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  • Bushcraft & Survival Course
    Bushcraft & Survival Course
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, Jun 21
    Tennessee Ridge
    Jun 21, 2024, 9:00 AM CDT – Jun 22, 2024, 9:00 AM CDT
    Tennessee Ridge, 857 Freeman Fielder Rd, Tennessee Ridge, TN 37178, USA
    The Bushcraft & Survival Course covers a range of bushcraft and wilderness survival skills. Course participants focus on how to best utilize their gear and available natural resources to create sustainable short-term living situations in the wilderness. See course description for more details.
  • Bushcraft & Survival Course
    Bushcraft & Survival Course
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, Oct 11
    Tennessee Ridge
    Oct 11, 2024, 9:00 AM CDT – Oct 12, 2024, 9:00 AM CDT
    Tennessee Ridge, 857 Freeman Fielder Rd, Tennessee Ridge, TN 37178, USA
    The Bushcraft & Survival Course covers a range of bushcraft and wilderness survival skills. Course participants focus on how to best utilize their gear and available natural resources to create sustainable short-term living situations in the wilderness. See course description for more details.
  • Bushcraft & Survival Course
    Bushcraft & Survival Course
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, Nov 08
    Tennessee Ridge
    Nov 08, 2024, 9:00 AM CST – Nov 09, 2024, 9:00 AM CST
    Tennessee Ridge, 857 Freeman Fielder Rd, Tennessee Ridge, TN 37178, USA
    The Bushcraft & Survival Course covers a range of bushcraft and wilderness survival skills. Course participants focus on how to best utilize their gear and available natural resources to create sustainable short-term living situations in the wilderness. See course description for more details.
  • Bushcraft & Survival Course
    Bushcraft & Survival Course
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, Dec 06
    Tennessee Ridge
    Dec 06, 2024, 9:00 AM CST – Dec 07, 2024, 9:00 AM CST
    Tennessee Ridge, 857 Freeman Fielder Rd, Tennessee Ridge, TN 37178, USA
    The Bushcraft & Survival Course covers a range of bushcraft and wilderness survival skills. Course participants focus on how to best utilize their gear and available natural resources to create sustainable short-term living situations in the wilderness. See course description for more details.
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Bushcraft & Survival Course
Advanced Survival Course

Wilderness skills

 Step away from society and rediscover yourself through classroom instruction and realistic fieldcraft training.  Training level ranges from novice to advanced and everything in-between. 

Course dates are updated regularly. Payment secures admittance into the course. Submit the reservations form below and we will reach out to coordinate your experience. In addition to the courses listed below, we offer fully customizable training experiences to fit your specific needs at an additional cost. 

Bushcraft & Survival Course 
2 days / 1 night

Experience the thrill of harnessing your natural surroundings to thrive in the wilderness. This course is designed to equip wilderness enthusiasts with essential skills to create a sustainable short-term living situation using minimal gear and abundant natural resources. During this course, students will delve into the fundamentals of bushcraft and survival skills, empowering them to make the most of their surroundings. By honing their knowledge and abilities, participants will gain the confidence to navigate the wilderness and thrive in a self-reliant manner.

 

  • Gear Review: Learn effective packing methods to optimize your gear for wilderness adventures.

  • Fire Mastery: Discover techniques for gathering fire materials and mastering various fire starting methods.

  • Water Sourcing and Purification: Gain the skills to locate, purify, and store water safely in a wilderness setting.

  • Primitive Shelter Construction: Learn how to construct sturdy and comfortable shelters using natural and easily accessible materials.

  • Austere Medical Techniques: Acquire essential medical skills tailored to the demands of a wilderness environment.

  • Camp Cooking: Explore the art of cooking delicious meals over an open fire.

  • Knot Tying: Master essential knots for securing gear, constructing shelters, and various other bushcraft applications.

  • Bushcraft Camp Hacks: Discover new methods to enhance your bushcraft experience.

  • Emergency Survival and Evasion: Outsmarting natural and man-made challenges.


Embark on an unforgettable journey into the world of bushcraft and wilderness survival. Build resilience, resourcefulness, and self-reliance in the breathtaking embrace of nature. Reach out to us with any questions. We eagerly anticipate your arrival at the Bushcraft & Survival Course, where you'll witness the embodiment of strength, resilience, and unwavering determination. Get ready for an experience that will push your limits and forge you into an unstoppable force.

Required Items:

 

  • Seasonal Packing List (emailed to students after receipt of payment)

  • Signed Release of Liability Form (completed upon arrival)


Amplifying Information:

This course is designed to challenge participants to learn both physically and mentally. Access to vehicles will be allowed as appropriate during day one. Activities may include hiking 1-3 miles with essential gear, constructing and sleeping in shelters, processing firewood, engaging in bushcraft-related tasks, and sourcing and treating water from natural sources. Full participation is encouraged, and we strive to accommodate all attendees. If you have any medical conditions, please contact us in advance to discuss possible training modifications.

    Prerequisites: None

Advanced Survival Course 
3 days / 2 nights

Building on the foundational skills learned during the Bushcraft & Survival Course, the Advanced Survival Course takes training to the next level. The course begins with a brief overview of the Sojourner Wilderness Skills and includes the introduction of additional survival skills. Once prepared, students will be inserted into a simulated survival environment where their abilities will be put to the test. 

    Course Contents:

  • Studies listed in the Bushcraft & Survival Course

  • Map reading and land navigation

  • Route marking systems - How to avoid getting lost

  • Camp selection 

  • Survival test and scenario with limited supplies

    Required Items:

  • Seasonal Packing List (emailed to students after receipt of payment)

  • Signed Release of Liability Form (original copy)

  • Student Data Sheet (document is provided upon arrival)

    Amplifying Information:

This course is physically and emotionally demanding and can include hiking with a 50 +/- pound pack, being a passenger on watercraft and/or all-terrain vehicles, sleeping in a tent or shelter, processing firewood, conducting survival and camp-related activities, and treating and drinking water that is procured from nature. Full participation in the training is encouraged for students. Training modifications are available, through prior coordination, for students with medical conditions. It is our goal to accommodate anyone who desires to attend training. Please, feel free to contact us with any further questions.

    Prerequisites: Bushcraft & Survival Course

SOJOURNER FOCUS AREAS:

Initial Steps to Take in a Survival Situation

Emergency Response

- Dangerous Situations -

Knot Tying

Hunting - Fishing

Trapping - Gathering

Medical

Field Care

Marking Systems & Movement Techniques

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Handling Extreme Weather

Land Navigation

Shelter

Fire Building

Food Preparation

& Storage

Water Acquisition, Treatment & Storage

Experience Counts

Bushcraft and Survival school training scenarios are comprised of multi day, practical application of the individual training areas listed above. This is where survival skills are put to the test in a controlled environment. While there is inherent danger in any survival situation, participants will be closely monitored and assisted when necessary. Skilled advisors are made available to assist throughout the journey.

Contact SSO today to schedule custom training for individual, group, or even corporate team building events.

Training Reservation Request Form

Contact our Team

 Interested in refining your survival skills? Get in touch to learn more. 

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Train. Equip. Survive. Thrive.

 

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