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.