Atlatl Camp

This course will teach how to make and use a primitive Atlatl & Dart hunting system. Students will make a basket maker style atlatl from the Southwestern US. Sunday we will construct darts of river cane with a least 4 types of fetching demonstrated. Read…

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Basic Flint Knapping

In this class we will go through the basic steps needed to produce a lethal hunting point. We will first start with percussion knapping, and how and where to start in on a stone blank. Once we had a suitable blank we will go…

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Deer Butchering

In this class we will be butchering a deer after it has been aged appropriately, with the hide on. The class will help the inexperienced hunter understand how to skin, cut, wrap, and process wild game for the freezer and finally the table. We will…

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Hunting Bow Strings

In this class, we will explore several alternatives for constructing a bow string of sufficient strength to function with a hunting bow of at least 50 lbs. We will cover the basics of manufacturing for each of the different materials. Our objective is to learn…

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Primitive Trapping

This class will teach the application and theory of primitive trapping. We will focus on survival trapping for food, tools, and shelter. After taking this class you can expect to have the skills necessary to make and set, effective traps and snares, anywhere in…

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Survival Bow Making

This class is only offered as a “Weekend” two day course. It will emphasize a “green” wood survival bow, with design strategies and, why some woods make the best bows. We will be fire to force dry the bow. Read More… Next Scheduled: Saturday,…

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