Survival Skills Training. Learn basic to advanced outdoor survival through our step-by-step outdoor Circle Camps program. Each camp builds upon the core skills and training you need to recreate safely in the outdoors and excel in wilderness survival skills.
Survival Skills Training for Adults
The following two courses are overnight camps for adults.
First Circle Camp
Weekend Survival Skills Training
Is Survival Training hard?
Yes, training can be challenging. As it should be. However, our training is designed for your success. And taught in a relaxed, professional, and supportive manner.
Do women attend your survival skills training?
Yes. Women attend camp and gain the same positive benefits as men.
Who are your instructors and qualifications. ?
Learn more about owner and head instructor Mark Wienert, of Lifesong Wilderness Adventures.
Why should I choose Lifesong Adventures over other schools?
These are the reasons why you choose us over other survival schools.
- You trust that you, our client, is our number one focus.
- We have the knowledge and ability to get you where you want to go.
- You expect a professional experience to learn and excel.
Do older adults attended your camps?
Yes, adults 18 years of age and older attend training.
Do I have to be in physical shape to attend?
The better shape you're in the more comfortable you'll be. If you can walk a mile over uneven ground with comfort. You're fit enough to attend our basic multiday course such as First Circle Camp.
Are you a military style bootcamp?
We are not a boot camp. The amount of effort you do is self-regulated by you. You can work as hard or at the level of physical activity you're most comfortable with. The wilderness way.
What kind of shape do I need to be in for advanced camps?
For Advanced Survival Training and THE EDGE. Physical fitness is beneficial for a positive experience.
Do you have standards of behavior?
Yes. Students are expected to maintain appropriate standards of behavior. We require students to abstain from alcohol, illegal, and recreational drugs. For the duration of the camp. Tobacco smoking is not allowed.
Have a question?
We're happy to answer any questions you have. Email Mark, a note via the CONTACT US page.
Survival skills training basic safety skills
Your safety is number one with us. In a real survival scenario, the ability to move safely and stay safe increases your chances of survival. Safety is an important skill to practice when recreating outdoors.
Whether you're out for a day hike or a weekend backpacking trip. We train for safety the same way.
- situational awareness
- moving safely across landscapes
- carving knife use and safety
- cooking and warming fire use and safe application
- poisonous plants and animals
- wildlife and human interaction
- leave no trace principles and application
What are Primitive Skills or First Skills?
Primitive skills or first skills are the foundation of survival skills training. We use what nature provides us to meet our basic needs of survival.
The benefit of primitive skills adds another set of tools to our survival toolbox. ” The more you know the less you carry”. We learn to rely on our mind and muscle to survive.
Circle Series of Survival
First Circle, Advanced Survival Training, and THE EDGE, Winter Camp. Graduation. These 4 outstanding camps build your wilderness survival skills, dramatically.
First Circle Camp
Advanced Survival Training
Advanced Survival Training builds your outdoor living and survival skill level. This is your next camp to attend.
The EDGE is our extreme survival training and the third camp in the Circle series of survival.
More Adult Survival Skills Training
We do offer other opportunities for you to increase your dirt time and experience in survival training. The Wilderness Immersion and Winter Camp are both examples of other courses available for you.
Winter Survival Training
Winter Survival Skills Training or simply Winter Camp is focused on Bush Craft and cold weather training.
Texas Survival Training
And for our Texas friends. Join us each March near Austin for Lifesong Outdoor Survival Training. Spring is a wonderful time to begin your Texas survival skills training.
Wilderness Immersion Adults – 14 days
Wilderness Immersion is now a back to back survival-training. See course page for a description.