SURVIVE- Wilderness & Urban Survival course descriptions

Wilderness Survival

This two-day course teaches you the skill-set needed to survive in austere environments. Instruction includes land navigation with map/compass and GPS, water procurement, traps and snares set-up, various fire-starting methods, and semi-permanent shelter building. These skills are designed to keep you alive until help arrives and or you make it to safety. This is the perfect opportunity to learn new skills or test your bug-out gear.

Urban Survival

This two-day course focuses on improving your safety, awareness, and ability to react on “the streets” or when traveling to unsafe or unknown parts of the world. This course covers the full spectrum of conflict escalation from avoidance to drawing from concealed carry. Instruction includes situational awareness, hand-to-hand combat, armed vs. unarmed, non-lethal techniques and defensive handgun.

Ladies Urban Survival

This five-day course is specifically designed for women. Similar to our Urban Survival program, this woman-taught course focuses on identifying potential danger before it occurs, female-specific techniques and tactics to counter aggression, and various use-of-force options. *Course can be modified to exclude shooting and combatives to create Four-Day and Three-Day courses and Two-Day seminar.

NRA Refuse To Be A Victim

This four-hour seminar is NRA’s award-winning crime prevention program. NRA’s Refuse To Be A Victim® program teaches the tips and techniques you need to be alerted to dangerous situations and to avoid becoming a victim. The single most important step toward ensuring your own safety is having a personal safety strategy in place before you need it.

Search and Rescue Land Navigation/Orienteering

Depending on your group’s needs, this course teaches basic to advanced land navigation and orienteering. Get your team to the next level to locate, access and rescue the injured or lost.

Search and Rescue Rope Rescue Operations

Rope Rescue Operations will consist of basic knots and anchor systems, safety factors, equipment familiarization, constructing a low angle rescue system, lowering /raising operations, mechanical advantage, litter attendant responsibilities, guiding line ops, using anchor systems, use of tag lines, patient packaging, vertical rescue systems, use of artificial high directionals, patient pick-offs, and equipment inspection and maintenance. We offer basic through the highest level of this discipline through the services of North 40 Rescue, or talk to them directly to help train your team at

**All of our Wilderness and Urban Survival course costs will be available when we schedule and advertise our courses on our training calendar. If you are interested in inquiring about a course that is not on our schedule, please call.