Wilderness Survival Basic -One Day- Boston Area

Course Information

18 & up.

This is a daily course, please bring your own food. Camping is available by request.

This a hands on and informative day to get your feet wet and check out Roots while coming away with practical real world skills & knowledge that saves lives. In this course we will introduce wilderness survival mindset, basic navigation, and emergency shelter, water, fire, and food. Students will also learn new ways of engaging with the natural world through sensory awareness. Course size is limited.

Hand on skills include but not limited to:

  • Bow Drill Fire
  • Cordage
  • Edible Plant Id
  • Fire Building
  • Tarp Shelters and Knots


The course is from 10 AM-5PM at the Lincoln Elementary School, 6 Ballfield Rd, Lincon, MA. Drive into the school driveway and look for a Roots School Sign an folks gathering in the parking lot..

Course size is limited but spaces are still available!



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Directions, Gear & Logistics

Logistical information about what to bring for your class, camping during overnight courses, directions and so forth can be found here.

Registration Forms

Online registrations are preferred, but registration by mail is accepted. Either proceed online above, or mail in the forms below with a check for the deposit.