Survival Shelter Workshop
The Cottonwood Institute is excited to present a one-day Survival Shelter Workshop for adventurous adults that want to hone their survival skills and practice a variety of shelter building techniques. During this course you will participate in an interactive survival scenario, learn about survival priorities, tips, strategies, and techniques, practice making a pine needle shelter, a lean-to shelter, and a debris shelter, and you will learn how to make a survival kit. This day will be action packed, so get ready to learn how to survive in the night in a plush survival shelter!
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Meet at Chautauqua Park in Boulder at 8:00am Check/issue gear Load gear and carpool to base camp location Review safety issues Hike to our base camp location Survival scenario, debrief the scenario, go over survival priorities Principles of shelter building Pine needle shelter Lean-to shelter Lunch Debris shelter Rescue methods and techniques Survival kits Break down base camp Complete course by 5:00pm
NUTS AND BOLTS:
Age: 18 or older unless accompanied by an adult. Location: Near Ward, Colorado Date: Saturday, May 9, 2009 Course Code: SS-1 Price: $100. Please Note: This price does not include airfare to and from Colorado, airport shuttles, hotel lodging, or transportation to base camp location. Lunch is included. Difficulty: You do not need any prior camping experience or survival training, so beginners are welcome! Be prepared to work hard practicing survival skills at altitude. The Cottonwood Institute encourages folks to work at their own pace to make the course as mild or as wild as they would like, even if it is slow and steady! Average Temperatures: High 70ºF / Low 40ºF. Be prepared for any kind of weather in the mountains of Colorado. Course Text: Bushcraft: Outdoor Skills and Wilderness Survival, by Mors Kochanski.