What You Need to Know to Stay Alive in the Outdoors
“I learned so much in such a short time, I am still amazed by it.” – William Fisher, US Air Force Veteran
Ready to transform your experience with the outdoors?
Learn the core skills of survival – shelter, water, fire, and food – in a format that allows you to participate at home and at your own pace – with the Essential Wilderness Survival Skills (EWSS) online course.
Become competent in taking care of your survival needs in the wilderness.
See the outdoors with new eyes – such as which plants you can eat and what trees can be turned into a fire kit.
Come away with practical life-saving skills, a deeper relationship with nature, greater confidence, and resources to share with your family & friends for fun and in emergencies.
What You Will Learn:
- Understand the survival mindset
- Learn how to build natural shelter
- Experience how to make fire from friction
- Learn how to find and purify water
- Understand how to safely forage for wild foods
- Know how to better prevent and prepare for emergencies
Throughout the course, we guide you through each skill step-by-step with videos in each module and accompanying handout booklets.
Core concepts are emphasized and reviewed, with options to explore additional related skills.
You can complete EWSS in as short as a weekend (as a crash course), though most spread it out over several weeks.
Once you join, you’ll have access to the course materials for two years.
- If you like to go hiking, you’ll have the confidence to handle yourself if you get into a difficult situation.
- If you’re ever caught in an accident while traveling or a natural disaster, you’ll know what to do to survive.
- Or if you’re a survivalist who wants to know how to live off the land, you’ll have the foundational skills to do so.
Module 1: Core Wilderness Survival Concepts
In this module, you will learn about the potential problems you could face in the wilderness and the survival strategies you must follow to stay alive.
Module 2: Wilderness Survival Shelter
This module teaches you how to build a shelter to maintain body heat and protect yourself from the elements.
Module 3: Survival Water Purification
Learn about safe sources of water in the wild and how to purify it to stay hydrated and healthy.
Module 4: Survival Fire Skills
Discover how to start a fire in any climate and use it for warmth, cooking, and purifying water.
Module 5: Wild Survival Foods
Identify edible plants and learn how to catch fish and determine if insects are safe to eat.
Module 6: Preparation and Prevention
Learn essential items to have in your survival kit and basic navigation skills to ensure your safety.
Module 7: Bringing It Together and Further Resources
Review key information and skills learned in the course and receive a certificate of completion.
SPECIAL BONUS: The “Wild Edible Plants Recipes” Guide
This 10-page guide provides recipes and information on identifying, harvesting, and preparing wild edible plants.
An Experienced Instructor Team
Alderleaf is one of the leading outdoor schools in the United States, offering training in wilderness survival. The instructors bring a high level of excellence and professionalism to each class.
Lead instructor, Jason Knight, has been teaching wilderness survival skills for over twenty years. He is the director and co-founder of Alderleaf Wilderness College and author of the book, The Essential Skills of Wilderness Survival.
Jason has consulted as a local wilderness skills expert for the Discovery Channel’s Dual Survival program and has been featured on NPR. He is also a seasoned wildlife biologist & certified senior tracker.
How much is the course?
The Essential Wilderness Survival Skills Online Course is available for $397.
100% No-Risk Guarantee
We’re so confident our Essential Wilderness Survival Skills Course will equip you with the knowledge you need to survive in the wild, we’re offering you our 60-day money back guarantee.
To date, this course has equipped over 1,100+ people from all walks of life with life-saving wilderness survival skills.
Now It’s Your Turn!
The Essential Wilderness Survival Skills course will equip you with skills few people in the world possess.
And the best part is, with the 60-day guarantee, you can go through the whole course risk-free.
These are skills that everyone should know. One day, they could save your life.
So, take advantage of this offer today and acquire these life-saving survival skills.
As soon as you register, you’ll receive your login by email. You’ll get immediate access to everything in the course.
Frequently Asked Questions
- What do I get when I sign up? When you sign up for the Essential Wilderness Survival Skills Course, you get access to training videos, handouts, and the bonus guide. You’ll receive a login by email.
- Who is this course for? The course is for everyone, whether you’re a beginner or an experienced outdoor enthusiast.
- Can I fit the course into a busy schedule? Yes, the lessons are split into easily digestible segments, and you have two years of access, so you can take your time.
- Are the lessons pre-recorded? Yes, all lessons are pre-recorded, and the handout booklets are downloadable.
- What is the cost of the course? The course is available for $397.
- Can I get the course as a gift? Yes, you can transfer the enrollment to a friend or family member.
- What do I need to watch the lessons? All you need is an internet connection and a device with a web browser.
- If I’m not happy with the course, can I get a refund? Yes, we offer a 60-day money back guarantee.
- How long do I have access to the course? You have access for two years from the date of registration.
- Are there any tests or homework? No, there are no tests or homework, just suggested projects.
- Will I receive a certificate? Yes, you will receive a certificate of completion.
- How long does it take to complete the course? You can complete the course in as short as a weekend or spread it out over a few weeks.
Don’t miss out on this opportunity to gain life-saving skills and knowledge. Get the Essential Wilderness Survival Skills Online Course today!