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Survival Hacks

Learn to transform everyday objects into lifesaving gear - and have a great time doing it! This class is all about transforming the junk you have into the vital supplies you need.
  • Learn some crazy shortcuts in friction fire making
  • Discover how to make fire with with a household chemical 
  • Make strong rope from trash bags and water bottles
  • Create a shelter from the cold with ordinary paper
  • and so much more

All totaled. we have over 80 hacks to present in our customary hands-on manner. These hacks will cover shelter, water, fire, food, emergency medicine and more topics.

Who said survival has to be hard? Hacks can make it easy, and as you'll see, surprisingly fun!

This class will run again on Friday March 13 and Friday July 10, 2020, from 9am to 4pm. Course tuition is $97.

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.

And if you just can't wait - get the book!

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