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Pros & Cons of Survival Fire Starters, Highlights, & Upcoming Courses - Alderleaf eNews, May 2015
May 23, 2015

Welcome to the May 2015 eNewsletter from Alderleaf Wilderness College!

In this issue...

1.) Recent Highlights from the Certification Program!
Check out our blog post on what students in the Wilderness Certification Program have been up to over the last couple months...

2.) Feature Article: Survival Fire Starters
Learn about the pros and cons of the many options for survival fire starters, essential equipment for all emergency kits...

3.) Upcoming Courses
Summer Permaculture Design Course, Wild Edible Plants Course, Summer Camps for Youth, and much more...

Recent Highlights from the Wilderness Certification Program!

Its been busy as usual here at Alderleaf and the Wilderness Certification Program students are going full bore with many new projects, practicing the skills they have been learning - survival bows, twining & coiling baskets, tracking in the desert, nettle cordage, and so much more. Here are a few highlights from March and April...

Recent Highlights at Alderleaf

Feature Article: Survival Fire Starters

By Jeremy Williams

Survival fire starters can be an incredibly important tool out in the wilderness, which is why it is vital that you include several of them in any emergency kit you plan to use in the outdoors. There are many different types of survival fire starters to choose from and each have their own merits and flaws... Continue reading

Upcoming Courses!

Dates: Course: Cost:
Jun 6-7 Track & Sign Evaluation (full) $225
Jun 20-21 Wilderness Survival Course $250
Jun 27-28 Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants Course $250
Jul 6-10 Wilderness Survival Skills Intensive $600
Jul 11-12 Home-Scale Permaculture Course $250
Jul 13-17 Wilderness Skills Camp for Youth $250
Jul 24-26 Flintknapping Course $300
Jul 24-26 Wooden Bow Making Course $300
Jul 27-31 Wilderness Skills Camp for Youth $250
Aug 1-2 Arrow Making Course $330
Aug 1-2 Wilderness Survival Course $250
Aug 8-9 Advanced Plants Course $250
Aug 14-29 Permaculture Design Course $1795
Aug 15-16 Overnight Survival Course $250
Aug 21-23 Brain Tanning Course $300
Sep 8 Wilderness Certification Program begins $10,950
Sep 11 Advanced Wilderness Skills Program begins $10,950
Oct 17 Wild Mushroom Identification Class $85
Oct 24 Wild Mushroom Identification Class $85
Nov 7-8 Wilderness Survival Course $250
Nov 21 Survival Fire Making Skills Class $85

Considering the Alderleaf Wilderness Certification Program?

The application period for the 2015-2016 school year is open. Classes begin September 8th, 2015. Visit the Certification Program page.

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