“The ultimate survival course for our young adventurers”

“Discover nature’s grocery store by learning how to find edible food in the wild”


Learn how to survive and become a professional junior RANGER.

This course will teach kids how to survive on their own in the outdoors.

This beginners course is not an endurance course but is conducted in a safe and comfortable bush camp where you will learn all the important skills and enjoy a day in the outdoors.

The JUNIOR RANGER course consists of 6x classes of 4-hours each. The course is run on a saturday morning from 09h00 – 13h00 on the scheduled dates as per the NEXT COURSE DATES tab on this page.

This is a STASA (Survival Training Association of South Africa) course and kids will receive official certification for their CV ! This course is open to kids under the age of 16 years. 

Course Information

R795 x 6 / R3995-00

STASA certification and course badge included.

2022 Course dates

4 June / 3 September – FIRE

18 June / 17 September – SHELTER

9 July / 1 October – FOOD

30 July / 16 October- WATER

6 August / 5 November – RESCUE

20 August / 19 November – FIRST AID

4-hours from 09h00 – 13h00. 

Starts: 09h00
Ends: 13h00

This course is open to kids under the age of 16.

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or EFT Direct bank transfer.

E-mail us at sales@boswa.co.za for invoice and banking details.

Either pay R795 per 4-hour class or take advantage of our R3995 once off payment for all 6 classes and save R775 !


Frequently Asked Questions

This course is available at any of our training branches. Please visit our BRANCHES page to find the nearest branch to your location.

You will not eat insects and weird foods unless you want to try it when we find it.

This is a 1-day course and you do not sleep over on this course.

No, you do not need to be fit to do this course as the skills learned does not require any physical activity. You do the skills at your own pace.

You do not need expensive kit to do the course. Download your free printable course kit checklist below to check if you have the required kit items.

If you are not sure of a kit item, please contact us and we will gladly advise.

You will need a knife and firesteel to practice the skills.

This course is open to any kid under the age of 16 years.

Yes. This course is STASA (Survival Training Association of South-Africa) certified and you can add the qualification to your CV. 

Skills you will acquire on this Junior Ranger course:

  • How to make a safe fire.
  • How to build a natural shelter.
  • How to find wild food.
  • How to make water safe to drink.
  • How to get rescued.
  • How to treat injuries in the outdoors.
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