Wilderness Survival and Safety (WSS) Level 1

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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.

Teaching points include (but not limited to)

  • Pre-trip planning and preparation
  • Equipment
  • Psychology of Survival
  • S.A.R. Response in Canada
  • The Survival Pattern
  • Environmental Injuries
  • Fire
  • Shelters
  • Signals
  • Water and Food

Intended audience

General public, Preppers, Outdoor enthusiasts, Snowmobilers, ATV riders, Hunters, Sport and Commercial fisherman, Canoeists, Hikers, Mushroom and Berry pickers, Ice road travelers, Back country and Remote workers.

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

Group rates available

Wilderness Survival and Safety (WSS) Level 2

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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.

Practical training includes (but not limited to)

  • First Aid: Awareness is the key!
  • Fire: Multiple methods under varying conditions.
  • Shelter: Varying types, materials, placements, and the pros & cons of each.
  • Signals: Being seen is being rescued! (flares, mirrors, flags etc.)
  • Water: Purification tabs, pumps, filters, when and where.
  • Food: Passive techniques for harvesting common plants and animals.

Intended audience

General public, Preppers, Outdoor enthusiasts, Snowmobilers, ATV riders, Hunters, Sport and Commercial fisherman, Canoeists, Hikers, Mushroom and Berry pickers, Ice road travelers, Back country and Remote workers.

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

Group rates available

Wilderness Survival and Safety (WSS) Level 3

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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?

Practical Training includes (but not limited to)

  • First Aid - Awareness is the key!!!!
  • Fire - Multiple methods under varying conditions.
  • Shelter - Varying types, materials, placements and the pros & cons of each.
  • Signals - Being seen is being rescued! (flares, mirrors, flags etc.)
  • Water - Purification tabs, pumps, filters, when and where.
  • Food - Passive techniques for harvesting common plants and animals.

Intended audience

General public, Preppers, Outdoor enthusiasts, Snowmobilers, ATV riders, Hunters, Sport and Commercial fisherman, Canoeists, Hikers, Mushroom and Berry pickers, Ice road travelers, Back country and Remote workers.

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.

Group rates available