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Basic Survival Skills Class 27 March 2021 (Laurens SC)

Laurens, SC

This survival course will take your preparedness to the next step.

We will begin in the classroom, then we'll move to the woods and practice those skills learned under the supervision of our instructors. Heavy emphasis is placed on knife and fire use.

Additionally, this course will give you a foundation in:

  • Survival Mindset
  • Building your Survival Kit and Kit Critique
  • Knot Tying
  • Environmental Conditions
  • constructing a shelter
  • Building a fire
  • Food and Water Procurement
  • Prioritization of Needs In a Survival Situation
  • Packing a Bug-Out Bag
  • Austere Medical Considerations

Students should show up with the following equipment:

  • Small Fixed-Blade Knife
  • Ferro Rod and Lighter
  • 50 feet Paracord
  • Water Bottle and Metal Cup
  • Notebook/Pencil
Course Information:
Location: The Sawmill 8524 Neely Ferry Rd, Laurens, SC 29360
Time: 9 am -4 pm (1/2 hour working lunch break)
Please bring your own lunch, drinks, and snacks.
Swag, kit, and tourniquets will be available for purchase on-site, please bring cash/Venmo/Zelle.
The cost of the course is $300 per person, kids are free
Feel free to bring your own bug out bag if you want

For any additional questions please email

No refunds.

The Sawmill Training Complex offers on-site lodging to accommodate 50+ with optional meal plan. This can be arranged directly through the training facility:

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