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March 2019

Instructor Training Course (Desert Module)- North Texas

March 6 @ 8:00 am - March 10 @ 5:00 pm
North Texas – Primitive Wilderness Survival, 310 private rd 1748
Chico, TX 76431 United States
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$500

The Instructor Training Course is a joint program between The Pathfinder School and the Flint & Steel Critical Skills Group that is designed to provide you with the training you need so that you can become a Wilderness Survival Instructor. We understand that not everyone will have enough time off to take the entire 42-day course consecutively (although some will). The course is broken down into individual modules so that it can be taken consecutively, or pieced together over time…

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Instructor Training Course (Coastal Swamp Module)- Florida Panhandle

March 7 @ 8:00 am - March 11 @ 5:00 pm
Florida Panhandle – Wayback Wilderness, 2020 Becks Lake Rd
Cantonment, FL 32533 United States
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$500

The Instructor Training Course is a joint program between The Pathfinder School and the Flint & Steel Critical Skills Group that is designed to provide you with the training you need so that you can become a Wilderness Survival Instructor. We understand that not everyone will have enough time off to take the entire 42-day course consecutively (although some will). The course is broken down into individual modules so that it can be taken consecutively, or pieced together over time…

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Plant Walk & Slingshot Workshop

March 16 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Florida (JAX) – American Survival, 8220 Moncrief Rd West
Jacksonville, FL 32219 United States
$20.00 – $60.00

Join us just for the plant walk, slingshot workshop or both classes! 9:00-11:00 - Edible & Medicinal Plant Walk ($20/person) 11:30-12:30 - Break/Lunch 12:30-3:30 - Make a Slingshot  ($40/person) PLANT WALK Take a walk on the weedy and the wild side with American Survival Co. Trek through the woods and around our Jacksonville, FL base camp with our expert survival instructor, identifying edible and medicinal plants that are readily available in your area. Learn the benefits and modern uses for…

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Instructor Training Course (Mountain Module)- Adirondacks

March 28 @ 8:00 am - April 1 @ 5:00 pm
$500

The Instructor Training Course is a joint program between The Pathfinder School and the Flint & Steel Critical Skills Group that is designed to provide you with the training you need so that you can become a Wilderness Survival Instructor. We understand that not everyone will have enough time off to take the entire 42-day course consecutively (although some will). The course is broken down into individual modules so that it can be taken consecutively, or pieced together over time…

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Mountain Survival Course- Adirondacks

March 28 @ 8:00 am - April 1 @ 5:00 pm
$500

The Mountain Survival Course will teach mountain-specific skills and emergency survival, and will begin to transition to more primitive backups for the basic techniques learned. This course is 5 days in duration. Students will learn skills in fire craft, survival shelters, and water and food procurement. In addition, candidates will receive training in land navigation and survival signals. The full spectrum of survival will be taught in a crawl, walk, run format to ensure students are successful and learn these…

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April 2019

Bow Drill Basics – Jacksonville, FL

April 13 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Florida (JAX) – American Survival, 8220 Moncrief Rd West
Jacksonville, FL 32219 United States
$45.00

Learn to harvest the materials for a bow drill, make one and use this primitive, friction fire making tool. You will learn how to make an effective tinder bundle to catch the bow drill's ember, using this to create a primitive fire. The drill offers an ancient method of starting fire without matches or a lighter, a method that applies frictionto generate heat. The heat eventually produces an ember in the burnt sawdust. The ember is tiny, smaller than the…

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Make a Slingshot & Learn to Use it

April 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Florida (JAX) – American Survival, 8220 Moncrief Rd West
Jacksonville, FL 32219 United States
$45.00

Make a slingshot with American Survival Co. and learn how to shoot it in this short class. We will use inexpensive, modern materials and common natural resources to construct a sling shot and learn proper shooting techniques in a half day class. These primitive weapons are often overlooked, but slingshots really offer great portability and a short learning curve. With practice, your accuracy can become deadly and make this method one of the easiest, short-term, food procurement options available. Students…

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May 2019

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Flintlock II

May 17 @ 4:00 pm - May 19 @ 5:00 pm
Arkansas – American Survival, 19436 Crossman Place Rd
Hindsville, AR 72738 United States

View full event information here. Attendee Pricing: Adult Full Event, 1 Ticket - $129 Child Full Event, 1 Ticket - $49 (12 & under) Family Pricing (2 adults, children 12 & under) - $219 Friday Bow Class with American Survival Co and Dave Mead - $90 + $159 for bow kit (must register & purchase bow kit here by April 17) Purchase tickets on-site - $149 Part 1 Only - $79 (Friday & Saturday) Part 2 Only - $59 (Sunday)…

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Bow Drill Clinic (4-hr)

May 20 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
$50

Already coming to Arkansas for Flintlock II? Why not stick around an extra day and refine your bow drill skills? This workshop will include everything you need to construct a bow drill set and get started producing fire by friction. All materials will be provided and you will be able to take home the kit you made to continue practicing with and use as a reference to make more kits. All you need to bring is a good knife and…

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Simple Survival: 3 Tools to Meet 3 Basic Needs

May 25 @ 9:00 am - May 26 @ 5:00 pm
Florida (JAX) – American Survival, 8220 Moncrief Rd West
Jacksonville, FL 32219 United States
$220.00
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Simple Survival is about developing survival skills to meet basic needs in an emergency situation with a minimal toolset. Imagine, you get separated from your group and can’t get back to your camp. You have only what you carried on you to survive. There are three basic needs you will need to meet to survive...shelter, water, fire. Without all the tools back at your camp, could you make it? In Simple Survival, you’ll learn to meet these three needs with…

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