Our young survivors came together quite well.  We have 6 young men that joined us for this week.  That is an awesome number, because we are able to do some customizing of the program.  Our campers get a bit more one on one instruction with the counselors. The first night, our campers stayed in the yurt.  They learned fire building skills and water purification.  The counselors made dinner and then bedded down for the night. Monday brought on some exciting lessons.  Shelter building, small game processing, other wild edibles, and some wilderness games filled the day.  Our young survivors stayed in their homemade natural shelters for the night.  Unfortunately, they […]

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The team of survival campers made it though their overnight.  It led them all into a fun and exciting rappel down beside high falls.  Tonight will consist of a cookout dinner with hamburgers and hotdogs.  They all worked hard and are now taking advantage of a little relaxing time.  At the closing campfire, we will award each of our young survivors with a survival camp t-shirt and a select badge/patch to put on their backpacks for their future expeditions.  It was an awesome week, and it was so amazing to see them come together as a team.  Looking forward to seeing each and every one of them back next year […]

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Our young survivors have come together so well.   They started their experience by learning lessons such as fire building, water purification, shelter building, and small game processing.  They all slept in their natural shelters overnight.  It was a little rainy, but they all battled through it with good attitudes and teamwork. Yesterday was their “mountain day”.  This consisted of learning to read maps and compasses, their pacing for distance and time, and navigating up and down a fairly difficult ridge.  They all had an opportunity to rappel, go across the tyrolean traverse, and finishing with our commando crossing.  This is a 1 rope bridge crossing.  Again, our young survivors […]

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