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The Illusion of Survival TV , New Slideshow, Upcoming Courses - Alderleaf eNews, July 2014
July 29, 2014

Welcome to the July 2014 eNewsletter from Alderleaf Wilderness College!

In this issue...

1.) New: Slideshow of the 2013-2014 Certification Program
See the photo highlights shown at the graduation of the 2013-2014 Alderleaf Wilderness Certification Program...

2.) Feature Article: Survival Shows: Entertainment vs Reality
There's often a discrepancy between how a survival situation is portrayed on tv versus how a real survival situation actually unfolds...

3.) Upcoming Events
Permaculture Design Course, Wildlife Tracking Apprenticeship, Nature Camp for Youth, Wild Mushroom Identification Class...



New: Slideshow of the 2013-2014 Certification Program

Students in our ten-month immersion program, the Alderleaf Wilderness Certification Program (AWCP), had an amazing year of learning and adventure. See the photo highlights (video slideshow) shown at the graduation of the 2013-2014 Alderleaf Wilderness Certification Program: Graduation Slideshow June 2014!



Feature Article: Survival Shows: Entertainment vs Reality

by Gabe Garms

It seems as if survival shows are being introduced onto television networks with more frequency every season. We get a call or email almost weekly from a casting or production company looking to recruit our current staff, students or alumni for their new idea.

Let me start by saying that I’m happy that wilderness survival is getting more and more attention in the media. However, I’ve noticed that there is a discrepancy between how a survival situation is being portrayed by television survival shows and how a real survival situation actually unfolds...Continue Reading



Upcoming Courses & Events

Dates: Course:
Aug 2-3 Wilderness Survival Course $250
Aug 9-10 Advanced Plants Course $250
Aug 17-30 Permaculture Design Course $1195
Aug 22-24 Brain Tanning Course $250
Aug 23-24 Overnight Survival Course $250
Sep 9 Wilderness Certification Program begins $9,950
Sep 13 Wildlife Tracking Apprenticeship begins $1,995
Oct 18 Wild Mushroom Identification Class $85
Oct 25 Wild Mushroom Identification Class $85
Nov 1-2 Wilderness Survival Course $250
Nov 22 Survival Fire Making Skills Class $85



Considering the Alderleaf Wilderness Certification Program?

The application period for the 2014-2015 school year is open.
Classes begin September 9th, 2014.

Check out the Certification Program web page!



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