Weekend Survival School – California

Weekend Survival School – California

The perfect way to begin your training in basic, practical, and useful survival skills in the span of a weekend.  Wienert’s survival weekend training provides an outstanding curriculum encompassing primitive skills, modern technology, fundamentals in nature awareness, and survival attitude.

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Buy now to take advantage of the $29.50 discount by registering 90 days in advance for 2014!

Dates – Weekend Survival School – California
Mt Shasta CA: May 23-25, August 22-24, and September 19-21, 2014 ~OPEN
$295.00 per person

  • Location: northern CA, near MT Shasta

Wilderness Weekend Survival School

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A weekend getaway! Adventure, camping, recommended for both singles and couples!

Wienert’s hands-on, personalized attention provides the personally empowering experience you expect from a qualified survival school.

If you hike, backpack, mountain bike, fish, hunt, or just enjoy spending time in the outdoors, survival school Weekend should be number one on your bucket list.

Core concepts and skills follow:

Course ♦

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

Learning the skills of survival is essential training for you – moms, dads, students, teachers, and professionals singularly or in groups (highly recommended for couples) looking for a general overview and knowledge of wilderness survival skills to compliment your life every day.  Survival training and bushcraft skills dramatically enhance your outdoor experience.


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

More Info ♦

      • Eligible Students:  adults (and teens ages 16-17 may attend with parental consent.)
      • Class Limit: 20 Students
      • Requirements:  none
      • Duration:  3 days – 2 nights
      • School schedule:  begins on a Friday 4:00 pm – 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 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.

Weekend Survival School California