November 03, 2018

Wilderness Survival Course

November 03, 2018 TBA • within one hour of Philadelphia Wagontown or KemptonPA  00000 View Map Organized by GOALS Adventure Racing Association

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About this event

November 03, 2018
Saturday

TBA

within one hour of Philadelphia Wagontown or KemptonPA  00000
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Course Description: This course is designed for people who enjoy the outdoors, as well as for those who wish to learn more about outdoor training. Class is designed for all physical levels. Upon completion of course students will have knowledge and practical skills training and should be able to:

  • Identify and discuss the psychology of survival
  • Have knowledge and skills training of basic survival equipment and foods
  • Understand actions to take when lost
  • Start a fire with basic materials
  • Have familiarization with area edible vegetation
  • Have knowledge of water purification and water filtration techniques
  • Have skills training in land mobility and light hiking
  • Have skills training in building natural shelters
  • Be able to identify basic map colors and symbols on a topographical map
  • Have an understanding on how to read a topographical map
  • Have knowledge of land navigation and compass use
  • Have an understanding of frostbite, hypothermia and other winter related concerns

REQUIRED GEAR: Students are responsible for providing  gear and food. Below is a minimum list. Feel free to bring any additional items.

 

  • Dress appropriately for weather: waterproof clothing and in layers
  • Warm, insulated, waterproof boots HIGHLY recommended
  • Compass if you have one 
  • lunch, drinks, snacks
  • notebook, pen/pencil
  • pocket knife if you have one

 

Event details and schedule

Course will run 9am-3pm

TBA • within one hour of Philadelphia Wagontown or KemptonPA  00000 Get Directions

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