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  • Bushcraft Resiliency Course
    Bushcraft Resiliency Course
    Fri, Oct 20
    Training Outpost: Tennessee Ridge, TN
    Oct 20, 9:00 AM CDT – Oct 21, 9:00 AM CDT
    Training Outpost: Tennessee Ridge, TN
    The Bushcraft Resiliency Course covers a range of bushcraft and wilderness survival skills. Course participants focus on how to best utilize their gear and available natural resources to create sustainable short-term living situations in the wilderness. See course description for more details.
  • Bushcraft Resiliency Course
    Bushcraft Resiliency Course
    Fri, Dec 08
    Training Outpost: Tennessee Ridge, TN
    Dec 08, 9:00 AM – Dec 09, 9:00 AM
    Training Outpost: Tennessee Ridge, TN
    The Bushcraft Resiliency Course covers a range of bushcraft and wilderness survival skills. Course participants focus on how to best utilize their gear and available natural resources to create sustainable short-term living situations in the wilderness. See course description for more details.
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Basic Survival Course
Advanced Survival Course

Wilderness skills

 Step away from society and rediscover yourself through classroom instruction and realistic fieldcraft training.  Training level ranges from novice to advanced and everything in-between. 

Course dates are updated regularly. Payment secures admittance into the course. Submit the reservations form below and we will reach out to coordinate your experience. In addition to the courses listed below, we offer fully customizable training experiences to fit your specific needs at an additional cost. 

Basic Survival Course 
2 days / 1 night

A solid foundation is essential when it comes to one’s ability to survive in the wilderness. The Basic Survival Course is designed to outfit students with fundamental wilderness survival skills. In an outdoor emergency, anything can happen. It is important to put in the time and effort ahead of time to ensure that you are prepared. At the completion of this course, students will possess the necessary foundational skills to respond appropriately in real-world survival scenarios.

    Course Contents:

  • Initial steps to take in a survival situation

  • Emergency response measures

  • Movement techniques

  • Fire preparation and methods

  • Shelter construction

  • Water procurement and treatment

  • Knot tying

  • Creating a basecamp (using the elements to maximize survival)

  • Maintaining situational awareness

  • Creating ground-to-air signals and rescue signaling

  • Food preparation and storage

  • Basic medical field care

    Required Items:

  • Seasonal Packing List (emailed to students after receipt of payment)

  • Signed Release of Liability Form (original copy)

  • Student Data Sheet (document is provided upon arrival)

    Amplifying Information:

This course is moderately physically demanding and includes hiking with a 50 +/- pound pack, sleeping in a tent or shelter, processing firewood, conducting survival and camp-related activities, and treating and drinking water that is procured from nature. Full participation in the training is encouraged for students. Training modifications are available, through prior coordination, for students with medical conditions. It is our goal to accommodate anyone who desires to attend training. Please, feel free to contact us with any further questions.

    Prerequisites: None

Advanced Survival Course 
3 days / 2 nights

Building on the foundational skills learned during the Basic Survival Course, the Advanced Survival Course takes training to the next level. The course begins with a brief overview of the Sojourner Wilderness Skills and includes the introduction of additional survival skills. Once prepared, students will be inserted into a simulated survival environment where their abilities will be put to the test. 

    Course Contents:

  • Studies listed in the Basic Survival Course

  • Map reading and land navigation

  • Route marking systems - How to avoid getting lost

  • Camp selection 

  • Survival test and scenario with limited supplies

    Required Items:

  • Seasonal Packing List (emailed to students after receipt of payment)

  • Signed Release of Liability Form (original copy)

  • Student Data Sheet (document is provided upon arrival)

    Amplifying Information:

This course is physically and emotionally demanding and can include hiking with a 50 +/- pound pack, being a passenger on watercraft and/or all-terrain vehicles, sleeping in a tent or shelter, processing firewood, conducting survival and camp-related activities, and treating and drinking water that is procured from nature. Full participation in the training is encouraged for students. Training modifications are available, through prior coordination, for students with medical conditions. It is our goal to accommodate anyone who desires to attend training. Please, feel free to contact us with any further questions.

    Prerequisites: Basic Survival

Bushcraft Resiliency Course 
2 days / 1 night

There is something special to be said about wilderness enthusiasts who are capable of utilizing their surroundings in a productive and sustainable way.  The Bushcraft Resiliency Course covers the basics of bushcraft skills. Students will be taught how to best utilize the natural resources around them to create a sustainable short-term living situation.

    Course Contents:

  • Gear review

  • Packing methods

  • Fire material gathering

  • Fire starting methods

  • Water purification and storage

  • Primitive shelter construction from natural and resourced materials

  • Austere medical techniques

  • Camp cooking

  • Knots

  • Bushcraft camp hacks

  • Ground camping tarp setups

    Required Items:

  • Seasonal Packing List (emailed to students after receipt of payment)

  • Signed Release of Liability Form (original copy)

  • Student Data Sheet (document is provided upon arrival)

    Amplifying Information:

This course is physically demanding and can include hiking with a 50 +/- pound pack, being a passenger on an all-terrain vehicle, constructing/sleeping in a shelter, processing firewood, conducting bushcraft-related activities, and treating/drinking water that is procured from nature. Full participation in the training is encouraged for students. Training modifications are available, through prior coordination, for students with medical conditions. It is our goal to accommodate anyone who desires to attend training. Please, feel free to contact us with any further questions.

    Prerequisites: None

Bushcraft Resiliency Course

SOJOURNER FOCUS AREAS:

Initial Steps to Take in a Survival Situation

Emergency Response

- Dangerous Situations -

Knot Tying

Hunting - Fishing

Trapping - Gathering

Medical

Field Care

Marking Systems & Movement Techniques

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Handling Extreme Weather

Land Navigation

Shelter

Fire Building

Food Preparation

& Storage

Water Acquisition, Treatment & Storage

Experience Counts

Bushcraft and Survival school training scenarios are comprised of multi day, practical application of the individual training areas listed above. This is where survival skills are put to the test in a controlled environment. While there is inherent danger in any survival situation, participants will be closely monitored and assisted when necessary. Skilled advisors are made available to assist throughout the journey.

Contact SSO today to schedule custom training for individual, group, or even corporate team building events.

Training Reservation Request Form

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 Interested in refining your survival skills? Get in touch to learn more. 

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