Basic Outdoor Survival Skills Course

Date

Sat, February 24

Time

9am - 5pm

Price

$ 125 (+ GST) per person

Location

Camosun College Interurban Campus,
Room CBA126 on the 1st floor of the CBA Building (Building 19),
4461 Interurban Rd,
Victoria, BC V9E 2C1

Directions: + Google Map

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Basic Outdoor Survival Skills Course

Date: Sat, February 24

Time: 9am - 5pm

Price: $ 125 (+ GST) per person

Location: Camosun College Interurban Campus,
Room CBA126 on the 1st floor of the CBA Building (Building 19),
4461 Interurban Rd,
Victoria, BC V9E 2C1

Directions: + Google Map

This hands-on, one-day course will build your confidence by providing you with knowledge and skills to prepare you for emergency survival situations when traveling or working in the outdoors.

Topics include

  • Preparedness & trip planning
  • Fundamental navigation skills
  • Signalling for help & rescue
  • Building emergency shelters & selecting safe shelter sites
  • Fire-lighting techniques & tools
  • Identifying & treating safe drinking water
  • Building a basic outdoor safety/survival kit.

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Please note

Part of this course takes place outdoors, so please wear suitable clothing and footwear, and bring rain gear.

If you have them, please bring your outdoor/survival kit (inc. knife & sharpener, firelighting kit, compass etc.) – no need to purchase these especially for the course – we will have ones available to borrow.

The course is open to everyone aged 12 years and older, but those under 19 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

 

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