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Basics of Wilderness Survival Course

Saturday, September 26, 2015

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Terra Cotta Conservation Area, Halton Hills (View Map)

$99.00 per person / Maximum of 25 participants

[Hosted by Friends of Terra Cotta]

Join expert David Arama of Wilderness Survival School for a solid introduction to the skills and knowledge necessary to live through a short-term wilderness survival situation. You will gain knowledge in:

  • Survival Preparedness and Avoidance
  • Risk Management
  • Survival Kits and Gear
  • Shelter Building
  • Fire Construction
  • Signalling
  • Water Purification
  • Wild Edibles
  • Basic Navigation
  • Panic-avoidance.

About the Instructor: ┬áDavid Arama (‘The Survivorguy’) has been teaching and leading outdoor programs for more than 30 years at community colleges & universities. He appears on Outdoor Life’s “Camp n’ Out Series), the new Survivorman-Kids YTV Series, Les Stoud’s “Survive!” book and in SARSCENE magazine. David has numerous television and radio appearances on TSN’s the Great Outdoorsman Show, the Hunter & Angler Show, City TV’s Breakfast Television, The Weather Network News, Global TV News (survival tips), and FAN Radio. Academically, David has the following credentials: B.A. Environmental Studies (York); Diploma in Business Administration (Seneca); Certificate in Outdoor Recreation (Humber); and Certificate in Wilderness Emergency Care (Humber). Presently he is completing a M.Ed/Phd (BSU) in youth at risk education.

Contact: Terri LeRoux at 905-542-9159 or

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