4th Annual Wilderness Survival workshop at Godfrey’s Pond

I am proud to announce it is time once again for our  annual Wilderness Survival workshop at Godfrey’s Pond.  Our 4th annual Campfireshop.com Survival workshop will be on June 13th, 2015.  (Registration Form)  As always, some of the workshop content will be the same, and some will be new.

Some Topics to be covered are:

  • Psychology of survival – don’t panic
  • Shelter – Shelter Basics
  • Fire – Basic fire making (no lighters or matches)
  • Food – finding food in the wild
  • Water – procuring, purifying, and unusual water sources
  • Getting rescued – various ways to signal for rescue
  • Navigation – group hike on the trails with demos / discussions
  • Survival “kits”

The workshop will consist of: lecture, hiking, hands on, fire making, etc.

Date: June 13, 2015
Time: 10 AM- 5 PM
Location: Godfrey’s Pond, Batavia (Directions).
Cost: $69 ($59 if registered by June 6) (Contact us for group/family discount).

Pre-registration preferred. Registration is due by Friday, 6/12 but we will take walk-ins on Saturday provided there is room in the workshop.

Participants should bring: water/fluids, snack and /or bag lunch, comfortable outdoor clothing & hiking shoes, sun screen, insect repellent and rain gear.

If you have an emergency fire starter (no lighters or matches) please bring it for the fire starting exercise. (not required, but recommended)  You do not need to get one before the workshop, you may in fact want to wait until you have seen how the different ones work before purchasing.  If you do not have one, we will have them available for sale at the workshop.

Minimum age is 12 years. But participants 14 or younger should be accompanied by parent or guardian. If you have questions or need more info, contact me.  You can send your completed registration forms and payments to:
A. Rodgers
330 Hamlin Center Rd.
Hilton, NY  14468

Download the registration form here: Wilderness_Survival_Workshop_Flyer_GP_2015

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Meat sale – Bacon, Beef, Burgers, Chicken and more

It’s that time again.  Zaycon foods is having another meat sale.  This time they have more than just Chicken Breast.  Bacon, Beef patties, Sausage links, Chicken, Steaks, Ground beef.

mmmm Bacon.

I am trying to decide what to get this time.  I have limited freezer space at the moment.  Summer is just around the corner so some steaks and burgers on hand is always a must.  I don’t think I can pass up the bacon, who am I kidding, there is no way I can pass up bacon, could you?  I may have to talk to some friends about splitting a couple orders.  Although, we could can some of the meat….  Canned chicken, canned beef, dehydrated ground beef (great for backpacking when you want to have meat with a meal and hunting is not an option).

 

I have posted about Zaycon foods before.

Zaycon chicken

They provide a way for you to buy in bulk and save.  They are not a shopping site, but hold events.

 

 

 

Once you sign up you can see the events that are scheduled.  You are also setup with your own affiliate link.*  (This is not an MLM or pyramid scheme.  They simply give you your own affiliate link for signing up.  Every time someone you refer signs up or buys you get credits in your account to use towards your purchases.  You do not have to refer anyone or buy anything.  It is just a way for them to give back a little.)

 

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Hamburg Gun Show May 2-3, 2015

This weekend is the Hamburg May Gun show.  This is normally the last major gun show for the season.  That is not the case this time around.  We still have the Rochester Gun show coming up in June. (More to come on this later.)warning-alert-sign

Hamburg – May 2-3, 2015
Hamburg Fairgrounds – 5820 S. Park Ave. Hamburg, NY 14075
Sat 9-4 Sun 9-3
300 Tables $7.00 Admission
Erie County Pistol Permit Dept. in attendance. Made possible by County Clerk, Chris Jacobs
Also, Cattauragus Pistol Permit Department in attendance both days
Pistol Permit Class on site – 5/2 10AM-2PM by H&H Firearms. Call 716-822-1043 for info/reservations. Limited seating available.

This will be in a different building than normal.  This one is near the gaming center.

We have some new products that we haven’t had at this show before.

As a reminder you can always see our schedule on the Calendar/Events page.

Thank you for all or your support,
The SurvivalGuy

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