Students will be familiar with and demonstrate, through active hands -on learning and group interactions, the basic survival skills that prevent outdoor emergencies and that are needed to sustain life for a 24 hour period. This course focuses on the need for preparation prior to an outdoor excursion.
- Students list the five basic survival needs.
- Students demonstrate the survival techniques of shelter -building and fire-starting in a simulated survival situation.
- Students describe the basic health threats of hypothermia and frostbite in the outdoors and describe appropriate actions and treatments.
- Students give a presentation on group dynamics and how they accomplish their survival technique goals.