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2021 Fall/Winter Class Schedule​

Don't see what you'r looking for? Custom classes are available please contact us: [email protected]

Bushcraft Skills Level I

1 Day Class:  9am - 4pm   Date:   Nov 6th  Dec 4th


An inspirational journey through the fundamental skills of bushcraft, this course provides a broad and solid foundation of practical skill and knowledge upon which you can build and develop. It is an ideal place to begin your journey with RWS and is a challenging and immensely rewarding regardless of previous experience.

Each skill has been hand picked and included in our syllabus based on its value and practicality for wilderness bushcraft camping. Instructors will expertly explain, demonstrate and guide you through a day of intense learning designed to prepare, challenge and inspire in equal measure.


Some of the skills covered in this class:  knife, axe, saw technique & maintanence / tarp shelters / wilderness knots, water purification / proper gear and tool selection / crafting items needed around camp





Bushcraft Skills Level I
$100.00

Winter Bushcraft

2 Day Class : 9am Saturday - 4pm Sunday   Date: Dec 11-12   Jan 8-9    Feb 12-13


This class is based on the Scandinavian way of being outdoors in the winter from the teachings of Lars Falt, Swedish survival expert and bushcraft Instructor.


Some of the topics covered in this class:


- Outdoor life in winter:  hypothermia, frost bite, wind chill

- Putting together a small personal survival kit

- Winter equipment & clothing

- Natural shelter building in conjunction with a warming fire

- Long fire (nying fire)

- Making improvised snowshoes

- Axe skills & tree felling 


Winter Bushcraft
$300.00

Bushcraft Skills Level II

2 Day Class Overnight 9am Sat. - 4pm Sun.   Date:    Nov. 20-21


​​​​​FIRE - We will review fire construction and use of the fire steel from the previous level I class. Then move quickly to the bow drill friction fire method. Which is where we will spend the bulk of this subject.

​​​SHELTER - After discussing basic tarp shelters learned previously in Level 1, we will dive deep into short & long term natural shelter, plus using a heat source for each type of shelter.

WATER - You will be tested on your ability to source, gather, & purify water. Then we will discuss methods used if you do not have a container of any type.

KNOTS & LASHINGS - We will review knots learned in Level I, then discuss other uses for these knots.

KNIFE / AXE / SAW -After a safety talk we will get into more advanced techniques.

Bushcraft Skills Level II (2-Day Class)
$250.00

Bushcraft Skills Level III

Minimum Kit - Maximum Skill

3 Day Class :   Date:  

Friday 22nd 9am - Sunday 24th 4pm

Once you have signed up for this class more info will be emailed to you.

Step deeper into the world of bushcraft/survival and begin to live self reliant in the forest with minimal kit using new skills and your own determination to succeed. From the elegance of making friction fire to primitive fishing and spending the night in a shelter made from the materials that surround you, this course will arm you with a wealth of new experience and skills to be used on your adventures.


This class will challenge you physically and mentally! 


This is a minimal kit class that will test your skills


Only kit allowed:

Axe 

Knife

Wool Blanket

#14 Hand Sewing Needle

Metal Bottle w/cup

100' Paracord

Shemagh Scarf

Haversack


Bushcraft Survival
$400.00

Land Survival

3 Day Class : 9am Friday - 4pm Sunday   Date: To Be Updated Soon


Principles & Priorities of Survival

Survival Psychology 

Survival Triangle

Kit & Equipment

Cutting tools and safe handling


Shelter

Emergency shelters

Thermal A-frames and Lean-to

Bedding and insulation

Integration of fire into the shelter

Fire

Quick Ignition methods

Friction Fire

Fuel selection

fire-lays and when to use them

Lighting fire in wet weather

Cooking using different methods


Water

Finding water sources

Filtration methods

purifying water

Food

Field dressing game

Wild edibles (seasonal)

Trapping, snares, and Fishing

Navigation

Dead Reckoning / Following an azimuth 

Map and compass 

Pace Count / Distance Traveled

Terrain Association 

Natural Navigation methods – Sun, stars, and moon

Land Survival Level I
$400.00

Primitive Trapping & Fishing

2 Day Class : 9am Saturday - 4pm Sunday   Date: To Be Updated Soon


Knowing how to trap & fish is an essential bushcraft skill. 

Students will first learn the basics of animal tracks and paths. We will walk to several different areas on the school campus and look f​or tracks and other signs that there had been paws, claws or feathers there. Then the group will be taught several different traps and snares. 

After lunch, we will learn about fishing without a rod, reel. Students will be shown how to make fish traps, trotlines, spears and gigs as well as fish behavior and habitat.


Primitive Trapping & Fishing
$150.00

Private Classes $250

1 Day Class : 9am - 3pm   Date: ​ Your choosing 

Contact me to set this class up before purchasing


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Private Class
$250.00
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