The ability to make a fire is a valuable skill. In an emergency, it can be the difference between life and death.
Learn how to gathering tinder and form a birds nest, prepare kindling, and maintain a fire in various weather condition. Learn how to conceal your fire when you want to be unseen, and make a fire beacon when you need to be found.
Not only will you use modern and primitive methods for fire making, but you will also gain the knowledge and skills to use the fire for live-saving tasks such as water purification and tool making.
Each year approximately 2,00 people get lost or require rescue in the woods and backlands of the United States.
Do you know how to read a navigational compass and a map? Would you be able to navigate a route using compass bearings? Students in the Orienteering and Land Navigation course receive a quality compass in addition to knowledge and skills to:
Set and read a navigational compass
Read a map, and transfer compass bearings to/from a map
Determine current location using landmarks, compass, and maps