March 30th thru 31st, 2019
8 am to 4 pm each day

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The 2-day Essential Wilderness Survival Course teaches students the basics of survival.  This class is designed to develop the skills needed to survive a 72-hour emergency situation. There are two days of instruction with an optional third day to enjoy yourself around camp. Set up your tent and spend the night, fish from our lake after each class, hike our beautiful trails, and relax at our central camp fire. Course Content


Applied Survival CourseApplied Wilderness Survival    

October 3rd thru 6th, 2019
8 am to 5 pm each day

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The 4-day Applied Wilderness Survival Course is designed to teach you the skills necessary to survive any situation with confidence.   The training includes; shelter building, water procurement, fire making, food procurement, and tools and cordage. Applied Course Content


AdvancedAdvanced Wilderness Survival

March 6th thru 10th, 2019
8 am to 5 pm each day

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The 5-day Advanced Wilderness Survival Course takes students beyond survival, and into a state of self-reliance, fully capable of living long-term in the wild with nothing but your skills. This course is intended to prepare individuals to go out into nature and live for extended periods of time. Advanced Course Content


Wilderness Survival Weekend

$149.00 (Introductory Price)

Every Weekend!

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The 2-day/1-night Wilderness Survival Weekend takes participants through an authentic survival experience. Follow our qualified instructors into the wilderness for hands-on experience in what it takes to live in the wild. This is not a course -- rather, it’s an adventure! Participants and instructors alike will create their own shelters and procure their own food and water. By the end of the weekend participants will have truly thrived in the wild on their own merit. This course is great for newcomers to the survival and bushcraft community, as well as experienced individuals looking to truly test their skills in a safe setting.  More Information



Edible Plants Day Class

Shuttle ride to site available
$62.54 (Class Only)

April 6th, 2019
Class Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Bus Depart/Return: 8:30am- 3:30pm

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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 $74.00 (plus 6% fee) for those in the Greenville area who would like to ride to the Union camp in Trail Blazer's 12 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 (plus 6% fee). 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.

Class begins at 10:00 AM at Trail Blazer's Union Campground located at 1103 Jeter Cemetery Road Union, SC 29379


Bug Out Workshop


February 2 , 2019
Class Time: 6:00pm - 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. Class begins at 6:00 PM at Park Place Children's Center located at 205 Batesville Rd., Simpsonville, SC 29681   Course Content


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$25, $50, $100 or Create your own amount.

All Available Classes and Adventures

Looking to get your special someone that perfect gift, or maybe you have that individual that is impossible to buy for, consider giving them the gift that could one day save their life.  Survival classes and outdoor adventures are fun and exciting.  This will be one gift they won't forget.

Classes are subject to availability, so be sure to register in advance when using a gift certificate to pay for a class.

2019 Summer Camps


Trail Blazer Survival School is the ultimate summer camp destination in the Greenville, South Carolina area. Drop your kid(s) off at our office in Simpsonville (Five Forks) where they will be transported to exciting places to learn new skills, and then be returned for you to pick up. Due to the nature of our training students must be 10 to 14 years of age. Course Content