$60 for a Survival-Training Clinic with Adventure Out ($125 Value)

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In a Nutshell

Participants learn how to find shelter, water, and food, and make fire in the wild; clinic developed by survival expert Cliff Hodges

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Promotional value expires Dec 21, 2015. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 10 additional as gifts. Must sign waiver. Registration required. Must register for class dates on or before the expiration date. 7-day cancellation policy or fee up to Groupon value may apply. Reschedules or transfers will always be charged a fee up to $5. Not valid with other offers. No cash back. Fee of $0.01 to credit card is required to finalize your reservation. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The Deal

  • $60 for a survival-training clinic with Adventure Out ($125 value)

During the one-day Level 1 class, up to 30 participants learn the basics of surviving in the wild from the expert instructors at Adventure Out. The clinic covers finding the essentials of shelter, water, and food, as well as making fire, and hands-on exercises allow students to put their learning into practice.

Materials and tools are provided, and participants should come with appropriate clothing, food, water, and a notebook. All ages are welcome, but those younger than the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult. See the schedule.

Adventure Out

When Cliff Hodges, the founder and CEO of Adventure Out, graduated from MIT with a degree in electrical engineering, he knew a traditional desk job wasn't for him. According to Technology Review, he quickly gave up his engineering career for the wireless world of the great outdoors, where he began to hike, climb, and surf his way around the world, always staying true to his philosophy of environmental respect and protection.

His travels and business accomplishments have gained some measure of notoriety: he's coached on MTV's Made, consulted for ABC News, and was selected as one of four winners of the 2011 Santa Cruz County Civic Service Award: The Nextie. Adventure Out was also identified for meeting survival-skills training standards by New York Times best-selling author Tim Ferriss in The 4-Hour Chef.

Today, he leads excursions into the California wilderness to teach backpacking and survival skills, including the tracking of animals and wild ice-cream trucks, and they also guide novices through surfing, rock-climbing, and mountain-biking sojourns. Through fundraising, Adventure Out has helped save Castle Rock State Park from closure and a portion of their proceeds is put directly back into the park.

Customer Reviews

89 Ratings

They were awesome teachers and was really funny
Starla S. · July 5, 2016
A lot of fun and chill instructors
Jeff R. · June 13, 2016
Chase, the surfing instructor, went over everything I needed to know and also answered all my questions. Overall, had an amazing and fun time! Plus, the surfboard and wetsuit was in really good condition!
Salina B. · June 1, 2016
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    Boulder Creek, CA 95006

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    3025 Sir Francis Drake Blvd

    Fairfax, CA 94930

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