Begin your journey of discovery on this weekend survival course where you will learn all the principles of survival from a safe and comfortable outdoor bush camp where you will sleep on the ground under a waterproof survival shelter.
Survival skills are expertly demonstrated and explained by our instructors before you try the skills yourself. This course is structured to allow student interaction with the instructor to encourage a student to challenge his/her own abilities and to master skills at their own pace. Anyone is welcome to join this course regardless of age or ability and no previous experience is required.
WHAT SKILLS WILL I LEARN ON THIS COURSE ?
Life saving survival priorities.
Survival principles and applications in the field.
Selecting and packing a personal field survival kit.
Safe knife handling and cutting techniques.
Natural tinder preparation.
Fire-steel fire-lighting techniques.
Survival shelters and thermal regulation.
Edible plants and animals.
Traps and snares.
Primitive and modern fire-lighting techniques including friction fire.
Survival fire-bread preparation
Making rope from plants
Water collection, filtration and purification.
Nature signs and navigation.
Emergency rescue signals.
Course Duration : 2 Days / 1 Night ( Saturday 08h00 – Sunday 12h00 )
Course Price : R1295-00 (Food rations, logbook, certification and course badge included )
2020 Course dates : 16-17 May / 6-7 June / 4-5 July / 1-2 August / 5-6 September / 3-4 October / 7-8 November / 5-6 December
This course is run from a safe and comfortable bush camp in a natural outdoor environment. You will sleep on the ground under a waterproof survival shelter and eat meals from a survival ration pack.
You can choose from 4 different locations where we run this course. BOSWA BASECAMP in Gauteng at the foothills of the MAGALIESBERG mountains, BOSWA LIMPOPO close to Bela-Bela, BOSWA MPUMALANGA close to Nelspruit or BOSWA KZN in Newcastle.