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September 2018

Wilderness Survival & Fishing

September 15 @ 9:00 am - September 16 @ 5:00 pm
NW Arkansas Basecamp (Rockford Grange), Country Rd SE9062
Powell, MO 65730 United States
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$220.00
Wilderness Survival and Fishing

You’ve found yourself stranded in the wilderness, it happens to more than 2,000 people every year. Do you have the skills to survive? Wilderness Survival and Fishing takes you through the four basic necessities of survival: shelter, water, fire and food with an extra emphasis on sustenance fishing and modern fishing techniques. Students will explore multiple fire methods, covering how to make fire at night and in different shelter types. They will also learn water procurement and filtration, as well as becoming familiar with local plant life that can be beneficial for nutrition or medicine.

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Edible & Medicinal Plant Walk

September 20 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
NW Arkansas Basecamp (Rockford Grange), Country Rd SE9062
Powell, MO 65730 United States
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$15.00
Plant Walk

Take a walk on the weedy and the wild side. Trek through the woods and around our base camps for approximately two hours, identifying edible and medicinal plants that are readily available in your area. Learn the benefits and modern uses for these plants, as well as how indigenous cultures used every day weeds as essential medicine and cooking ingredients.

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Friday Night Fire

September 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Jacksonville, Florida Basecamp, 8220 Moncrief Rd West
Jacksonville, FL 32219 United States
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$25.00
Fire Making Class

Join American Survival for an evening of fire starting. The goal of this evening is to focus on and apply fire starting techniques. Each meet up will highlight a different technique and fire lay. Being well versed with fire is a huge asset to wilderness living and survival skills. Join us for hands on experience in a laid back, no-pressure setting, while enjoying the company of people with shared interest. Guaranteed to learn something new every time. This is great…

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Edible & Medicinal Plant Walk

September 30 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Jacksonville, Florida Basecamp, 8220 Moncrief Rd West
Jacksonville, FL 32219 United States
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$20.00
Plant Walk

Take a walk on the weedy and the wild side. Trek through the woods and around our base camps for approximately two hours, identifying edible and medicinal plants that are readily available in your area. Learn the benefits and modern uses for these plants, as well as how indigenous cultures used every day weeds as essential medicine and cooking ingredients. You will leave with a valuable knowledge of every day weeds that can be brought into your kitchens and medicine…

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October 2018

Cast Net Fishing Class

October 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jacksonville, Florida Basecamp, 8220 Moncrief Rd West
Jacksonville, FL 32219 United States
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$40.00
Cast Net Fishing Class

In this class you will learn about Cast-net fishing, one of the more sustainable methods of recreational or sport fishing. A cast net is usually small enough to be operated by one person. It is round or oval, and can be thrown, or cast, over a large area. Weights on the side of the net help it sink, catching any sea creatures inside.

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Handline Fishing Class

October 13 @ 1:00 pm
Jacksonville, Florida Basecamp, 8220 Moncrief Rd West
Jacksonville, FL 32219 United States
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$40.00
Handline Fishing

Learn handline fishing in Jacksonville, Florida. Handline fishing or handlining, is a fishing technique where a single fishing line is held in the hands. It is not to be confused with handfishing. One or more fishing lures or baited hooks are attached to the line. A hook, fishing lure, or a fishing jig and many times a weight and/or a fishing float can be attached to the line. Handlining is among the oldest forms of fishing and is commonly practiced throughout the world today.

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Edible & Medicinal Plant Walk

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
NW Arkansas Basecamp (Rockford Grange), Country Rd SE9062
Powell, MO 65730 United States
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$15.00
Plant Walk

Take a walk on the weedy and the wild side. Trek through the woods and around our base camps for approximately two hours, identifying edible and medicinal plants that are readily available in your area. Learn the benefits and modern uses for these plants, as well as how indigenous cultures used every day weeds as essential medicine and cooking ingredients.

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November 2018

Atlatl: Make & Learn to Use An Atlatl Like Matt Graham

November 4 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Jacksonville, Florida Basecamp, 8220 Moncrief Rd West
Jacksonville, FL 32219 United States
$90.00
Make an atlatl, learn to use it in Jacksonville Florida

Construct an atlatl from natural materials in this one-day class at American Survival Co. in Jacksonville, Florida. With this primitive weapon, you can learn to hunt and fish like Matt Graham.  The Atlatl has been used since the earliest civilizations. This quick, powerful throwing spear that offers more range than a javelin, but is easier to make and master than bow, allowing you to have a handy weapon for obtaining protein. With a spur on one end and a handle…

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Plant Walk & Outdoor Navigation

November 24 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
Jacksonville, Florida Basecamp, 8220 Moncrief Rd West
Jacksonville, FL 32219 United States
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$20.00 – $50.00
Plant walk florida and Arkansas

Learn the benefits and modern uses for these plants, as well as how indigenous cultures used every day weeds as essential medicine and cooking ingredients. You will leave with a valuable knowledge of every day weeds that can be brought into your kitchens and medicine cabinets.

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Build a Bamboo Horse Bow and Learn to Use It

November 24 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Jacksonville, Florida Basecamp, 8220 Moncrief Rd West
Jacksonville, FL 32219 United States
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$90.00
Build a Bamboo Horse Bow in One Day

Make a high-performance horse bow and arrow with your hands and learn primitive archery all in one day. We have partnered with Dave Mead Longbows to provide hand-crafted kits for a unique, primitive bow with impressive quality at an affordable price. Upon completion of our class you will leave with a great shooting bow, handmade arrow and the skills required to use them effectively.

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