Wilderness Awareness School: Overnight Summer Camps

    Details

    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Destination: United States
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Start: July, August
    • Session Length: One Week
    • Entering Grade: Below 6th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Outdoor Adventure
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17
    • Minimum Cost: $500 - $1,499
    • Call: (425) 788 1301
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    Overview

    Students (age 11-14 or 14-18) who attend the Wilderness Awareness School's week-long overnight summer camps learn how to survive overnight in the wilderness! You learn to build a fire from friction, identify and harvest edible and medicinal plants, cook over open fire and coals, and sleep in a natural shelter you build yourself.

    Wilderness Survival Overnight teaches survival skills while participants:

    • Make primitive friction fire kits
    • Cook over open fire and coals
    • Sleep in a natural shelter they build
    • Identify and harvest wild edibles
    • Craft fish spears, tools, baskets or ropeLearn the safe use of knives as and catch bull frogs
    • Pursue mad adventures off-trail
    • Connect with new friends

    Our instructional team features:

    • A 1:9 staff-student ratio
    • On-site director and volunteers who offer additional instructor support
    • Staff trained as Coyote Mentors, a widely-respected educational philosophy developed at the Wilderness Awareness School
    • Compassionate educators who encourage each child's respect for self, others and nature
    • Experienced Wilderness First Aid and CPR certified professionals
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