3rd Annual Wilderness Survival Workshop at Godfrey’s Pond

We will be doing our 3rd annual Wilderness Survival workshop at Godfrey’s Pond on June 14th, 2014.  (Registration Form.)

Some Topics to be covered are:uvs140523-009

  • 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 14, 2014
Time: 10 AM- 4 PM
Location: Godfrey’s Pond, Batavia (Directions).
Cost: $50 (Contact us for family discount).

Pre-registration preferred. Registration is due by Friday, 6/13 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: Campfireshop.com_Wilderness_Survival_Workshop_GP_2014

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The SurvivalGuy

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Adam the SurvivalGuy

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I am an avid outdoorsman. I have been outdoors since I was a kid. I was in Boy Scouts until we moved during my junior year of high school. At which point I was Life rank starting to work toward Eagle. I have been camping, hunting, fishing, hiking as long as I can remember. I have done presentations and workshops with groups ranging from children to adults. I have done several presentations/demonstrations in regards to fire making and knot tying (most popular) and many other topics. I have worked with a variety of scouts and leaders. We had a preparedness group where we would discuss various topics related to being prepared, canning, gardening, natural disasters, etc. I truly enjoy sharing the knowledge I have with others.

2 Comments on “3rd Annual Wilderness Survival Workshop at Godfrey’s Pond

  1. Hey Adam, would like to get some of my guys to your class, but we have a campout already scheduled. I also missed the last couple gun shows. Here’s my problem, I’d like to catch up with you sometime in June and get some bracelet supplies for Josh to take to camp. If you could let me know when you may be available we can come to you or if everything is packed, that’s OK too. Look forward to hear from you. Have fun at your class. Thanks, Jeff

    • Jeff,
      I am looking into having another class later in the summer. The second class is going to be more intense and in a more remote/primitive setting. I will be putting the information on the site when and if we are able to work out all of the details.
      As for supplies most things are accessible. E-mail me or you can use the contact form and we can set something up.
      Thank you,
      Adam

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