Survival trick enjoy the little things Survival trick number one Enjoy the little things is a survival trick that works. And a consistent theme with the graduates of our 28-day teen apprenticeship course. teen apprentice 28-day wilderness adventure California And Kahlil is no exception. Kahlil Edson first came to us as a student of our […]
WILDERNESS SURVIVAL CAMPS WITH MARK WIENERT
Mark Wienert teaches hands-on instruction in basic and advanced wilderness survival, bushcraft, fire-craft, shelter, wild edible plants, nature awareness, hunting, and survival trapping. Our wilderness camps are perfect for the first time camper or advanced adult.
2018: Our 24th Year
We also offer wilderness survival camps for teens – which are brimming with adventure, challenge, and valuable outdoor skills at every turn. Besides fire-craft, shelter making, the sacred hunt, animal tracking, and hiking skills, teens also learn leadership and life skills.
Our camps are available in California, Oregon, and Texas.
Looking to attend camp with us during a specific month or week?
Before you register for a camp, please read the following information about admission, tuition and fees, cancellations, refunds, transfers and other policies.
Visit the More Services page to schedule a shuttle if you plan on arriving by airplane or train. You can also rent a tent and sleeping pad and a high-quality survival knife.
FEATURED BLOG POSTS
How to track animals Tracking is a fun way to discover wildlife. How to track animals brings you closer to the often seemingly invisible world of animals. Sign language – reading natures clues with Mark Wienert learning how to track we can discover the sign and movement of animals. Recently students mapped out coyote, gray […]
Best woods for the bow drill create a hot coal faster. Imagine you’re shipwrecked like Tom Hank’s in Castaway. Stranded on a Pacific island with no matches or lighter. Or, lost in east Texas. You can’t boil your drinking water or cook the mouse you just trapped for your survival stew without fire. What are you […]
ABOUT MARK WIENERT
Mark Wienert is a professional wilderness survival instructor. Mark has been instructing adults and teenagers since 1994. Specializing in wilderness survival, nature awareness, bushcraft, and wildlife tracking.
“One of the best experiences of my life was that week I spent in camp with you guys. I talk about it all the time! …I miss the taste of those delicious California grasshoppers! Actually…..I REALLY miss those buffalo burgers you make!”
“Thank You for the outstanding experience I had at THE EDGE. I was blown away at how well you’ve thought out and deliberately constructed the adventure. I went in with the expectation of expanding and testing my outdoor skill set and came out fully changed in my perspective on life.”
“…It was very enlightening, humbling and so interesting to get a small glimpse into your wealth of knowledge. I really walked away with more than I thought I would and it has really put a new perspective on things. I look forward to my next adventure with Lifesong!”