Bushcraft, Survival, & Wilderness Living Skills
Consider the Definitions below, then choose your adventure:
Bushcraft (or Woodcraft) - Bushcraft is about surviving and thriving in the natural environment, and the acquisition of skills and knowledge to do so. Bushcraft skills include; firecraft, tracking, hunting, shelter building, the use of tools such as knives and axes, foraging, hand-carving wood, container construction from natural materials, rope and twine-making, and many others.
Modern Survival - skills required to deal with sudden, short-term, and life threatening situations when participating in outdoor pursuits and working in remote areas. Also sudden life threatening situations such as plane crashes, battlefields, disasters, famine, and other traumatic situations.
Wilderness Living Skills - Denotes skills and experience in matters relating to living and thriving in the woods -- such as hunting, fishing, and camping, homesteading, permaculture, and hobby farming.
Outdoor Education - Experiential learning in, for, or about the outdoors. Can include; nature awareness, plant and animal identification, hiking, snowshoeing, biking, climbing, canoeing, birding, camping, environmental education, conservation education, adventure education, school camping, wilderness therapy, and more.
Primitive Technology or Primitive Skills Skills and experience gained from studying and practising innovative human developments from ancient to pre-modern, and how they were utilized in their relevant time period, to help cultures and societies live and advance.
Winter Hot Tenting/ Camping Introduction
February 3-5, 2023
Learn about clothing, footwear, tents, stoves, snowshoes, cookwear, and freight toboggons. Comfortable base camp at Nature Alive Adventure Centre.
Animal Tracking Workshop - Winter
February 25 & March 11, 2023
Learn to read and understand animal tracks, trails, and signs.
Life on the Trap Line
Cost - $1100
Understand animal tracks, trails, and signs. Discover how to set traps for various animals, locate prime areas for trapping success, process animals and prepare hides for a multitude of uses.
Nearly 90% of our courses and trips arise from groups and individuals contacting us, and hiring us specifically for their needs.
We would like to build a custom adventure for your group
Brain Tanning Animal Hides
April 28 - 30, 2023
Cost - $200
Learn the step by step process to tan an animal pelt into a soft and beautiful fur.