Intro to Survival Skills

Survival Training Course


Introduction to Survival Skills is a fun and informative 8-hour course that covers fires, signaling, shelters, survival kits, and gear. The day starts off with a campfire lecture on survival skills and equipment, followed by practical application of those skills in the woods of our 160 acre Tekamah training facility.  If you are interested in learning the basics of survival, but are apprehensive about spending the night in the woods, this course is for you.  This is also a great course for those planning on taking our overnight survival classes.

Topics Covered
  • Survival Mindset and the Rules of 3’s.
  • Clothing Selection for the Outdoors
  • Gear Selection for the Outdoors
  • First Aid Kits
  • Survival Shelters
  • Firecraft Skills
  • Survival Skills versus Primitive Skills
Equipment Requirements
  • Water bottle
  • Weather appropriate clothing (rain or shine)
  • Fixed Blade Knife – Mora Companion is a good choice, available at
  • Packed lunch
  • Pen and paper for taking notes
Eligibility Requirements

Students must be at least 16 years old to participate alone. Students between the ages of 12-15 years old must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Cancellation Policy

Students who cancel or reschedule a minimum of 72 hours prior to the start of a class will receive a full refund in the form of store credit. Cancelling or rescheduling less than 72 hours in advance or “No-Shows” will result in forfeiture of 50% of payments and fees (50% will be returned in the form of store credit). 88 Tactical reserves the right to cancel any course offered due to weather or unforeseen circumstances. If this happens, all students will receive a full refund or credit applied to another class.

Rate – $125

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