Wilderness Skills Living Workshop

Fri, October 15, 6:00 PM - 12:00 PM

Friday-Sunday, October 15-17


Burr Oak Group Campsite, Harry L. Swartz Campground, Middle Fork River Forest Preserve, Friday 6 p.m.-Sunday 12 p.m. CST

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 8. Current public health guidelines will be followed; see CCFPD’s Covid Guidelines and Waiver for In-person Programs.. For more info: (217) 896-2455 or pleiter@ccfpd.org. 

Our instructors for this workshop are the highly experienced co-founders of Wild Nature Project. They have led this workshop at our location for 8 years, and we know you will enjoy them while learning so many new skills!

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

If you need to cancel: The registration fee will be refunded, minus a $50 administration fee, if the cancellation is received in writing no later than Oct 8, 2021

Registration Link: https://anc.apm.activecommunities.com/ccfpd/activity/search/detail/1453 

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