Wilderness Living Skills Workshop

Fri, October 9, 6:00 PM - 12:00 PM

Friday, Oct 9 – Sunday, Oct 11

WILDERNESS LIVING SKILLS WORKSHOP

Burr Oak Group Campground, Middle Fork River Forest Preserve, Friday 6 p.m.-Sunday 12 p.m.

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. Adults only. $200 per person; register by Oct 2 at ccfpd.org. For more info: (217) 896-2455 or pleiter@ccfpd.org
Note:
To help keep costs down, we do not provide food in this course.

 

Covid notice: All participants are expected to follow current guidance from our local Public Health Department, including but not limited to: social distancing, wearing masks, and other guidance as provided by CUPHD for October. In the event that we have to cancel the workshop, the workshop fee will be refunded. 

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