Course Information

Ultimate Fire Starting

Learn to make one match fires; bow drill friction fire; how to use spark rods and all the rest! This course will cover skills including fire safety, proper fire materials, fire lay construction, and many methods of starting and maintaining fires, with modern and old school techniques like

  • Matches
  • Lighters
  • Spark rods
  • Electricity
  • Optics
  • Bow Drill Fire Making

Each member of this class will receive a copy of Advanced Survival Training's manual on fire building.


This class will be held:

Sunday, March 24th, 2024 from 9 am to 4 pm

Thursday, June 13th, 2024 from 9 am to 4 pm

Thursday, December 5th, 2024 from 9 am to 4 pm.


Tuition is $127 per person. 


Course Location: Near Stafford, Va. Detailed directions are emailed upon enrollment.

Required Equipment: Bag lunch and drinks for yourself, appropriate clothing and wet weather gear for the expected weather, a pocket knife (any kind) and a pen to take notes.

Recommended Equipment: Some seating is available at camp, but please bring a camp chair if you have one.

This course may also be scheduled privately for individuals and small groups, Monday thru Friday. Contact us for more details.

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