BASIC

You must be able to walk through wooded terrain up to 2 miles to take this class

ADULT FEE: $200

ONE CHILD UNDER 18 CAN PARTICIPATE WITH ADULT STUDENT

BEGINNER LEVEL | 3 DAY SURVIVAL CLASS

CLASS DESCRIPTION

This class is the foundational precursor for all other classes.  It will give the student a good foundation for primitive and modern survival techniques in the following areas: first aid, signaling, body temp regulation, fire creation, shelter building, water procurement, and land navigation.  Additionally we will go over the tools that we carry as survivalist as well as a discuss building a safety first and priority oriented mindset.  Mentality is essential to survival.  We teach realistic survival and pride ourselves on hands on training so be prepared to do some work, cover a lot of material, and probably get a bit dirty.  
SCHEDULE OF CLASSES
3 Days (Friday - Sunday)

2020 - NEXT CLASSES

ARRIVAL: MAY 29th  | 6:00PM
DEPARTURE: MAY 31st
ARRIVAL: SEPTEMBER 4th  | 6:00PM
DEPARTURE: SEPTEMBER 6th
ARRIVAL: OCTOBER 16th  | 6:00PM
DEPARTURE: SEPTEMBER 18th

REQUIRED GEAR

  • Backpack (1x)
  • Pair of good hiking boots
    (Please break these in prior to class or you will not have a pleasant time.)
  • Good full tang knife (1x)
    - 6.5 inch or less cutting surface
    (no Rambo knives please.  If needed we can make recommendations.)
  • Weather appropriate clothes and socks. (2-3 changes)
  • Water container (1x)
    stainless steel bottle with nesting cup.  It must be non-insulated....that Yeti may explode.
  • Ferrocerium rod (1x)
  • Lighter or pack of matches (1x)
  • Magnifying glass (1x)
  • 100% cotton bandanas (2x)
  • 10'x10' or less tarp (1x)
  • Tent stakes (1x)
  • 100' of paracord or a roll of #36 tarred bankline
  • Compass (1x)
    You must be able to point and aim the compass and it must have degrees marked on it.
  • Journal and something to write with (1x)
    Carpenters pencils work quite well, as do space pens.
  • Headlamp (1x)
    Bring extra batteries and must have a red light setting

OPTIONAL GEAR

  • Tent, hammock, etc -
    Shelter for the weekend
  • Sleeping bag
    Whatever you plan to sleep in but keep current weather in mind
  • Food and Snacks
    This will be your meals for the weekend. This means steak, bacon, or whatever. Keep in mind all meals are cooked over an open fire.
  • Small Cooler
    We will provide drinking water but small coolers are welcome
  • First Aid & Medication
    Bring any needed medications or first aid supplies for an outdoor environment. Sunscreen and lotion for poison ivy sometimes comes in handy.
  • Toilet paper and / or baby wipes.  
    This is survival so "facilities" are primitive but there is an old school outhouse.
  • Folding chair
  • You will be out here for the weekend and you are basically camping so bring enough to be comfortable.

TENTATIVE CLASS SCHEDULE

FRIDAY
5:00PM
ARRIVAL
5:00PM
CAMP SET-UP
6:00PM
INTRODUCTIONS
6:15PM
SAFETY TRAINING
6:30PM
CAMP ETIQUETTE
6:45PM
CAMP HYGIENE
7:00PM
LIGHT DISCIPLINE
7:15PM
DINNER PREPARATION
7:30PM
5C THEORY
8:00PM
GEAR SHOW & TELL
8:30PM
LIGHTS OUT
SATURDAY
7:00AM
WAKE-UP
7:30AM
BREAKFAST
8:15AM
FIRST AID INSTRUCTION
9:45AM
1ST BREAK (Shelter Inspections)
10:30AM
KNOT INSTRUCTION
11:15AM
SHELTER
12:15PM
LUNCH
1:00PM
FIRE INSTRUCTION
1:45PM
WATER INSTRUCTION
2:15PM
2ND BREAK
3:00PM
LAND NAV. INSTRUCTION
5:00PM
DINNER
SUNDAY
8:00AM
WAKE-UP
8:30PM
BREAKFAST
9:15PM
BASIC SURVIVAL TEST

PLEASE NOTE...

Tobaco products are allowed but clean up after yourself and be respectful of others. We do not need a forest fire.

PROHIBITED GEAR

FIREARMS OF ANY KIND
If you have a CHL or carry in your vehicle that is fine but leave it there.
ALCOHOL / RECREATIONAL DRUGS
This is not allowed for this class.
ANIMALS
Dogs, cats, monkeys, your pet llama, whatever....they should stay at home
CAMPERS / 5th WHEELS / OFF ROAD VEHICLES
This is survival, not the KOA campground

REFUND POLICY

Class fee is non-refundable we will allow you to reschedule 3 times before you forfeit your money the only time this doesn't apply is if a class is cancelled by Texas Survival School