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Course Overview: Ancient Skills For Modern Times

Learn the essential skills that were necessary for daily life to primitive man. We learn to drive a car, use a computer, pay our bills... they learned to hunt and gather, form tools and weapons from their environment, and use critical thinking to solve the problems of daily primitive living.Take your survival skills to the next level and learn what it truly takes to live off of the land!

*Tools & Weapons: Students will be given a full stone tool forming course (knapping) and make a knife and a spear point from stone, as well as mount them to their wooden handles/shafts.

*Foraging: Learn to identify, harvest, and use wild plants and other natural materials.  Students will produce; food, medicine, and utlity items such as rope(you will learn to weave rope from plant fibers) directly from wild materials they harvest.

Containers: Learn to weave a basket from tree branches and/or bark

Mastering Fire: Learn to make a fire with sticks (friction fire)

Food: Learn to make  primitive traps for harvesting wild game


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$250 Per Person    

 $200 three or more

$175 five or more

2017 Dates & Location

April 22-23

Big Bear, Ca


What To Bring

Pocket Knife (victorinox swiss knife or leatherman-both with saw feature-is recommended)

Sleeping Gear (Tent, sleeping bag, etc)

Lunch for day 1 (all other meals/snacks are included at no charge)

Course is Rain or Shine- Dress Appropriately