Wilderness Living Skills

Friday, Oct. 6 (6:00 pm CST)-Sunday, October 8 (12:00 pm CST)


Burr Oak Group Campground, Middle Fork River Forest Preserve

Spend 3 days camping in the hardwood forests of Illinois where you will learn to make use of the landscape around you. This is an exciting class with lots of hands-on practice in the essential skills of wilderness survival. Participants will learn to make rope, light fires with fire-by-friction, build a shelter that will keep you warm and dry, find food in the wild, and techniques of cooking food over a fire. All this while sleeping in the comfort of your own tent. Our instructors for this workshop are the highly experienced co-founders of Wild Nature Project. They have led this workshop at our location for 9 years, and we know you will enjoy them while learning so many new skills! $220 per person. Adults only. Space is limited; registration required by September 29. For more info: (217) 896-2455 or [email protected].


For more information about the campground: http://www.ccfpd.org/forest-preserve/middle-fork-river-champaign-county

Note: To help keep costs down, we do not provide food in this course.

10/6/2023 6:00 PM - 10/8/2023 12:00 PM/Author: LSprinkle/Number of views (68)/Comments (0)/
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