Beware of imitators using similar names. As one of the Nation's top  survival  schools we have provided training for such organizations as; The US Navy,US Marines,US Air Force, California Department of Justice, Stanford University, Joshua Tree National Park's Desert Institute and more. Come and see why the best train here.


With 18 regular course offerings and 6 locations; STSC operates California's largest survival school- including  one of the few "pocket knife only" field courses in America. We encourage critical thinking and hands on practice, & we train fully outdoors in all weather conditions- year round. On all STSC courses individual student attention and success comes first.


Ford Motors, Craftsman Tools, The US Air Force; these are just a few of the names that have sought us for private training. Instructors are available for travel anywhere in the world, indoors or out (we have guided everywhere from Ethiopia to Alaska). From private sessions for families with children, to elite military units- we've got your back.


Internationally Recognized As A Premier Survival School

USA Today     Men's Fitness     LA Times     Toronto Star     CNN      CBS News

"The instruction during your course was extraordinary... and earned the respect of the Marines"     - JJ Carrol,Commanding Officer, USMC Mountain Warfare Training Center






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See our Chief Instructor training the Legendary Mike Rowe (host, Dirty Jobs) on CNN, along with help from our friends at VX-31 US Navy

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