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)
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 hike is available on the following dates: August 14 (Humber Valley Toronto), September 10 and 11 (Guelph Forest), September 24 and 25 (Woodend Niagara), October 2 (Humber Valley Toronto), October 8 (Greenwood Ajax), or October 29 (Greenwood Ajax).
- C$29 for an outdoor survival skills and disaster preparedness course for one (C$99 value)
- C$55 for an outdoor survival skills and disaster preparedness course for two (C$198 value)
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. The course is available on the following dates: July 16 (Humber Valley Toronto), July 31 (Cootes Forest Hamilton), October 9 (Robertson Tract Milton), or November 12 (Humber Valley Toronto).
- C$29 for a winter outdoor survival skills course for one (C$99 value)
- C$55 for a winter outdoor survival skills course for two (C$198 value)
This course is similar to the above outdoor survival skills course, though adapted for the additional challenges of winter weather and the cold. The course is available on the following dates: January 30 (Robertson Tract) and February 27 (Greenwood).
- C$75 for a wilderness survival weekend for one (C$149 value)
- C$145 for a wilderness survival weekend for two (C$398 value)
The survival weekend takes place September 17–18 and October 15–16 at Moon River. Participants get hands-on experience in survival and safety skills by spending days and a night in the bush. Topics include shelters, fire building, signaling for help, setting snares, foraging for food, trip planning, and survival clothing.
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.