Wilderness Survival Class or Edible Plants Class from Earth Native Wilderness School (Up to 53% Off)

Austin-Bastrop

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Thriving in the outdoors demands skills that many of us no longer have, such as building a fire or finding enough tree bark to feed your horse. Spark your instincts with this Groupon.

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The two-day Wilderness Survival Weekend class delves into basic survival skills, including fire by friction, basic shelter building, trapping small game, and determining which plants are edible or medicinal. The instructor will also touch on purifying and collecting water and teach identification of local edible and medicinal plants. At the end of the course, you’ll be able to navigate the countryside using the stars and build a rope from local plants.

* $35 for an Edible Plants class on November 23 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. ($75 value)

This class explores the many plants found in the area that can not only be consumed but also often provide better nutrition than their counterparts in the grocery store. Instructors offer tips on finding common edible plants and how to harvest and prepare them.

Earth Native Wilderness School

In a time when most people find out about survival skills through reality television, brothers Dave and Michel Scott are the exception. The two brothers spent their formative years exploring the Texas wilderness. Dave, a US Army veteran, is 1 of only 20 people in North America qualified as a Track and Sign Specialist. He and his brother have devoted themselves to helping society remember the skills that have kept us alive for thousands of years.

Earth Native Wilderness School's instructors come from all walks of life, but they each have a love of nature. With lessons in medicinal plants, basic wilderness survival, and wildlife tracking, the school's classes teach students skills such as fashioning tools for survival, arrow making, fire by friction, and finding an ATM in the desert. The staff also realizes humanity's spiritual connection to nature and can even guide students through a vision quest to strengthen their relationship with nature.

In a Nutshell

Instructors teach students how to survive in the outdoors and eat wild plants

The Fine Print

Expiration varies. Limit 1 per person, may buy multiple as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Online registration required. Purchasers must meet registration deadlines for classes; must register for Edible Plants by 11/20/13, must register for Wilderness Survival by 1/1/14. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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