Health, Physical Education and Recreation | Survival Skills
R110 | 26471 | Dave Calvin


Class Time: October 5 & 7 in the Redbud Tree Suite in the IMU
(Attendance at class is required to attend dates)

Travel Dates:  October 9-10, 2004

Location:  Hoosier National Forest, IN

Description:  This course is designed to introduce you to basic earth
living skills (i.e. fire by friction, shelter building etc.) to help
one live comfortably in a back country setting.  This course combines
both hands on learning and classroom instruction.  Most of the course
will be spent in a wilderness setting using experiential education
components and the portion will be taught from readings,
presentations, and lecture.

Books: Tom Brown's Guide to Wilderness Survival, by Tom Brown.

Assignments:  Readings and three page paper

Evaluation:  30% skill demonstration, 20% expedition behavior, 30%
written examination, 20% three page paper

Additional Fee:  The additional fee for the class is $150, which
includes transporation, food, and group gear.