Basic survival skills First Session These are the skills necessary to keep yourself alive long enough for you to be rescued or better for self-rescue. You should not go into the wilds without having mastery of these basic skills. This session is for adults. Adults may register their children or grandchildren to attend along with them (minimum age 11). This session is not geared for kids without their parent or guardian unless special permission is given. Contact Toni for details. • What are the hazards and keeping safe • Ethos of Wilderness Skills Institute, leave it better then how you found it. • Assembling a survival kit • Keep your head • Building a 5 minute emergency shelter • What you should know about Hypothermia • Navigation with a compass, with an analog watch, or with the sun • Basic wilderness First aid • Signaling for help • How do survive a cold night with only your street clothes This course is a prerequisite along with our All About Fire course. Once completed you may register for any of our series. Contact Toni for details of other classes.