Welcome to STSC! As a national leader in field training, Survival Training School of California has provided training for; The US Navy, The US Marines, The US Air Force, The Ca Department of Justice, Stanford University, Joshua Tree National Park's Desert Institute and more, and we hope you are next. Come see why the best choose STSC.

With no less than 14 regularly occurring courses across two states-including California's only field courses- we operate Ca's largest survival training program. From minimalist field training to map & compass navigation; STSC has offerings for a wide range of training needs. We encourage  critical thinking and hands on practice, and we train in all weather conditions- year round. On all STSC courses individual student attention and success comes first.

A good portion of STSC courses are custom/private arrangements, and we specialize in forming a unique curriculum to meet our client's needs. Instructors are available for travel anywhere in the world, indoors or out. From Ford Motor Company to the US Navy, we've worked with the best

"We are the experts at making you the expert."

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"The instruction during your course was extraordinary... and earned the respect of the Marines" 

 -JJ Carrol,

Commanding Officer,

USMC Mountain Warfare Training Center