Weekend Survival School – California

Weekend Survival School – California


Weekend Survival School Lean-to Shelter

Frank enjoying the Lean-to Shelter

Begin your training in basic, practical, and useful survival skills in the span of a weekend.

The weekend survival school provides an outstanding curriculum encompassing primitive skills, modern technology, fundamentals in nature awareness, and survival attitude.

Developing the skills of survival is essential training for you – moms, dads, students, teachers, and professionals singularly or in groups looking for a general overview and knowledge of wilderness survival skills to compliment your life every day.

 Survival training and bush-craft skills dramatically enhance your outdoor experience.

Developing and increasing your skills of wilderness survival in the span of a weekend.

CA – Weekend Survival School with Mark Wienert

“Mark strikes the perfect balance between teaching you from his own vast experience and giving  participants the opportunity to learn from their own experiences at camp. I look forward to learning a lot more from him.”  Carlos S.

“Thanks again Mark for the great time. Beautiful setting, excellent instruction, and practical application. An all-around amazing experience. See you again.  “Tim B.

“Thank you for a GREAT weekend and a wonderful learning experience! See you next year for a week long trip and more learning!”    Robert La R.



Weekend Survival School – California  

Dates: June 05-07, 2015

Tuition: $295.00 per person

  • Location: northern CA, near MT Shasta

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Wilderness Weekend Survival School

Weekend Survival School – California

Course ♦

  • psychology of survival
  • staying found concepts
  • wild edible bugs and such
  • intro – emergency survival shelters
  • water purification
  • emergency survival fire
  • wild plants and uses
  • camp knives – use
  • human and wildlife interaction
  • intro-small critter trapping
  • leave no trace concepts

More Info ♦

  • Eligible Students:  adults (and teens ages 16 +, may attend with parental consent.)
  • Class Limit: 12 Students
  • Requirements:  none
  • Duration:  3 days – 2 nights
  • School schedule:  begins on a Friday 11:am – ends on a Sunday at 12:00 pm (noon)
  • Location:  northern CA, near MT Shasta
  • Accommodations:  on-site tenting
  • Meals:  after receiving your registration payment we will email meal suggestions for breakfast lunch and dinner items.
  • Leave No Trace camping:  pack it in and pack it out
  • Equipment:  a registration packet will be supplied after enrollment; tent and sleeping pad rentals are available for $45
  • Weekend Camp Gear List
  • Transport: Mt. Shasta High Camp – Shuttle service from the Medford Oregon airport (MFR) $100; Dunsmuir, CA train station $55; and, Weed, CA Greyhound bus station free. Joshua Tree Camp, contact Mark for shuttle information
  • School Instructors and Staff:  Mark Wienert Owner – founder and head instructor; Staff – Lifesong volunteers.

If you’re looking for a week or more of training than just a long weekend please visit our other California school adult camps to learn more.

Weekend Survival School – California is located near Mount Shasta California in the rugged and beautiful northern part of the state. Since 1994 we have taught the skills of wilderness survival and nature awareness to people just like you in a relaxed and fun environment. Please join us today!