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September 2017

Wilderness Survival (Woodend, Niagara)

September 30 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Overview: This introduction to survival skills and preparedness is a must for anyone, such as hikers, canoeists, hunters, fisher persons and outdoor leads/camp staffs, who ventures into the great outdoors. The format and duration of the program will vary based on the site or vendor. Topics: Proper gear/clothing/footwear Shelter-building and fire-building Signalling for help Setting snares and foraging for food Map and compass basics The “what if?” priority survival skills (shelter construction, fire building with/without matches).

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October 2017

Foraging for Wild Edibles ( Woodend, Niagara)

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Overview: This course will teach students how to identify 50-75 different species of plants, trees, shrubs, ferns, and lichens. The format of the program may vary based on the site or vendor. basic principles of ecology and habitats, species preferences and site distribution, rules and regulations, safety and health concerns, ethics of plant foraging. Students will also learn to make teas, salads, jams and bannock.

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Wilderness Survival Weekend (Moon River)

October 7 @ 8:00 am - October 8 @ 5:00 pm
Moon River, Muskoka District Road 12, Harrison Trail
MacTier, Ontario P0C 1H0 Canada
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This introduction to survival skills and preparedness is a must for anyone, including hikers, canoeists, hunters, fisher persons, and outdoor leads/camp staffs, who ventures into the great outdoors. Basic survival skills covered include: Trip planning and notification Survival and safety kits Proper gear/clothing/footwear Shelter-building and fire-building Signalling for help Setting snares and foraging for food Map and compass basics Dates (choose one at checkout): April 22 – 23, 2017 at Moon River June 3 – 4, 2017 at Moon River July…

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Wilderness Survival (Greenwood, Ajax)

October 15 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Overview: This introduction to survival skills and preparedness is a must for anyone, such as hikers, canoeists, hunters, fisher persons and outdoor leads/camp staffs, who ventures into the great outdoors. The format and duration of the program will vary based on the site or vendor. Topics: Proper gear/clothing/footwear Shelter-building and fire-building Signalling for help Setting snares and foraging for food Map and compass basics The “what if?” priority survival skills (shelter construction, fire building with/without matches).

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Wilderness Survival (Humber Valley, Toronto)

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Humber Valley, Toronto, 203 Humber College Blvd
Toronto, Ontario M9W 6V3 Canada
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Overview: This introduction to survival skills and preparedness is a must for anyone, such as hikers, canoeists, hunters, fisher persons and outdoor leads/camp staffs, who ventures into the great outdoors. The format and duration of the program will vary based on the site or vendor. Topics: Proper gear/clothing/footwear Shelter-building and fire-building Signalling for help Setting snares and foraging for food Map and compass basics The “what if?” priority survival skills (shelter construction, fire building with/without matches).

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Foraging for Wild Edibles (Humber Valley, Toronto)

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Humber Valley, Toronto, 203 Humber College Blvd
Toronto, Ontario M9W 6V3 Canada
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Overview: This course will teach students how to identify 50-75 different species of plants, trees, shrubs, ferns, and lichens. The format of the program may vary based on the site or vendor. basic principles of ecology and habitats, species preferences and site distribution, rules and regulations, safety and health concerns, ethics of plant foraging. Students will also learn to make teas, salads, jams and bannock.

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November 2017

Wilderness Survival 2-day Weekend (Moon River)

November 4 @ 10:00 am - November 5 @ 3:00 pm
Moon River, Muskoka District Road 12, Harrison Trail
MacTier, Ontario P0C 1H0 Canada
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This introduction to survival skills and preparedness is a must for anyone, including hikers, canoeists, hunters, fisher persons, and outdoor leads/camp staffs, who ventures into the great outdoors. Basic survival skills covered include: Trip planning and notification Survival and safety kits Proper gear/clothing/footwear Shelter-building and fire-building Signalling for help Setting snares and foraging for food Map and compass basics Dates (choose one at checkout): April 22 – 23, 2017 at Moon River June 3 – 4, 2017 at Moon River July…

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Wilderness Survival (Robertson Tract, Milton)

November 11 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Overview: This introduction to survival skills and preparedness is a must for anyone, such as hikers, canoeists, hunters, fisher persons and outdoor leads/camp staffs, who ventures into the great outdoors. The format and duration of the program will vary based on the site or vendor. Topics: Proper gear/clothing/footwear Shelter-building and fire-building Signalling for help Setting snares and foraging for food Map and compass basics The “what if?” priority survival skills (shelter construction, fire building with/without matches).

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Wilderness Survival (Humber Valley, Toronto)

November 18 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Humber Valley, Toronto, 203 Humber College Blvd
Toronto, Ontario M9W 6V3 Canada
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Overview: This introduction to survival skills and preparedness is a must for anyone, such as hikers, canoeists, hunters, fisher persons and outdoor leads/camp staffs, who ventures into the great outdoors. The format and duration of the program will vary based on the site or vendor. Topics: Proper gear/clothing/footwear Shelter-building and fire-building Signalling for help Setting snares and foraging for food Map and compass basics The “what if?” priority survival skills (shelter construction, fire building with/without matches).

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GPS Navigation Day (Robertson Tract, Milton)

November 19 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Robertson Tract, Milton, + Google Map

Learn how to find your way in the wilderness, using handheld GPS, magnetic compass and Topo maps. Topics include: marking and finding way points. Backtrack and breadcrumb trails, choosing a GPS and appropriate maps and compass.

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