OUTDOOR LIVING SKILLS/WILDERNESS SURVIVAL—Led By Sigi Mannino
June 17th, 24th and July 1st @ 1:00-3:00 at the Comeau Property
There is a lot of difference between OLS and WS. We discuss the similarities and differences. We will learn how to Live and Survive in different scenarios. We will discover basic skills to help you sustain a safe productive environment in an outdoor scenario. We will use teamwork and problem solving to help accomplish tasks and goals surrounding OLS.
Session 1—A home in the woods: We will learn how to build different types of temporary shelters, building a fire and fire place, and discuss the Leave No Trace principles while demonstrating safety practices.
Leave No Trace
Epifite ember holder
Session 2- Medicine of our backyard: Featuring special guests. We will identify different medicinal plants and discuss their importance. We will build fires, while practicing fire safety to brew some medicinal teas.
Natural harvesting and tea session
Trees Medicinal Values
Session 3- Infiltrate the water systems to filter water
Discuss the importance of knowing if water is safe. We will learn about systems for potable water, and ways to filter water to make it drinkable. We will learn how to collect water in many different ways.
Making water filters
Tapping for Maple
The first of this series is the perfect jumping point for our community, immersive conversation, rethinking revolution and Civic Engagement. This is an extremely powerful film and we promise… You will eave inspired and invigorated to continue the work! Join us!