Workshops

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Wilderness Survival Training can be the difference between life and death.

Our Survival Workshops are designed to give people who are unable to take a week or whole weekend off the opportunity to attend our Wilderness Survival Course for a partial day Saturday or Sunday.  These workshops consist of Sheltercraft, Firecraft, Water Procurement, Foodcraft, and Tools Class.

We host regular workshops every month to include survival basics,  wilderness self-aid, plant walks, herbal apothecary (medicine),  bowyer (bow building), camp cooking, navigation, escape and evasion, tracking, still-hunting, modern trapping, kayaking and canoeing, and numerous other workshops.  Check out our upcoming events or contact us to schedule a workshop.


Upcoming Workshops



Building Your Own Bug Out Bag

$0.00 (FREE)

Thursday, March 01, 2018
Class Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Trail Blazer Survival School will teach you how to assemble an expertly researched bug out bag that will include the items you need for a variety of emergency or survival scenarios.  The class will be held at Park Place Children's Center's meeting room in Simpsonville, SC. Course Content

Follow the link above to register, Class begins at 7:00 PM at Park Place Children's Center located at 205 Batesville Rd., Simpsonville, SC 29681



DIY Fire Kit for Your Bug Out Bag

$0.00 (FREE)

Thursday, March 22, 2018
Class Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Trail Blazer Survival School will teach you how make your own DIY fire kit, practical uses for fire, types of tinder, keeping your DIY fire kit dry and more!

The class will be held at Park Place Children's Center's meeting room in Simpsonville, SC.  Course Content

Follow the link above to register, Class begins at 7:00 PM at Park Place Children's Center located at 205 Batesville Rd., Simpsonville, SC 29681



Edible Plants Day Class

$73.14 (Includes shuttle ride to training camp
$62.54 (Class Only)

April 7th, 2018
Class Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Bus Depart/Return: 8:30am- 3:30pm

Trail Blazer Survival School will be offering an edible plants class at its Union, SC campground location. A qualified instructor will teach participants how to find, identify, and the use of native SC plants found during a wood walk. The class will cost $69.00 for those in the Greenville area who would like to ride to the Union camp in Trail Blazer's 13 passenger bus. The bus will depart from Simpsonville, SC at 8:30am and return at 3:300pm . For those who would prefer to drive to the Union Camp themselves the class will cost $59.00. The class will begin at 10:00 and end 2:00. This course will be very interactive and informative including hands on instruction with the wild plants that grow on Trail Blazer's property. A box lunch and bottle of water will be provided.

Book now!
Follow the link above to register (INCLUDES BUS RIDE)
Trail Blazer's Bus will depart from Admin office located at 205 Batesville Rd., Suite 2 Simpsonville, SC 29681 at 8:30 AM

Book now!
Follow the link above to register (NO BUS RIDE)
Class begins at 10:00 AM at Trail Blazer's Union Campground located at 1103 Jeter Cemetery Road Union, SC 29379


FAVORITES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST (4 person min.)



Cookcraft3Camp Cooking

Learn primitive and pioneer cooking methods.

This course teaches you how to properly handle meat to avoid cross contamination, process wild game (fish/small animal), different cook methods to include: coal cooking, ash cakes, stone cooking, stone boiling, mud bake, cooking stands, dakota fire pit, dutch ovens, and much more.

4 hours $49.00 pp


navcraftNavigation

Learn to correctly read a map and compass, and terrain associate.

This course teaches the basics of navigation with and without a map.  We will go over map and compass reading, taking bearings, terrain association, pace counting, navigation techniques, natural navigation methods, and more.

4 hours $49.00 pp


 

trapSurvival Trapping & Food Procurement

Learn modern and primitive trapping along with various other food procurement methods.

This course teaches you dozens of different primitive traps and trigger mechanisms. Students will learn how to use and build multiple hunting implements.  We will also cover how to cook wild game, and identify wild edibles.

4 hours $49.00 pp


tracking

Tracking

Learn to identify animal tracks and determine size, weight, and gate of an animal.

This course teaches you the principles of tracking to include, print identification, substrate analysis, animal habits and habitats, nature awareness, how to use a tracking stick, types of animal sign and how to distinguish them.

1 Day Course $99.00 pp