Age Group: (Ages 11 – 15)
Instructor: Laura Handley
Date: August 1 – 5
Time: 8 AM – 2 PM
Materials Fee: $40
PRCS Activity #: 709734
Description: Explore Waterford, a preserved 19th century village and the surrounding rural landscape, while learning essential survival skills. The topics of water & fire, food, medicine, signaling & navigation, and survival kits will be covered in depth. Campers will receive a kit that includes a fire-safe drinking cup, compass, and 3.6” fixed blade knife.
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Instructor Bio: Laura Handley is a teacher and writer, with a deep interest in learning how to survive and thrive within the natural world. She picked up survival skills through years of hiking, camping, and foraging, and honed them as a teaching assistant and co-instructor at Advanced Survival Training in Fauquier County, VA. She is a high-school math teacher and volunteers extensively in habitat restoration and wildlife monitoring. She also blogs about her foraging and wildcrafting projects on Instagram as @fairfaxforager.