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October 2017

Land Navigation (Batesville, Arkansas)

October 7 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
University of Arkansas-Batesville, 2005 White Dr
Batesville, AR 72501 United States
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This class will cover the basic use of topographical maps and a compass. The class will cover basic map nomenclature, proper use and reading of maps, orientating your map, taking a bearing from a map, identifying terrain from a map and transferring this over to real life situation. This class will consist of 3-4 hours of classroom instruction and various exercises utilizing a map and compass in the classroom. Once each student has a basic understanding, we will conduct 2…

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$50

Wilderness First-Aid (Springfield, Missouri)

October 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lifepoint Church, 51 Riverdale Road
Ozark, MO United States
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This is a condensed version of the two day wilderness first aid class that is centered around the most common injuries and medical issues that may arise while in the wilderness. Unlike many other wilderness first aid classes, we take this class a step further in providing practical exercises that not only cover the diagnosing and treating of patents, but also the evacuation if necessary. Students will need to bring their first aid kit, along with other items that they…

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November 2017
$50

8th Annual Outdoor Rendezvous (Jasper, Arkansas)

November 3 @ 9:00 am - November 5 @ 4:00 pm
Horseshoe Canyon Ranch, 70 HC
Jasper, AR 72641 United States
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This is our signature event of the year and the only one of its kind in the Ozarks.  We will be hosting and organizing the 8th Annual Hiking the Ozarks Outdoor Rendezvous, November 3-5, 2017 at Horseshoe Canyon Ranch, located near the Buffalo National River, in Jasper, Arkansas. This event will bring together outdoor enthusiasts from all over the Midwest for networking, camping, education and enjoying the outdoors. We will be offering various educational classes, which will include classes geared…

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February 2018
$30

Basic and Intermediate Survival (Springfield, Missouri)

February 17, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lifepoint Church, 51 Riverdale Road
Ozark, MO United States
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This is a chance to pick up both Phase I and Phase II of our wilderness survival classes on the same day. The morning session, which will be 4 hours is phase I of our survival training and will cover the basics of outdoor survival, which includes instruction on preparing a survival kit, the psychology of survival, shelter, water, fire, and preparation for rescue. The class will consist of both classroom and field exercises with practical examinations in fire starting,…

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March 2018
$50

Advanced Survival (Missouri)

March 17, 2018 @ 8:00 am - March 18, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
Stone County, MO United States + Google Map

The Advanced Survival Class is phase II of our survival training and includes a review of previous information and training, followed by an outdoor experience in a survival situation. This completely practical exercise class will consist of being put in a survival setting with limited supplies and gear and thus utilizing the training received to survive in the outdoors for a period of time (24 to 36 hours). Students are allowed to work in small groups of up to 4…

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April 2018
$250

American Hiking Guides Association (Hiking Guide Certification)

April 7, 2018 @ 9:00 am - April 8, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Lifepoint Church, 51 Riverdale Road
Ozark, MO United States
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This is the Hiking Guide Certification Course through the American Hiking Guides Association (AHGA). This class is geared toward anyone that is looking to enter the world of outdoor guiding and recreation and people that may be involved as a leader in their local hiking group, Boy Scout Leader, State Park interpreter, outdoor volunteer, outdoor retailer, or anyone wanting to improve their knowledge and skills in the outdoors.   The class is 2 days with the first day consisting of classroom instruction,…

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$550.00

Backpacking Guide Certification

April 28, 2018 @ 8:00 am - April 29, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

This 4 day class is phase II of the American Hiking Guides Association and will provide a certification for Backpacking Guides.  Prerequisites for this class is the AHGA Hiking Guide Certification.  We will run this course over back to back weekends, April 28 and 29 and May 5 and 6.  These 4 days will consist entirely of practical exercises.  Each student will be serve as the lead and assistant guide for extended periods of time over the 4 days.  Each…

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