SURVIVAL CAMPS

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Survival camps:

Program:  Survival & Tracking skills

  • Making Fire: from bic’s to sticks including paper and wood matches, lighters, metal matches, magnesium, chemicals, optics, parabolics, flint and steel, bow-drills, hand-drills, natural tinder bundles, techno tinder’s, fire as a tool, fire safety, fire physics, and safely extinguishing a fire.
  • Getting Water: from solar, bag and tree stills, reverse stills, dew stills, Indian wells, water disinfection methods from stones to halogens, flavoring options, maximal hydration tips for optimal performance in hot or cold weather, natural and human indicators for finding water in the back-country, desert survival gear, body water requirements for men and women, preventing dehydration and hyponatremia and more.
  • Building Shelter: from natural materials and survival kit components; where, what, why and how to build in desert and mountain terrain, sleeping warm or cool, effectively using space blankets, garbage bags and tarps, and how to choose and wear desert and mountain clothing to prevent hypothermia and hyperthermia
  • Signaling for Rescue: with homemade and store bought signal mirrors and tin whistles, can lids, CD ROMs, sound, smoke, ground to air signals. and activating the Search and Rescue system
  • Survival Physiology and Psychology: efficient and effective trip planning, recognizing survival priorities in hot and cold climates, dealing with fear in yourself and others, and preparing and packing survival kits for desert and mountain regions
  • Wild Edible Plants: the truth about wild plants as a food source for short or long-term survival, demystifying New Hampshire’s many life-zone’s, pre-historic hunter-gatherers vs. planting societies, basal metabolic rate requirements for men and women, identifying, harvesting, processing and eating wild plants and exploring the use of some wild medicinal plants.
  • Using topographic maps & compass
  • Using Sun and stars for celestial navigation
  • Using MyPASS -  a web-based program which allows you to inform friends, family, and other outdoors men & women of your location afield for safety, privacy, and emergency response
  • Using GPS systems

Objectives:

         You will develop your awareness

         self-reliance

         confidence

         survival and tracking skills

         deep connection, and respect for nature & the outdoors

  

Type of camp

 

in group or one-to-one

Age

 

5-18

Period: Summer, Fall,  Winter, Spring

 

Weekly. Maximum- 4 weeks
Availability: inquiry by email info@topclasstutors.org

Starting date

 

Any time, Upon availability

Rates per week
Age: 6-18

 

Residential: € 2395 – Included: trainings

Travel arrangements

 

On request email: info@TopClassTutors.org

Language of instruction

 

English, Dutch, German, Russian

Staff

 

University/Sport academy Master or PhD degrees, in possession of a First Aid diploma

Training Monday-Sunday

 

Full day

Subjects
Select 3 hours per day

 

Martial arts, rappelling, survival techniques, night dropping, shooting, cooking, diving, shooting, fitness, Judo, boxing, horse riding, golf, soccer, football, yoga, positive & critical  thinking and effective communication trainings.

 

Homework preparation

 

Afternoon

Accommodation

 

Boarding house AEIS, Hotels & Spa resorts

Per room:
Age: 5-19

 


2 students maximum

Food

 

Predominantly Organic, International

Specific needs, per week

 

Yes, e.g. Islamic & Jewish and others,  additional fee:€ 170

Hot meals

 

 Yes

Flights to/from Amsterdam

 

Can be arranged upon request, also supervised by the staff to any location worldwide

Airport Pick-up/Drop off per person

 

Yes
Rates: € 25, one way

Enrolment

 

    Apply online

Location  The Netherlands

Location Malta

 

Location Canada

 

Location USA

 

Amstelveen or Limburg

Sliema or Golden Bay, Malta

 

Vancouver Island

 

New Hampshire and other

Survival camp locations

 

Malta, USA, Canada, The Netherlands