There’s a lot of survival T.V. and media these days and because of this the word “survival” can be twisted to mean many different things. At New England Woods LLC, survival simply means a life or death situation. This applies to all types of outdoor enthusiasts including but not limited to hikers, campers, canoeists, kayakers, skiers, pilots, hunters, fisherman, etc. Whether it’s taking the wrong turn on a trail and finding yourself disoriented and lost to finding yourself wet and cold with no sign of help around, our survival courses are designed to teach you the fundamentals you’ll need to stay alive, signal for rescue or perform self rescue if you ever find yourself in a bad situation.
In addition to our two public overnight courses, we offer private day long survival classes by appointment only. These classes cover basic skills anyone can learn including: What is Survival? Priorities for each season Kit overview Fire Techniques Tinder, Kindling and Fuel Emergency shelter Knots Water disinfection Hygiene/First Aid Basic Navigation Audio and visual SOS … Continue reading Basic Survival Class
Do you know someone who’s interested in the outdoors and would love to take a survival course? If so, New England Woods LLC offers gift certificates you can give to your friends and family! Certificate fees are $187.50 for a day long course and $257.50 for an overnighter. Certificates are good for any already scheduled basic … Continue reading Gift Certificates
Designed for alumni of our basic survival course or anyone else who would like to test themselves in a 24 hour survival scenario. Minimal gear and supplies will be allowed to be brought in. Instructors will be on hand however minimal instruction will be provided. This course is for those who already have some experience … Continue reading 24 Hour Survival Challenge
Choose your own adventure… Are you looking for a real back-country experience while being pampered with home cooked, delicious, hot meals? Do you have a hike or wilderness trip you’ve been wanting to do but are not sure of the planning and logistics? Maybe you’re looking to improve your outdoor skills and want some private … Continue reading Private Instruction
Our fall basic survival overnighter is tentatively scheduled rain or shine October 24 – 25, 2020 9AM at Providence Zen Center in Cumberland, Rhode Island. This course will cover some basic skills that anyone can learn including: What is survival? Priorities during the fall months Kit overview Fire Techniques Tinder, Kindling and Fuel Emergency shelter … Continue reading Fall Basic Survival Overnighter
POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19 – Our summer basic survival overnighter was tentatively scheduled Saturday June 27 – 28, 2020 at 9AM rain or shine at Providence Zen Center in Cumberland, Rhode Island. This course covers some basic skills that anyone can learn including: What is Survival? Priorities during the summer months Kit overview Fire Techniques … Continue reading Summer Basic Survival Overnighter