Health, Physical Education and Recreation | Wilderness Living Skills
R110 | 22681 | D. Calvin
CLASS TIME: Second 8 weeks, Mondays from 4:00-6:00 PM in the HPER
LOCATION: South Central, IN
DESCRIPTION: This class introduces many of the more artistic
skills used by native peoples throughout the world, such as
flintknapping, bow making, hide-tanning, basketry, herbal medicine,
beadwork, natural dyes and advanced fire techniques. Students spend
the first hour of each class session as a whole class learning a new
topic. For the remainder of time students will break into groups to
work on a specific skill of their choosing. Each student will leave
this class feeling introduced to a wide range of skills and having
completed at least one or two projects.
BOOKS: Course packet to be distributed first day of class
ASSIGNMENTS: Readings and reflective paper.
EVALUATION: 30% skill demonstration, 20% expedition behavior,
30% written examination and 20% three page paper.
ADDITIONAL FEE: The additional fee for the class is $160, which
includes transportation, food, and group camping equipment.