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    Quote Originally Posted by hunter63 View Post
    Thanks......
    We have camped in every thing from a pine tree (under)...to campers and condo's

    We didn't know it was bushcraft, ot surviving..... just living in the woods for hunting, fishing.... and work (tree trimming crew).

    I enj0y seeing what people mcome up with and actually "use".
    Too many demonstrations of activities.... but not actual used, shelters, fires. traps, ..... etc.

    That's why I enjoy your post and vid's... and a few couple of other posters ....actually doing activities..
    I really like your camp, its kind like reminds me of almost war re-enactment type style tents and such... very nice.
    I am glad you enjoy my videos I enjoy doing them, and sharing how we do things here.


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    Quote Originally Posted by DSJohnson View Post
    1. Probably too "complex" for a "short term" school but what about making shoes/moccasins? I guess you would need to teach tanning first....and how to harvest/prepare/use sinew
    2. For sure when you are in the "tool making mode" awls from bone, horn, wood and stone???
    good suggestions,
    the more I think of this the more I realise it would likely have to be seperate modules..
    ending in a 48-72 hour like senarios...
    and perhaps the people bring the items they made previously on the other course modules to use.

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    Maybe you can include fishing. The nature preserves in my area don't allow hunting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Antonyraison View Post
    Fire making:
    the various main friction methods.
    Cordage making
    Cutting tool/s making - flint mapping etc.
    Shelter making
    Trap making
    Weapons making - hunting and defense.
    Wild foods - foraging and preparations.
    Water purification methods.
    Primitive navigation methods.
    I'd probably move navigation closer to the top of the list, at least some basic form of it anyway. Not knowing how to do that might turn a routine hike into a survival situation. Armed with that knowledge maybe all the rest of the stuff you teach them will be skills, not necessities.

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    Quote Originally Posted by theJman View Post
    I'd probably move navigation closer to the top of the list, at least some basic form of it anyway. Not knowing how to do that might turn a routine hike into a survival situation. Armed with that knowledge maybe all the rest of the stuff you teach them will be skills, not necessities.
    Thanks,
    but yeah this is not a list of most important to least important.
    this is just a list of things I could identify to cover..
    if it where a list of most important to least water would like be right up there.

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