Practical Hunting Skills and Certification (CORE + PAL) (6 Days, 5 Nights) • $925.00
Hunting should be a considered and specific act that deserves dedication, resolve and focus. Practical Hunting Skills and Certification (CORE + PAL) goes well beyond book-learning and exams to include pragmatic, hands-on training in field with professional hunters, wildlife experts and firearms specialists. Learn to move into and through the habitat of your chosen game; know that you are correctly equipped, mentally prepared and legally compliant. Be assured with your understanding of environmental risks and confident that you can make goal oriented decisions that will not only keep you safe but put you in the best possible place for success.
Exploration of Timeless Hunting Tools (1 Day) • $180.00
In the Exploration of Timeless Hunting Tools course, you will handle and practice with historic reproductions of ancient hunting tools such as long-bows, slings, spears and Atlatls. Our instructors will explain the historical context and fabrication of each weapon, as well as the underlying mechanisms and technique required for safe and successful manipulation of the tool. In exercises, with both stationary and moving targets, you will have an opportunity to apply your knowledge in context. Learn how these iconic symbols of our past can be used to feed and protect us in survival situations, being as effective today as they were for our ancestors.
Stalking and Tracking (6 Days, 5 Nights) • $925.00
The ability to read and interpret the signs of the passage of animals in their natural habits is one of the most important and rewarding skills of Bushcraft. In the Stalking and Tracking course, our instructors will teach you skills that will help you close with target species, move with stealth through all mediums and learn how to conceal and camouflage yourself properly.
Stone Age Hunting Tools and Weapons (6 Days, 5 Nights) • $1250.00
There is very little quite as beautiful as an efficient set of hunting tools that you have made yourself. In Stone Age Hunting Tools and Weapons, we will craft ancient hunting tools such as a long-bow, a spear, a sling-shot, arrows and arrowheads made with bone, antler and flint- bringing history alive with your own hands. These tools are works of art- their functionality and purpose; their balance and potential; their spiritual value; become more evident with each stroke you put into them.
Survival Trapping Strategies (6 Days, 5 Nights) • $1300.00
In Survival Trapping Strategies, you will study and build a number of simple, tested and proven traps (in a controlled, outdoor classroom workshop) and discuss various trapping strategies that would greatly enhance your chances of meeting your nutritional needs in a survival situation. Learn their history, scales, limitations and responsible use. In compliance with BC Wildlife Conservation laws, no traps will be set or left unsupervised during this course and no animals will be injured or trapped.