I'm Ready for the Challenge
What is Survival Camp First Circle?
First Circle Survival Camp is a personal empowering 5-day skill-based, outdoor survival training. Emphasizing primitive survival skills and nature awareness.
Along with other adult students. You will engage in exercises that will expand your senses, movement, and awareness in nature.
But most of all you will practice valuable techniques in outdoor survival to build your confidence, resilience, knowledge, and skills.
Develop These Valuable Skills at the First Circle Survival Camp
Human Animal Relationship
Fire by Friction
Primitive Survival Traps
Water and Hydration
Psychology of Survival
Leave No Trace
What People Say About the First Circle Survival Training Camp
I'm Ready to Improve My Survival Skills
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We do not provide meals for this camp. Our lower camp price reflects this change. Upon registration you will be provided with a recommended food list to help you plan your meals.
You're a Valuable Part of the Circle
First Circle Survival Camps. Here is what we experience:
This is a small group event, no more than ten people per First Circle Survival Training Camp
Survival is based on helping and supporting one another
All students start with a common goal of learning survival
It takes a special and unique person who attend these events, which makes this event all the more interesting
There is often a good easy-going group of both men and women who attend
Everyone is of different age groups and have different histories. All ages 16+ are welcome
There are no stupid questions
No macho stuff, bullying, or rudeness
Everyone has an opportunity to get to know each other, and often times develop close bond
Our Students come from various countries: Mexico, Scotland, Canada, Denmark, Ukraine, India, Tibet
and from the US: Mostly from California, Oregon, Washington, Texas, Illinois, New York
Live Closer to the Earth and in Harmony with Nature
There is a sense of romance in nature, but if you've never been out in the wilderness before, it is common to be apprehensive. We have helped many people through the beginning discovery of wilderness exposure. We cover animal behavior, including the large predators, and how to keep yourself safe. Soon you will experience the peace and simplicity of the forest. Learning self-sufficiency in a survival situations will ease your fears and give you confidence.
Our training and experience will help you:
Lose the fear
Here are some Favorite Lessons from the Survival Camp Experience
How to make a fire without even matches.
All the different kinds of wild plants you can use for food or medicine.
How to make fire, rope, and even my own shelter from what’s available.
If I was alone in the wilderness, I know could I feed and shelter myself.
I learned that everything I need to survive is already out there.
Students: adult and Teens 16 an older with parental consent - enrollment maximum ten
Camp duration: Sunday-Thursday
Schedule: begins on a Sunday 4:30 pm – ends on a Thursday at 12:00 noon
Location: east of Eugene, OR
Accommodations: camping included
meals not provided. A recommended food list will be provided upon registration.
Equipment: a registration packet will be supplied after enrollment
Transport: see additional services for airport & bus shuttle
We reserve the right to add to or omit any of the course topics listed.
Note: Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 to attend. Copy of vaccination card required.