Fire & Earth Survival Classes

Fire & Earth Survival Classes

Course Length: 3 days
Price per Person: $385 (youth discounts available)
Lodging: Available through NOC
Meals: Available through NOC’s Restaurants
Minimum age: 14, all minors must be accompanied by parent or guardian

The Nantahala Outdoor Center Wilderness Medicine and Survival School in conjunction with the Holistic Survival School Founder Luke McLaughlin are proud to bring his “Fire” and “Earth” survival classes to the NOC located in Bryson City, NC along the banks of the beautiful Nantahala River.

Join Luke McLaughlin (Founder of Holistic Survival School and 2-time “Naked and Afraid” alum) in two introductory, weekend classes. Over the course of three days students will be introduced to basic physical, emotional and spiritual skills that will help people feel more at home and connected in the wilderness.  Settled in the heart of the beautiful Nantahala Gorge, students will learn the essential hard skills that will make them feel more competent in any outdoor situation. Furthermore, students will also learn the essential psychological life lessons that will be useful everywhere, from emergency survival situations to dealing with troubles at home.

Earth – Students will learn foraging, shelter construction (natural and man-made), and camouflage along with the accompanying spiritual and emotional lessonsAll minors must be accompanied by parent or guardian.

Fire – Students will learn bushcraft basics, foraging, medicinal plants and primitive fire techniques (hand drill, bow drill)


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