ELEMENTS OUTDOOR Wilderness SCHOOL
 

HIDE TANNING:

A traditional and almost forgotten method for tanning pelts and hides; using the brains of the animals to tan from an unprepared hide to the smoked, finished buck-skin

If you are a hiker, fisherman, hunter or anyone else that enjoys spending time in the wilderness you should not be without proper survival training. Come with us and learn all the essential skills needed to make it in the woods


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FIRE STARTING:

Using materials gathered directly from nature, you will learn how to create fire in simple and efficient methods, such as the bow-drill and hand-drill, as well as proper fire building techniques

SURVIVAL:

These courses consist of creating shelter to protect ourselves from the harsh elements and insure survival. This includes learning edibles from the lowly insects and leaves to the mice and deer that roam our forests, to the methods of capturing and harvesting food. This course will give you a great understanding of what it really takes to survive

TRAPPING:

Trapping is one of the most useful wilderness skills one can possess. Skills covered during the course range from various trap construction, proper trap selection and placement and also the various ways to lure and bait the traps

PLANT IDENTIFICATION:

Plant identification and usage of naturally found plants for food and health can help keep you alive in emergency and survival situations

UPCOMING COURSES

Flint Knapping

Bow & Arrow Making

Basket Making

Snowshoe Making

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