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Jacksonville, Florida Basecamp

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8220 Moncrief Rd West
Jacksonville, FL 32219 United States
401-632-1670

World-class wilderness and tactical survival training available in Jacksonville, Florida. With easy access for all of North Florida, Georgia and just minutes from the airport, our training location is a premiere setting at Eat Your Yard Jax, a privately-owned urban farm with access to nearly 1000 acres of Florida’s hardwood forrest. The site boast an edible nursery and modern conveniences such as running water, electricity and air-conditioned class room perfect for a break from those muggy summers. In addition to our lead-instructor, Joel Graves, our network of trainers in Jacksonville offers extensive knowledge and depth into a number of topics ranging from weapon making to permaculture.

December 2018

Build a Bamboo Horse Bow and Learn to Use It

December 15 @ 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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Outdoor Navigation

December 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jacksonville, Florida Basecamp, 8220 Moncrief Rd West
Jacksonville, FL 32219 United States
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Navigation Training

In American Survival Co.'s outdoor navigation class you will learn multiple techniques for wilderness navigation, so you can get yourself safely to your destination. This class is great for hikers, backpackers, hunters, campers and adventurers. However, outdoor navigation is useful in many survival situations for those who never expect to be lost or stranded in the wilderness, this skill set is extremely valuable for all people to hone. 

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Slingshot: Make and Learn To Shoot It

December 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jacksonville, Florida Basecamp, 8220 Moncrief Rd West
Jacksonville, FL 32219 United States
$45.00
Make a slingshot

Make a slingshot with American Survival Co. and learn how to shoot it in this short class. Using inexpensive, modern materials and common natural resources you will spend a few hours constructing a sling shot and learning proper shooting techniques.

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Intro to Survival

December 22 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Jacksonville, Florida Basecamp, 8220 Moncrief Rd West
Jacksonville, FL 32219 United States
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$90.00
wilderness survival fundamentals class

This one-day introduction to survival fundamentals is perfect for anyone just starting to learn survival techniques or an experienced adventurer who may want a quick refresher. As we examine the key components of survival: shelter, fire, water and food, students will also learn about survival psychology and signaling. This course is a great starting point, and the information can be life-saving in an emergency situation.

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January 2019

Urban Survival: Civilian SERE

January 18, 2019 @ 9:00 am - January 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Jacksonville, Florida Basecamp, 8220 Moncrief Rd West
Jacksonville, FL 32219 United States
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$350.00 – $650.00
SERE Training Jacksonville Florida

Our SERE course is developed from personal training in Naval special forces, omitting those elements which we are not legally able to provide to the civilian population. We further tailor the instruction to focus on the most common threats encountered by civilians both domestically and abroad.

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Build a Bamboo Recurve Bow from Raw Materials (2 Days)

January 26, 2019 @ 9:00 am - January 27, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Jacksonville, Florida Basecamp, 8220 Moncrief Rd West
Jacksonville, FL 32219 United States
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$220.00
Recurve Bamboo Bow Archery class

Make a high-performance horse bow and arrow from raw materials  and learn primitive archery in two days.

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Total Wilderness Survival – 5 Days

January 30, 2019 @ 8:00 am - February 3, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Jacksonville, Florida Basecamp, 8220 Moncrief Rd West
Jacksonville, FL 32219 United States
$499.00
Survival Training Florida

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? Total Wilderness Survival is a comprehensive study of the key elements of survival: shelter, water, fire and food (plus a few extras that could save your life). Students will learn to: Build a simple, modern shelter utilizing a tarp Techniques for building primitive shelters Multiple methods for building friction fires, including how to build a fire at…

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February 2019

Simple Survival: 3 Needs to Meet – 3 Tools To Do It

February 9, 2019 @ 9:00 am - February 10, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Jacksonville, Florida Basecamp, 8220 Moncrief Rd West
Jacksonville, FL 32219 United States
$220.00
Simple Survival Skills, Primitive Skills

Simple Survival is about developing survival skills to meet basic needs with a minimal toolset. With only a knife, pot and tarp, students will learn how to acquire food, water, shelter and make fire. They will leave being able to survive any terrain with a few simple tools.

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Build a Bamboo Horse Bow and Learn to Use It

February 24, 2019 @ 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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March 2019

Intro to Survival

March 2, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Jacksonville, Florida Basecamp, 8220 Moncrief Rd West
Jacksonville, FL 32219 United States
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$90.00 – $150.00
wilderness survival fundamentals class

This one-day introduction to survival fundamentals is perfect for anyone just starting to learn survival techniques or an experienced adventurer who may want a quick refresher. As we examine the key components of survival: shelter, fire, water and food, students will also learn about survival psychology and signaling. This course is a great starting point, and the information can be life-saving in an emergency situation.

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Modern Shelters: Lightweight, Durable Tarp Shelters for the Adventurer

March 3, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Jacksonville, Florida Basecamp, 8220 Moncrief Rd West
Jacksonville, FL 32219 United States
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$90.00 – $150.00
backpacking shelter

In an emergency situation you have 3 hours to secure shelter in extreme temperatures. Students learn to quickly make a shelter using a tarp. With a system of easy-to-learn knots, students will be able to construct reliable tarp shelters in a matter of minutes. We will explore a variety of tarp pitches for different environments and situations, to create the most effective shelter to withstand inclement weather. Our tarp pitches in Florida, even survived Hurricane Max and Irma with little…

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