Choose from Eight Options
C$29 for a wild edible plants hike for one (C$99 value)
C$55 for a wild edible plants hike for two (C$198 value)
For the wild edible plants hike, choose from the following locations and dates:
* Humber Valley, May 16 * Cootes Hamilton, May 30 * Woodend Niagara, June 14 * Guelph Forest, June 28
C$29 for an outdoor survival skill and disaster preparedness course for one (C$99 value)
C$55 for an outdoor survival skill and disaster preparedness course for two (C$198 value)
For the survivor skill and disaster preparedness course, choose from the following locations and dates:
- Greenwood Ajax, February 15
- Humber Valley, April 19
- Woodend Niagara, May 17
- Cootes Hamilton, May 24
C$499 for a 6-day wilderness experience camp for kids age 11–17 (C$895 value)
C$499 for a 6-day advanced survival skills camp for adults age 18 and over (C$895 value)
C$29 for a GPS and orienteering course for one on June 21 (C$99 value) C$55 for a GPS and orienteering course for two on June 21 (C$198 value)
During the edible plant hike, participants learn how to identify and forage for wild edible and medicinal plants. The hike lets people identify and sample 50–75 species and includes a wild-edibles booklet.
The outdoor survival skill and disaster preparation class teaches participants how to survive in the outdoors by constructing a survival kit, building fire and a shelter, and choosing backup gear and equipment for off-the-grid survival.
Camps are held at their 350-acre homestead located near Quadeville, Ontario. Here, campers learn how to survive off-grid as they forage for edible plants. Provided are food provisions, transportation when needed, and course manuals and certification.
In the GPS and orienteering course, which takes place in Humber Valley, students learn to navigate via compass, map, and GPS, as well as how to navigate using a watch or sundial.
WSC Survival School, Inc.
WSC Survival School, Inc.'s director David Arama is one of Canada's foremost survival experts. He has appeared on TSN's The Great Outdoorsman show and The Weather Network News, has taught outdoor classes for 30 years, and he has written several survival manuals.
His school's classes include everything from kayaking and orienteering to an outdoor survival course, where students learn how to build a fire, erect shelter, and take a selfie looking fierce in strategically placed mud. His hiking for wild edibles class challenges participants to forage for more than 50 species of edible and medicinal plants.