Pathfinder Survival Academy - 16 week survival course (Teenagers)
This is the ultimate survival course designed for teenagers from 12 years old to 16 years.
This unique 16 week survival course is designed as a club that young people can meet friends and make new ones and learn to survive in the wild at the same time.
It’s not just all about survival, it’s about having fun outdoors through adventure, exploring and discovery
Each week the participants will learn a new survival skill taking them through all the main principles of survival, shelter, fire, food, water, navigation, rescue and first aid and more... Finishing off the course with a final test of their skills in the overnight survival challenge.
This club will run on Sundays from 10am to 12pm
What to expect over the course:
Week 1 - Shelter building
Week 2 - Fire lighting & campfire prep, building, maintaining
Week 3 - Water sourcing & purifying
Week 4 - wild foods, insects, foraging
Week 5 - Rescue techniques
Week 6 - Knife & axe skills
Week 7 - Camouflage & concealment
Week 8 - Pioneering - Bows, Boats & Bridges
Week 9 - Hunting skills/ Traps
Week 10 - Food - Gutting & prepping fish for cooking
Week 11 - Cordage, knots & lashings
Week 12 - Navigation
Week 13 - Cooking in the field
Week 14 - Tracks & Tracking
Week 15 - Wilderness First Aid
Week 16 - The overnight challenge
The Overnight Challenge
They will be surviving from the word go! On arrival on the Saturday afternoon, the young people will be put to the test and will need to put all their basic survival training into action.
The challenges will consist of having to build a shelter from scratch, make a fire, find water before using their navigation skills to find the food cache hidden in the forest. Take part in night challenges and make it to the rendezvous point in the morning a send the signal for rescue!
Will they make it through the night??
Cost for the whole 16 week course - £160 per person
Price includes food on the overnight challenge, a Pathfinder Survival Academy T shirt and a certificate at the end of the course.