Outdoor Survival

  • Availability: Winter  Spring  Summer  Fall

    Class Description:

    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. 

    Learner Objectives:

    • 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. 


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