Land Navigation Training

Land Navigation

Duration 2 Full Days

Cost $300 per person + tax

Prerequisites  Proper equipment and environmental clothing as per Kit list

If there is one sure way to end up in a survival situation, it’s getting lost in the wilderness. This course is designed to give you a working knowledge of map, compass and GPS. Day one will be theoretical training mixed with some short practical exercises. Day two will start with a quick review followed by a full day of outdoor navigation. After this course you will have the confidence and skills to venture into the wilderness whether for work or play.

Group rates available

wilderness first aid course

Wilderness First Aid

Duration 40 hrs including overnight

Cost $500 per person + tax

Prerequisites Proper equipment and environmental clothing as per Kit list, and an open mind

Advanced Wilderness / Remote First Aid is a course for those who work, explore, or just play in isolated or wilderness settings. It covers advanced strategies for providing extended care (more than 40 hours) in all environmental conditions. The course is taught in an outdoor setting with realistic outdoor injuries as the main focus of the training. We have improved the Red Cross First Aid training with overnight patient care for realism and emphasis on casualty extrication methods that work.

Group rates available

Wildlife awareness and predator safety course

Wildlife Awareness and Predator Safety

Duration 8 hours

Cost $200 per person + tax

Prerequisites  Proper equipment and environmental clothing as per Kit list, the Canadian firearms safety course isn’t mandatory but strongly recommended.

Whether working or playing in the wilderness, this course is a must. Predators can be a real threat especially to the sick, injured, young, and for dogs accompanying humans in the wild.  Most remote cabins, lodges and workers have non-lethal and lethal ways of protecting themselves from agressive animals. These non-lethal and lethal tools are stored on hand. There is a reason for this, it pays to be prepared. This course is mainly hands on and outdoors, so dress accordingly and bring extra clothes.

Group rates available

Aviation Survival

Aviation / Air Crew Survival Level 1

Duration 2 Days

Day One 8 hours of instruction and practical demonstrations
Day Two 8 hours of outdoor instruction and participation

Cost  $300 (+ tax)

Prerequisites

  • Proper equipment and environmental clothing as per Kitlist
  • Open mind

This course is two days of informative learning with group discussions. All of the training is scenario based. Whether fixed wing or rotary wing, single engine or multi engine, our information and training is applicable. This course is also about leadership under less than ideal circumstances.

Our instructors possess knowledge with experience. Our background is in military aviation and Search and Rescue (see instructor biographies).

 

Aviation Survival Course
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Wilderness Survival and Safety (WSS) Levels 1-4

Level 1

Duration 1 Day (8 hrs. of lectures w/ hands on activities)

Cost $125 per person + tax

Prerequisites:  Proper equipment and environmental clothing as per Kit list

Learn the basics of surviving in the wilderness. Our training is based on the current Canadian Air Force doctrine. This course is both informative and entertaining through real life examples. The basic principles learned, can be used in all environments whether it’s land, marine or urban based emergencies. Ask questions, handle equipment and start fires.

 

Level 2

Duration 1 Day (8 hrs of outdoor instruction and participation)

Cost $150 per person + tax

Prerequisites  ICSOS WSS Level 1, Proper equipment and environmental clothing as per Kit list, and an open mind

Apply all the knowledge you learned in the WSS Level 1 course! This fun filled day outdoors includes practical training and hands on experience using the best equipment on the market. Practice starting fires using various materials, learn to find water and make it safe to drink, and actually build a survival shelter that you could sleep in.

 

Level 3

Duration 2 Full Days including overnight

Cost $250 per person + tax

Prerequisites  ICSOS WSS Level 1 & 2, Proper equipment and environmental clothing as per Kit list, and an open mind

Get a real taste of survival! Imagine building your own survival shelter, sitting around a crackling fire that you built, watching the stars, and sipping on hot wild rose hip tea. Those are only a few of the things you will do during this course. Spend two full days and one night in a beautiful wilderness setting, learning to survive. Definitely a weekend you won't forget! So you think you have enough firewood to last the night?

Group rates available

Advanced Wilderness Survival (Level 4)

Duration 5 full days (Monday to Friday)

Cost $1000 per person (+ tax)

Prerequisites

  • Basic navigation skills
  • Emergency First Aid Training (minimum)
  • Proper equipment and environmental clothing as per Kitlist

Are you looking for a life altering experience? Would you like to know if you have what it takes to survive?

This 5 day adventure will give you a new perspective on life.  You will appreciate the more basic comforts civilization has to offer.

We will have two days of advanced survival instruction which leads to a 3 day solo survival adventure. You will experience some or all of the enemies of survival. This experience is very similar to a vision quest. Passive survival is the name of the game and advanced techniques will be introduced.

Cold Water immersion Training

Cold Water Immersion

Duration 8 hours

Cost $300 per person + tax

Prerequisites none

Being prepared makes the difference. 2 ½ km snowshoe walk thru scenic shield country that follows a meandering river into an area with waterfalls and a cabin with wood stove.

We teach our students how to overcome an unexpected plunge into natures ice and water. Our ex-military instructors teach you the 1-10-1 principle and three different ways to pull yourself to safety with or without help.
If you are on the ice in winter this is a great course to prepare you for possible danger. The experience is topped off with warm bush tea and soup served by our training interns and stories by the fire.

Group rates available

Aviation / Air Crew Survival Level 2

Duration 3 Days with overnight

Day One  8 hours of instruction and practical demonstrations
Day Two 8 hours of outdoor instruction and participation
Overnight 16 hours of concurrent activity
Day Three 8 hours of outdoor instruction & participation

Cost  $450 (+ tax)

Prerequisites

  • Proper equipment and environmental clothing as per Kitlist
  • Open mind

This course is three full days of learning with an overnight.
We will provide you with a “safe” overnight survival experience.
How to avoid costly mistakes when it counts.
What it takes to assist in your own rescue, should the need arise.
A real team building opportunity and a perfect way to field test equipment!
Experience is the best educator!

Our instructors possess knowledge with experience. Our background is in military aviation and Search and Rescue (see instructor biographies).

Group rates available