Health, Physical Education and Recreation | Intro to Wilderness Survival
R111 | 27235 | David Calvin
CLASS TIME: Second eight weeks, Mondays from 6:00-8:00pm.
(Attendance at class is
required to attend travel dates)
TRAVEL DATES: April 11-13
INSTRUCTOR: David Calvin
LOCATION: IMU and area forest
DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to introduce the student to
basic wilderness survival and living skills. R111 Wilderness
Survival Skills is designed to promote an awareness of self and
nature, shelter construction, friction fire making, and wilderness
ethics. Classroom knowledge and skills will be followed with a
weekend in the backcountry practicing and refining newly acquired
BOOKS: A Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants: Eastern and Central
North America, by Peterson
EVALUATION: 30% skill demonstration, 30% expedition behavior,
30% written examination and 10% self assessment.
ADDITIONAL FEE: The additional fee for the class is $160, which
includes transportation, food, and group camping equipment.