Wilderness Survival Training

 

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 3, 2018

9am - 3pm

Course Description: This course is designed for people who enjoy the outdoors, as well as for those who wish to learn more about outdoor training. Class is designed for all physical levels. Upon completion of course students will have knowledge and practical skills training and should be able to:

  • Identify and discuss the psychology of survival
  • Have knowledge and skills training of basic survival equipment and foods
  • Understand actions to take when lost
  • Start a fire with basic materials
  • Have familiarization with area edible vegetation
  • Have knowledge of water purification and water filtration techniques
  • Have skills training in land mobility and light hiking
  • Have skills training in building natural shelters
  • Be able to identify basic map colors and symbols on a topographical map
  • Have an understanding on how to read a topographical map
  • Have knowledge of land navigation and compass use
  • Have an understanding of frostbite, hypothermia and other winter related concerns

REQUIRED GEAR: Students are responsible for providing  gear and food. Below is a minimum list. Feel free to bring any additional items.

 

  • Dress appropriately for weather:
  • Compass if you have one 
  • lunch, drinks, snacks
  • notebook, pen/pencil
  • pocket knife if you have one

Registration Options

  • Fee: $70 checks may be made payable to GOALS ARA
MAIL IN REGISTRATION
Survival Course reg.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [103.0 KB]

OR Register on line through Active.com. Note, a small processing fee will be assessed by active.com. Click below for on line registration.

Hibernia County Park.pdf
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DIRECTIONS TO HIBERNIA COUNTY PARK
Survival Course: meet at parking lot by stage

When you enter the park the park office will be in front of you. Make a right (away from the mansion) and follow the road around. There will be a small gravel parking lot on your left where the stage is. Opposite of that there will be a few pavilions and a play ground.

TURN LEFT INTO THE GRAVEL PARKING LOT WHERE THE STAGE IS. WE WILL MEET THERE.

From Pennsylvania Turnpike: Downingtown Exit (#23)
Exit onto Route 100 South
Route 113 South
Route 30 Bypass West
Route 82 North
Proceed 2 miles to Cedar Knoll Rd at crest of hill
Turn left on Cedar Knoll Road, and follow the signs

From Pennsylvania Turnpike: Morgantown Exit (#22)
Exit onto Route 10 South into Morgantown
Route 23 East
Route 401 East
Route 82 South, cross Route 322
Turn right onto Cedar Knoll Road, follow signs

Pottstown Area and North:
Route 100 South
Route 23 West
Route 345 South
Route 82 South, cross Rt. 322
Turn right onto Cedar Knoll Road, follow signs

Honey Brook area and Northwest:
Route 322 East
Route 82 south
Turn right onto Cedar Knoll Road, follow signs

From Downingtown/West Chester and Southeast:
Take Route 322 West through West Chester and Downingtown; enter Route 30 Bypass West to Lancaster.
- or - Enter Route 30 Bypass West in Exton
Either way, exit onto Route 82 North
Proceed 2 miles to Cedar Knoll Rd at crest of hill
Turn left on Cedar Knoll Road, and follow signs

From Nottingham/Oxford and Southwest
Route 10 North
Route 30 East, Enter Rt. 30 Bypass/Coatesville
Exit onto Route 82 North/Coatesville exit, turn left
Proceed 2 miles to Cedar Knoll Rd at crest of hill
Turn left on Cedar Knoll Road, and follow signs

From King of Prussia Area and East:
Schuylkill Expressway West exiting onto Route 202 South
Exit onto Route 30 Bypass West towards Coatesville/Lancaster
Exit onto Route 82 North/Coatesville exit, turn left
Proceed 2 miles to Cedar Knoll Rd at crest of hill

Turn left on Cedar Knoll Road, and follow signs

From Lancaster County and West:
Route 30 East; Enter Rt. 30 Bypass/ Coatesville
Exit onto Route 82 North/ Coatesville exit; Turn left. Proceed 2 miles to Cedar Knoll Road at crest of hill
Turn left on Cedar Knoll Road, follow signs

1302 SPELLMAN DRIVE

DOWNINGTOWN, PA 19335

610-466-7015
INFO@GOALSARA.ORG

 

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