (total) for a 3-dayclass, or $75.00 (total) for a 4-day class.
  4. For availability, reservations and questions please e-mail - coyoteruncabins@gmail.com
  5. Cancellation Policy: A reserved cabin must be cancelled no later than 3 weeks prior to the first day of class to receive a refund.
  6. You may arrive at your reserved cabin the day prior to any course after 3PM (reservations only).

All gear must be removed by 8:00 AM the last day of the course.

NOTE:

Please bring you own sleeping gear (all linens, pillows, blankets).

Each cabin has a covered porch and private fire pit.

There is an outhouse style latrine in close walking distance.

Vehicles will be parked in the normal parking area and gear will need to be walked to the cabins - approximately 200 yards.

All students must read, agree, and sign a Liability Waiver and Release form for the Pathfinder School LLC and the venue prior to attending the course. This can be signed brought to the course/event and given to staff upon arrival. No student will attend training/event without both forms being on file. Please note we do not share this information with anyone.

Click here for the Pathfinder School Liability Waiver and Release. 

If you need to cancel..

Once you purchase a class for The Pathfinder School, the Pathfinder Gathering, or for a Self Reliance Outfitters store event, you have up to 14 days before the event or class to cancel and receive a refund. This provides us time to open the spot for someone else to purchase. 

Any cancellations past that threshold will not be eligible for a refund. A cancellation due to an emergency will be handled on a case by case basis and will only be eligible for a store gift card.

If you do not show up for a class or event your registration fees are forfeited and no refunds or store credits will be issued.

If a class gets canceled...

We require a minimum of 5 to 10 students to conduct a class (depending on the class).  If a class needs to be cancelled due to an insufficient number of registrations, you will be contacted by phone or email. You will then have the option to transfer to another class (if available), receive a store gift card, or a refund.

Please note: The Pathfinder School LLC is not responsible for travel expenses, airline tickets, or other accommodations if a class is cancelled.

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Wild Game Butchering and Camp cooking (3 days, 2-night course)

Class Limit 12

Start time: 8 am (first day of class)

All class details listed below.

Required Gear List - Click Here

Course description

Students will Learn the basics of wild game butchering and camp cookery to include what to carry and ration for numbers in the party, dry goods and sundries, care of cooking tools in the field, creating cook apparatus off the landscape, small game butchering, fire management, cooking on outdoor stoves, and Cast-Iron cooking in a single pot or pan.

Outline:

  • Cooking fires and Preparations
  • Cooking apparatus from the landscape
  • Knives and tools for cooking and meat processing
  • Choosing and caring for cookware
  • Seasoning and cleaning Cast Iron
  • Other types of cookware and care
  • Cooking utensils and Materials
  • Dry goods and perishables needed for cooking
  • Spices and Condiments
  • Making cowboy coffee
  • Basic cooking- Baking, Roasting, Stewing, Frying and Steaming
  • Small game butchering
  • Wood Stove and Camp Stove cooking

 

Exxon Gas Station located at 7575 Rte. 327 Wellston, OH 45692 (740) 384-4767 at 8am on the first day of class (unless otherwise noted in the individual class description). A Pathfinder Instructor will be there to meet you.  From there you will be lead to the school property.

Nearby Hotels:

Comfort Inn

605 E. Main St, Jackson, OH 45640 (740) 286-7581

Aprrox. 8.1 miles (12 minutes) from class meeting location.

Approx. 10.9 miles (27 minutes) from the School Property

Days Inn 

972 E Main St, Jackson, OH 45640 (740) 286-3464

Aprrox. 7.7 miles (9 minutes) from class meeting location.

Approx. 10.4 miles (24 minutes) from the School Property

Red Roof Inn

1000 Acy Ave, Jackson, OH 45640 (740) 288-1200

Aprrox. 7.8 miles (10 minutes) from class meeting location.

Approx. 10.6 miles (24 minutes) from the School Property

 

Nearby Camp Grounds:

Lake Alma State Park

422 Lake Alma Road, Wellston, OH 45692 - Reservations (866) 644-6727 Park Office (740) 384-4474

Aprrox. 3.1 miles (7 minutes) from class meeting location.

Jackson Lake State Park

35 Tommy Been Road, Oak Hill, OH 45656 - Reservations (866) 644-6727 Park Office (740) 682-6197

Approx. 21.3 miles (29 minutes) from class meeting location.

Cabins are NOW AVAILABLE for rent at The Pathfinder School for all Classes and Events located at the Pathfinder School! 

 

The following options are:

A. Opossum Hollow - 12x16 Bunkhouse

  1. 8 Bunks are available
  2. Each bunk can be rented individually at the rate of $50.00 (total) for a 3-day class, or $75.00 (total) for a 4-day class.
  3. Bunks will be sold on a first come first served basis and paid for at the time the reservation is made. 
  4. For availability, reservations and questions please e-mail - coyoteruncabins@gmail.com
  5. Cancellation Policy: A reserved bunk must be cancelled no later than 3 weeks prior to the first day of class to receive a refund.
  6. You may arrive at your reserved cabin the day prior to any course after 3PM (reservations only).
  7. All gear must be removed by 8:00 AM the last day of the course.

 

B. Fox Den - 10x14 cabin

This cabin can be reserved in two ways.

  1. A family/group can reserve the cabin (up to 4 people) - $150 (total) for a 3-day class or $250 (total) for a 4-day class. To receive the family/group rate, the cabin must be reserved prior to the first day of class.
  2. Fox Den can only be reserved prior to the first day of class by a family or group.
  3. If the cabin is NOT reserved the first day of any course, the individual bunks may be rented at the rate of $50.00 (total) for a 3-dayclass, or $75.00 (total) for a 4-day class.
  4. For availability, reservations and questions please e-mail - coyoteruncabins@gmail.com
  5. Cancellation Policy: A reserved cabin must be cancelled no later than 3 weeks prior to the first day of class to receive a refund.
  6. You may arrive at your reserved cabin the day prior to any course after 3PM (reservations only).

All gear must be removed by 8:00 AM the last day of the course.

NOTE:

Please bring you own sleeping gear (all linens, pillows, blankets).

Each cabin has a covered porch and private fire pit.

There is an outhouse style latrine in close walking distance.

Vehicles will be parked in the normal parking area and gear will need to be walked to the cabins - approximately 200 yards.

All students must read, agree, and sign a Liability Waiver and Release form for the Pathfinder School LLC and the venue prior to attending the course. This can be signed brought to the course/event and given to staff upon arrival. No student will attend training/event without both forms being on file. Please note we do not share this information with anyone.

Click here for the Pathfinder School Liability Waiver and Release. 

If you need to cancel..

Once you purchase a class for The Pathfinder School, the Pathfinder Gathering, or for a Self Reliance Outfitters store event, you have up to 14 days before the event or class to cancel and receive a refund. This provides us time to open the spot for someone else to purchase. 

Any cancellations past that threshold will not be eligible for a refund. A cancellation due to an emergency will be handled on a case by case basis and will only be eligible for a store gift card.

If you do not show up for a class or event your registration fees are forfeited and no refunds or store credits will be issued.

If a class gets canceled...

We require a minimum of 5 to 10 students to conduct a class (depending on the class).  If a class needs to be cancelled due to an insufficient number of registrations, you will be contacted by phone or email. You will then have the option to transfer to another class (if available), receive a store gift card, or a refund.

Please note: The Pathfinder School LLC is not responsible for travel expenses, airline tickets, or other accommodations if a class is cancelled.

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