Health, Physical Education and Recreation | Wilderness Living Skills
R110 | 21253 | David Calvin
CLASS TIME: First 8 weeks, Mondays from 6:00-8:00 PM in the HPER
(Attendance at class is required to attend travel dates)
TRAVEL DATES: October 12-14, 2007
INSTRUCTOR: David Calvin
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: A Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants: Eastern and Central
North America, Peterson & Peterson
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.