This week’s course is for those students who have completed the introductory Sensory Awareness week, and wish to further develop and expand their basic nature awareness skills.
Topics will include:
Advanced Outdoor Safety: outdoor hazards, poisonous plants, natural insect repellents and insect bite treatment, heat exhaustion and water usage.
Advanced Animal Tracking: raccoons, coyotes, rabbits, skunks, deer, birds, insects and rodents.
Survival Foods: cattails, conifers, thistles, acorns and grasses.
Shelter Building: building survival shelters from tree and plant debris.
Water, Water, Water: water purification methods.
Primitive Crafts: stone tools, bow drills, cordage making, and musical instruments.
Bird Language: learning to identify the “Five Voices of Ground Birds”.
Sketching, Journaling and Mapping: documenting observations and outdoor experiences.
June 23-27, 2014
Meet in San Luis Obispo locations, TBA
Registration Fee: $300.00 Full Week or $80.00/day