Health, Physical Education and Recreation | Wilderness Survival
R110 | 22059 | David Calvin
CLASS TIME: September 4 & 11, 6:00-10:00 PM in the IMU M086
(Attendance at class is required to attend travel dates)
TRAVEL DATES: September 14-16, 2007
INSTRUCTOR: David Calvin
LOCATION: Hoosier NF, IN
DESCRIPTION: For students who have completed R110 Intro to
Wilderness Survival and wish to take their skills to the next level.
The essential theme for this class is “gearless survival” – survival
without even the use of a knife. Students will learn to create basic
stone tools, shelter, and fire by friction utilizing only the
materials nature provides. Advanced methods of many primitive skills
will be taught with an emphasis on putting them into practice.
During the overnight students will participate in a controlled
survival situation where they can put their skills to the test
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.