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March 2019

Field Navigation Course

March 10 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Arkansas – Pack Rat Outdoor Center, 209 W Sunbridge Dr.
Fayetteville, AR 72703 United States
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$50

This half day class will focus on fundamental map and compass skills. We will learn to plan a route of travel, orient a map, shoot an azimuth and use terrain association skills to keep ourselves on course. We'll also cover an introduction to coordinate systems and plot a UTM point to which we will travel and identify. Be prepared to hike in semi-rugged terrain and be prepared for the weather. In addition bring water, a snack or other mobile calories,…

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Pathfinder Northeast Basic Survival Class- Adirondacks March 2019

March 15 @ 8:00 am - March 17 @ 11:00 am
$450

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION Pathfinder Northeast Basic Survival Class (3 day, 2 night course)  Classes limited to 18 students 2.5 CEU's A Patch Qualification Course The purpose of the Basic Survival Class is to provide students with the knowledge to survive a 72 hr. emergency scenario, using the items the 10 C's of Survivability. The multi-functionality of the items within the kit will be discussed, demonstrated and applied to self-aid situations, Fire Craft, Shelter Construction and Water Collection. Basic does not mean easy,…

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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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Simple Survival: 3 Tools to Meet 3 Basic Needs

March 22 @ 9:00 am - March 24 @ 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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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

Pathfinder Northeast Basic Survival Class- Adirondacks April 2019

April 12 @ 8:00 am - April 14 @ 11:00 am
$450

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION Pathfinder Northeast Basic Survival Class (3 day, 2 night course)  Classes limited to 18 students 2.5 CEU's A Patch Qualification Course The purpose of the Basic Survival Class is to provide students with the knowledge to survive a 72 hr. emergency scenario, using the items the 10 C's of Survivability. The multi-functionality of the items within the kit will be discussed, demonstrated and applied to self-aid situations, Fire Craft, Shelter Construction and Water Collection. Basic does not mean easy,…

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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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Wilderness Navigation – Jacksonville, Fl

April 13 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Florida (JAX) – American Survival, 8220 Moncrief Rd West
Jacksonville, FL 32219 United States
$45.00
Wilderness Navigation Jacksonville Florida

Outdoor navigation skills are essential for adventuring and exploring the wilderness. It's easy to become lost without signal, rendering your GPS useless. Many modern navigation tools are excellent, but do you know what to do when they fail? Can you find your way without devices? In American Survival Co.'s outdoor navigation class you will learn multiple techniques for wilderness navigation, so you can get yourself safely to your destination. This class is great for hikers, backpackers, hunters, campers and adventurers.…

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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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