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Wilderness Survival Essentials

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM


If you want to learn about wilderness survival and primitive skills from knowledgeable instructors, this event with Alderleaf Wilderness College is for you! Learn the core skills of survival - shelter, water, fire, and food.  Participants will come away with practical life-saving skills, a deeper relationship with nature, greater confidence, and resources to share with your family & friends for fun and in emergencies. This program is for teens and adults.

Alderleaf is one of the leading outdoor schools in the United States offering training in wilderness survival.  Alderleaf's many courses have included survival trainings for the US Forest Service, Seattle Mountaineers, and the cast of the award-winning film, Captain Fantastic.

Lead instructor, Jason Knight, has been teaching wilderness survival skills for over twenty years. He is the director and co-founder of Alderleaf Wilderness College. Jason has consulted as a local wilderness skills expert for the Discovery Channel's Dual Survival program and has been featured on NPR. He is also a seasoned wildlife biologist & certified senior tracker that has managed mountain lion studies for the Washington State Department of Fish & Wildlife.

Registration is required to receive a reminder email with the Zoom link 24 hours before the event begins. If you register less than 24 hours before the event, your confirmation email will have the Zoom link.

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