Survival Skills Training with Lifesong Wilderness Adventures. You learn basic to advanced outdoor survival through our step-by-step outdoor courses. From First Circle Camp, Advanced Survival Training, to THE EDGE . Each course adds and builds the core skills you need to excel in wilderness survival. Highly skilled in survival. Mark Wienert provides a sensible, relaxed, and holistic approach to survival training. Train with a pro and build up your skills in survival and register for First Circle Camp today.
Survival Skills Training for Adults in California
Start Here for 2021 Season. Adults and Teens 16 and older with parental permission.
Survival Skills Training
- In simple terms. Survival Skills Training teaches you how to meet your body's most basic needs.
- Advanced survival training prepares you for multi-day primitive survival living.
- Extreme survival training puts it all together; the more you know the less you carry.
Is Survival Training hard?
Survival training can be challenging. But with effort, desire, and focus, you will meet your goals.
Our training is designed for your success. Our survival courses are taught in a relaxed, professional, and friendly manner.
Do women attend your survival training camps?
Yes, women attend our training. Women experience the same positive benefits as men developing outdoor skills. And the fairer sex often excel at the many skills offered. Such as Fire-Craft, animal tracking, and useful and edible plants.
I'm a black person. Do people of color attend your courses?
Yes, people of color attend our survival courses.
Who are your instructors and qualifications?
Learn more about owner and head instructor Mark Wienert, of Lifesong Wilderness Adventures.
Why should I choose your survival courses 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 expertise to get you where you want to go.
- You expect a professional, safe experience to learn and excel.
Do older adults attended these camps?
Yes, we have enjoyed students in their 50's and 60's who attend our camp courses.
Do I have to be in physical shape to attend a camp?
If you can walk two miles over uneven ground comfortably without being winded. Your fit enough to attend First Circle.
Our courses are not boot camps, marathons, or long-distance hiking affairs. 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.
What kind of shape do I need to be in for advanced camps?
For Advanced Survival Camp 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.
Wilderness survival 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 in 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
- knife safety
- fire use and safe application
- poisonous toxic plants
- 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 adage” The more you know the less you carry”. We can rely on our mind and muscle to survive.
Circle Series of Survival
First Circle, Advanced Survival Training, and THE EDGE, graduation. These three outstanding camps build your outdoor survival skills, dramatically.
Begin with First Circle Survival Camp
Advanced Survival Training
Advanced Survival Training builds your outdoor living and survival skill level. This is your next camp to attend.
THE EDGE CA
The EDGE is our extreme survival training and the third camp in the Circle series of survival.
More Adult Camps
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.
Wilderness Immersion Adults – 14 or 28 days
Wilderness Immersion is an extensive, 28-day survival-training adventure. See course page for a description.
Winter Survival Training
Based on my winter experiences in snow country Winter Camp was born.
Winter Survival Skills Training or simply Winter Camp is focused on Bushcraft and cold weather training.
Texas Survival Training
Join us each March near Austin for Lifesong Outdoor Survival Training. Spring is a wonderful time to begin your Texas training.
Weekend Survival School
If you are unable to attend one of our longer camps. Then the shorter skill courses are an excellent choice. These are offered in California, and Oregon. See Weekend Survival School - Open for Registration